Health Sciences

Associate of Science: Online

The Health Science degree is a dynamic interdisciplinary program that allows students to prepare for many careers within the health care industry. Associate degree graduates are prepared to enter the health care workforce with opportunities in community organizations, research laboratories, and insurance companies. This program will also provide pathways for students to advance to other Parker degree programs within the health sciences.

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Associate of Science: Online

The Health Science degree is a dynamic interdisciplinary program that allows students to prepare for many careers within the health care industry. Associate degree graduates are prepared to enter the health care workforce with opportunities in community organizations, research laboratories, and insurance companies. This program will also provide pathways for students to advance to other Parker degree programs within the health sciences.

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16% Health Educators and Community Health Workers growth rate between 2016-2026

16%

Career Growth Rate

118,500 jobs in the Health Educators and Community Health Worker industry in 2016

118,500

Jobs in 2016

$42,340 Mean Annual Wage for Community Health Workers

$42,340

Mean Annual Wage

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Health Sciences and Business of Health Programs Open House

Have you always had an interest in the medical field and/or Health and Wellness? Maybe you are just getting started in your research. Now is your chance! Attend Parker University’s Open House and learn more about all of our programs offered through the College of Health Sciences and the College of Business and Technology.

  • Visit with current students
  • Meet faculty and staff
  • Talk with financial aid and admissions
  • Learn about career options

Why Choose Parker?

  • Mission
  • Outcomes
  • Essentials

Mission

The mission of the Health Sciences department is to develop graduates to acquire professional careers in health science, to become researchers in their field of interest, to pursue advanced studies in health science programs and to develop leaders in the field of health and wellness.

Outcomes

The graduating student will be able to:

  1. Recognize how socio-economic, cultural, behavioral, structural, biological, environmental and other factors impact the health of individuals and communities, contribute to health disparities, and provide opportunities for promoting health throughout the life course.
  2. Understand and apply information relevant to assessing and improving population health.
  3. Work independently and collaboratively, demonstrating an understanding of professional standards.
  4. Describe issues of health care in the United States.

Essentials

Parker’s Associate of Science in Health Sciences consists of:

  • A flexible 100% online program
  • High-caliber instructors and program administrators with deep academic and professional expertise
  • Convenient schedules designed to fit students’ busy lives and family/career obligations
    • 32 credit hours of general education courses
    • 28 credit hours of Health Science major courses

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At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.

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