Allied Health, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Allied Health offers a pathway for associate degree allied health professionals to obtain a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Allied Health (BASAH). This is a completion degree that consists of 60 credit hours of coursework. The BASAH will allow a student to transfer general education and up to 30 hours of clinical coursework credits from their associate degree program to meet the requirements of the BASAH program.

What can I do with this degree?
The rising demand for health services translates into rising demand for allied health professionals. The long-range trend for health care is upward, and while this should be positive for any industry, workforce shortages make this sector a growing concern. Allied health jobs account for as many as 200 health careers— representing 60% of the healthcare workforce. These jobs will likely continue to be a major source of healthcare and hospital jobs into the foreseeable future.

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:
Advanced Physical Therapy programs
Advanced Physician Assistant programs
Advanced Occupational Therapist programs
Nutritionist programs

What’s in it for me?
• A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
• Classes that meet your schedule. Many programs include 100% fully online classes, accelerated courses, or accommodating class times.
• Discounted, flat-rate tuition for students who qualify for Compete LA.
• Recognition of credits previously earned from accredited institutions.• Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Degree Length: 4 Years

University: Northwestern State University

Classroom Format: Online

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