Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 South University Academic Catalog Version I with addendum 
2021-2022 South University Academic Catalog Version I with addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science in Allied Health Sciences (AS)

Offered at South University, Austin; South University, High Point Off-Campus Instructional Site; South University, Montgomery; South University, Online Programs; South University, Orlando Off-Campus Instructional Site; South University, Savannah; South University, Tampa; and South University, West Palm Beach.

The Associate of Science in Allied Health Sciences degree program is designed to expose students to a broad education in general studies combined with an emphasis on life science subjects such as anatomy and physiology, chemistry, nutrition, and pathophysiology. It offers students interested in health careers a knowledge base from which they may achieve their professional goals. Students within this program may consider entry into the Bachelor of Science in Health Science or other professional programs upon graduation.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates should be able to:

  1. Utilize the principles and theories of the natural, social, behavioral, and health sciences to serve as competent and considerate healthcare professionals.
  2. Demonstrate effective and culturally sensitive written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with individuals, groups and peers in a variety of healthcare settings.
  3. Identify and apply exemplary ethical and professional behaviors in various healthcare positions and organizations
  4. Apply creative and critical thinking skills to identify, explore, and develop alternative solutions for a range of healthcare delivery system issues and challenges.
  5. Effectively search, analyze and report on healthcare related data through the application of information technology and health management information systems.

Associate of Science in Allied Health Science: 90 Credits

Area I General Education Requirements: 40 Credits

Area II Foundation Requirements: 20 Credits

Area III Major Requirements: 30 Credits


South University, Online Program Offerings may not be available to residents of all states.  Please contact an admissions representative for further information.