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Health Professions

Health Professions

BS/Health Science, A.S. (Cumberland)

Biological Science/Health Science, AS

The Health Science option under the A.S. in Biological Science is designed to accommodate those students wishing to pursue a pathway in healthcare such as Physical Therapy, Occupation Therapy, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Chiropractic, Medical Lab Technician and a variety of healthcare professions.
Program Goals

·         Analyze and interpret scientific data.

·         Write and verbally communicate scientific principles and concepts using terminology appropriate to the discipline of study.

·         Organize and analyze data to solve problems.

·         Locate, interpret, critically evaluate and make informed conclusions about scientific literature.

·         Identify career options in the healthcare industry.

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

When you Graduate
A.S. programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four-year colleges and universities. Graduates of this program will be prepared for entry into baccalaureate programs in healthcare. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities.
Career Opportunities

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​