Advance your health science career

The Applied Health Sciences online degree program is designed for professionals with an associate degree in a health-related field. This 2+2 program provides a seamless transition to a bachelor’s degree, as 66 credit hours of applicable coursework may be transferred in to UNK to meet degree requirements.

This degree is ideal for professionals who are interested in advancing their education to qualify for supervisory or teaching positions in their field, or for those interested in transitioning to a new health care position or applying to professional school. Students individualize their program of study by selecting courses that best fit their career goals. Graduates of this tailored program are equipped with a competitive edge against others in their field.

Benefits of a Bachelor's Degree

Completing a bachelor’s degree qualifies you for additional job positions and careers. The median salary for those with bachelor’s degrees is 39% higher than for those with a high school diploma (no college experience) and 34% higher for those with some college but no degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Career Opportunities

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • LPN
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Radiologic Technologist