Health Care Studies AS | SUNY Online

Health Care Studies AS

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Credits: 63

Cost per credit: $207

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Health Care Studies AS

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Healthcare Studies online degree from Finger Lakes Community College gives you the knowledge and hands-on training you'll need to thrive in today's exciting and evolving field of healthcare.

This online healthcare degree program puts you on the path to a four-year degree in a wide range of health fields inlcuding online Bachelor degree in Healthcare Management and Healthcare Management Bachelor of Technology. Your coursework in Health Care Studies online covers both SUNY general education requirements aand specific classes in healthcare that will enable you to explore your academic interests. Classes such as Sports Nutrition online and Human Services in Contemporary America will expand your understanding of the role of health and healthcare in society.

You'll also have the opportunity to take a variety of electives, including Microbiology, Physiology of Exercise, Sports Nutrition, Human Services in Contemporary America, and Pathophysiology courses online.

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"Our graduates understand how to function in a variety of health care settings, and move on to pursue degrees in health care administration, nursing, community health, and more" – Melissa M, Professor and Program Coordinator
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Program consists of: 4 Semesters
Credits: 63

Cost per Credit: New York Residents: $207 Out of State: $248

About the Program

Healthcare management is one of the country’s fastest growing job markets with jobs expected to grow 18% by 2026 as employers look to fill tens of thousands of new positions. With concentrations in Microbiology, Physiology of Exercise, Sports Nutrition, and more, this program prepares students for continued education in a four-year degree program within a wide range of health-related fields.

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Benefits of starting health care studies at a community college

  • Ready yourself for a rewarding career helping those in need with online coursework from instructors in the field
  • Begin your studies in this broad-based program, and then specialize later when you transfer to a 4-year Health Care degree online
  • Learn about health care, prevention, and wellness topics in society
  • All health care courses required for the 2-year health studies degree are fully online
  • Low tuition rates for NY state residents earning an online degree
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Explore your interests with health care studies courses

  • Courses in the program are:
    • Career Opportunities in Health Care
    • Medical Terminology
    • Ethical Considerations in Health Care
    • Health
    • First Aid and Basic Life Support
    • Anatomy
    • Nutrition
  • Approved electives include:
    • American Sign Language I online
    • Chemical Dependency courses online
    • Trans-Culture Considerations in Health Care online
    • Human Sexuality courses online
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Types of careers for healthcare students

  • Use your FLCC degree as a springboard to additional studies for careers in health care such as:
  • Human Services
  • Radiation
  • Radiology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Health Care Administration
  • Community Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Public Health
  • Nursing

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  • Open the door to your future with a SUNY degree

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