Health Care Studies: Health Science Track

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Health Care Studies student guiding a patient during MRI appointment

Advances in technology allow for breakthroughs in health care and patient management. FLCC's Health Science track will give you hands-on experience with a wide array of medical technologies, preparing you for further study in a related health science field.

The Program

Our A.S. in Health Care Studies: Health Science Track prepares students for transfer opportunities into specific fields such as Cardiovascular Perfusion, Medical Imaging/Radiography, Medical Technology and Medical Biotechnology, Radiation Therapy, Respiratory, and more. You'll gain an understanding of how new and emerging technologies can generate better health outcomes, and how to lead the healthcare industry into the future.

Explore engaging courses in this track such as Career Opportunities in Health Care, Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Medical Terminology. You will also earn general education credits from courses such as Composition and Introduction to Psychology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Evaluate personal career paths and interests related to employment in the healthcare industry.
  • Apply critical reasoning to understand the skills necessary to function effectively in a wide variety of health care situations.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and apply this information to the understanding of the practice of health care, prevention, and wellness.

The Outlook

Our A.S. in Health Care Studies: Health Science Track offers the hands-on experience and college credits needed to continue your education in a four-year degree program. Transfer schools with Health Science, Biotechnology, and Medical Biotechnology programs include:

  • RIT
  • St. John Fisher
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • SUNY Brockport
  • University of Buffalo

Online Health Care Studies Degree

In addition to the on-campus format, the A.S. in Health Care Studies: Health Science Track is also available as a fully accredited online degree program. Online study offers a flexible and convenient way to pursue a degree in a manner best suited to your individual time and scheduling needs. To ensure success and achievement of academic goals, FLCC's online students have access to all the resources and experiences available to on-campus students.

Learn more about online degree programs at FLCC to see if it’s the best-fit academic path for you.

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Related Programs

In addition to our Health Care Studies tracks, FLCC offers degrees in Nursing, Human Services, and Kinesiology and Human Performance.

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