Department of Allied Health Sciences
P.O. Box 70573
Phone: (423) 439-5050
Web Adress: www.etsu.edu/crhs/alliedhealth/
The Allied Health Leadership concentration is designed to offer students with Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in Allied Health fields the opportunity to obtain a Baccalaureate Degree by using more of their A.A.S. credits than normally transfer to a four-year institution. This concentration allows A.A.S. graduates the opportunity to receive undergraduate credit for allied health professional courses completed at a community college.
The B.S. completion program is designed for health care providers in a medical field such as medical assisting, medical laboratory technology, cardiovascular technology, physical therapy assistant, and occupational therapy assistant. This concentration will build upon existing professional knowledge to enhance skills in communications, critical thinking, problem solving, research, and leadership theories. In addition, the concentration will equip graduates with entry-level management, group dynamics, and supervisory skills as they relate to the allied health disciplines. Successful completion of the concentration will increase the mobility of the graduate into leadership positions in their respective profession.
Students seeking admission to the Allied Health Leadership concentration must meet the following criteria:
- College GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (developmental studies grades/quality points excluded)
- Official transcripts and proof of graduation from an accredited allied health Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) program (i.e. Med Lab Tech, Medical Assistant, OTA, PTA) or hold certification in a medically related field;
- Licensed or eligible for professional licensure in discipline.
Degree Requirements: 120 credits
|Major Total Requirement
| Major Core
|| (20 credits)
|| (5 credits)
|| (24 credits)
Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: ALHE-BS (AHLD)
General Education Requirements
These requirements include earning 41-42 credits in Communication, Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavior Sciences, History, Natural Sciences and Mathematics categories.
Major Specific courses listed in General Education Requirements: