Why Choose Allied Health Education?
The Bachelor of Science in Allied Health is a completion degree for graduates of associate degrees in the various allied health disciplines where there is no discipline specific bachelors degree available. The curriculum is designed as a "+2" degree allowing students to transfer 50 credits of professional coursework into the degree. The curriculum includes courses completed during the associate degree, completion of all required general education courses specified by the university, the College of Allied Health Sciences upper level core requirements and 14 credits of allied health electives. The curriculum has been designed to allow students to pursue different avenues during their degree completion: a certificate in gerontology; a broad general exposure to health care management; specialization in health care finanace; or a specialization in personnel practices in health care. The program will be offered off-campus and on-line to accommodate the needs of adult learners in sites other than Big Rapids.
Students may enter the program in the fall, spring or summer semester.
Graduates of the program will be able to pursue positions that require a bachelor's degree as the entry level. In addition, they will be prepared to enter graduate programs to pursue alternative career paths.
To be admitted to the program, students must have a previously earned associate degree in a health specialty from an accredited college or university or be enrolled within an associate cegree program within the College of Allied Health Sciences, and a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
In order to fulfill graduation requirements, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better. a minimum of 30 credits must be earned at Ferris State University.