Associate of Science (A.S.) for Health Science

Quick Facts

Earn an A.S. and complete 60 semester credit hours to transfer to a bachelor’s degree in a science, health, or related pre-professional subject.

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Plan Your Transfer Pathway

A flexible A.S. opens the door to a wide range of bachelor’s degrees and careers in health science or STEM-related fields.

Work with your advisor to personalize your studies to fit your interests and needs.

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Our Program

Why Choose an A.S.?

  • Build a strong, broad foundation in science & math
  • Save money by completing 60 hours of academic transfer credits at TCC before completing a bachelor’s degree in a health science-related field at a university
  • Prepare to work in health, technology & science fields, which generally have steady job growth

Marketable Skills You Will Learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before You Enroll, Think About:

  • While the A.S. credits generally transfer to 4-year colleges and universities, it’s your responsibility to check with your destination school and program to make sure you meet their specific requirements.
  • When you work with your advisor to plan your A.S., be sure to tell them you want to transfer after you graduate from TCC.
    • Plan your A.S. with your 4-year school of choice in mind.
  • If you want to enter the workforce immediately or know you aren’t interested in transferring, explore the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) options in the Health Science Pathway.

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates

Degree

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2023–2024 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Semester Credit Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AS Associate of Science 60 $4,140

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Continuing Education Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

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Updated January 02, 2024