Associate in Health Services

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Why Study Health Services? 

With a health degree, your options are endless. Our agile, cross-disciplinary program equips you with a strong foundation in sciences and humanities in order to ground you in this rapidly changing field and give you an advantage in your future role.  

What You'll Learn 

Hands-on learning opportunities and supportive faculty give you the real-world experience you need to make a difference in people’s lives. The major-area requirements include human biology and chemistry. You’ll also study psychology, ethics, communications and mental health.

Program Details

An Associate’s degree gives you a forward-looking education in classical liberal arts and sciences, while introducing you to the creative and critical thinking skills you need to advance professionally and personally. View the core requirements and electives needed to earn an Associate of Science in Health Services from Columbia College.

Associate degree programs offer a focused exploration of general education subjects and can typically be completed in two years. Graduates are prepared to either shape their path in the workforce or advance to a bachelor's program. Bachelor's degree programs provide transformative study in a specific subject area to prepare you for new and leading-edge career opportunities.

  • Theories of addiction 
  • Psychotropic medications 
  • Medical technology 
  • Demographic changes 
  • Human behavior 
  • Social psychology

Careers & Outcomes 

Because the world of health is changing so rapidly, this cross-disciplinary approach equips students with the ability to view health from a holistic understanding of human well-being. 

Some possible paths include: 

  • Behavioral Health Technician 
  • Patient Account Representative 
  • Treatment Coordinator 
  • Medical Receptionist 
  • Medical Records Clerk

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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