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Find your path in Health Studies
Talk to an enrollment services representative about your options and earn your degree in as few as 10 months!
What will I learn?
GENERAL EDUCATION PRINCIPLES
PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION
PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
A Health Studies Associate Degree can open the door to the opportunity to take your career to the next level. A Health Studies degree provides an opportunity for individuals to build on prior education to earn the educational credential that is often needed for advancement.
Whether you want to work with people or data, a Health Studies Associate Degree may help move your career in the right direction.
Cost & Financial Aid
Education is a major investment, but it’s an investment in your future. Every student comes to Carrington with unique financial needs. Carrington College is committed to helping you achieve your education goals. We participate in most financial assistance programs, both federal and state, as well as private financing. Each program has different requirements and application instructions. Student loans, grants, and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
For complete information on current tuition costs, please see the Academic Catalog.
About Online Learning
At Carrington, we believe learning should be at the pace of the student. That’s why we offer online degree-completion programs to allow students to learn “anytime, anywhere” while continuing to work for their current employer.
Earning an associate degree in Health Studies via this online degree-completion program requires 24 to 36 semester credit hours of general education courses, depending on credits transferred. Students can complete the program in as few as 42 weeks (not including breaks).
To enroll in the Health Studies online program, students must have a certificate from an accredited institution with a minimum of 24 semester credit hours and at least a 2.0 GPA applicable to a health-related program. Once you meet the minimum requirements, all it takes to get started is unrestricted access to a computer with reliable Internet access and an email account.
Accreditation & Approvals
Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814; 415- 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at http://www.accjc.org/.
For comprehensive information on Carrington’s accreditation approvals, visit carrington.edu/accreditation.
Check out our guide on pursuing a degree in Health Studies.
Carrington’s Health Studies program, which culminates in an Associate of Science Degree, provides an opportunity for individuals to build on prior education to earn the educational credential that is often needed for advancement. Offered in an online format, students in the Health Studies program enjoy the flexibility of attending school “anytime, anywhere” while continuing to work in their current jobs. Students are provided with a comprehensive learning experience provided by faculty who complete specialized instruction to prepare them to teach via this medium. Learn more about this online degree completion option and how it may be the right path to advancing your health care education and career.
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