Bachelor of Applied Science – Allied Health
With the aging U.S. population and changes due to the Affordable Care Act, the need for skilled healthcare workers is increasing. Now you can earn your bachelor's degree in this fast–growing field at Seattle Central. Our Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Allied Health can prepare you for a rewarding career with one of our nationally–accredited tracks:
- Respiratory Care
- Dental Hygiene
- Community Health and Education (NEW program!)
- Healthcare Services Management (NEW program!)
The Respiratory Care and Dental Hygiene tracks in the Allied Health BAS replace the associate degree tracks previously offered.
Healthcare Education at Seattle Central
Our Allied Health bachelor's degree provides you with specialized, hands–on learning to develop:
- Critical thinking skills
- Knowledge of science
- Technical expertise
- Communication skills
- Management strategies
Upon completion, you will be equipped with the knowledge and experience to launch a career in clinical, teaching and administrative roles.
You will learn how to apply classroom concepts in real–life training environments from our instructors, who are experts in the allied health field. Through hands–on learning, you will get the theory and practices needed to prepare for your licensing exams and to launch your career.
Pre–Physician Assistant Coursework
Our Community Health and Education and Respiratory Care applied bachelor's degree tracks can help you meet the requirements to apply to UW School of Medicine's MEDEX Northwest Physicians Assistant training program. For more information, please email AlliedHealthBAS.Central@seattlecolleges.edu.