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Associate of Applied Science: Allied Health

Saturday, September 23, 2017

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University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health with five different options, in partnership with local health care providers. A total of 61-79 credit hours are required, depending upon the option completed. All options have 19 hours of general education coursework to be completed. The remaining hours are completed in the allied health program and related coursework.

Each qualifying allied health program is independently operated and requires separate application and qualifications. No guarantee of selection into an allied health program is made by declaring for the AAS Allied Health degree. Students will not be classified for this degree until meeting the enrollment requirements of the degree. Students are required to earn 15 credit hours with UA-PTC in order to qualify for graduation. (These hours can come from elective credit.) Students are required to meet with the degree advisor each semester for registration.

Qualifying allied health programs include:

Degree Options:

The following certificate programs are offered at Baptist Health College Little Rock and may be transferred to UA-PTC in order to complete the degree.

The general education requirements are for UA-PTC’s degree completer only and not prerequisites for the BHCLR programs.

Histotechnology (49 hours)

Sleep Technology (42 hours)

Surgical Technology (41 hours)

The UA-PTC Dental Assisting program is a certificate. Graduates of the program may complete the general education courses in the Allied Health program of study to earn a degree.

Dental Assisting (43 hours) 

The Radiography program is offered in partnership with St. Vincent’s Infirmary School of Radiologic Technology. Please visit the program page for more information.

Radiography (60 hours)

General Education Requirements:

Course CodeTitle
ENGL 1311Composition I
ENGL 1312Composition II
MATH 1302College Algebra
CIS 1103Computer Concepts
PSYC 2300Psychology and the Human Experience
BIOL 1411Structure and Function of the Human Body
or
BIOL 2401Microbiology

Certain options within this program of study include required summer courses and special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.

Application and Advising:

Degree Plan: Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health

Students who are enrolled at UA-PTC or started the admissions process can make an advising appointment by logging on to the MyUA-PTC Portal and clicking the Advising Appointment button.

If you do not yet attend UA-PTC, click here to schedule a campus visit or request more information.