Toledo Campus: Associate of Science Degree in Health Sciences

Health Sciences

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Start your career and extend your career options with a degree in the allied health field

Mercy College of Ohio’s Associate of Science degree in Health Sciences provides an opportunity to explore healthcare and allied health fields. It serves as a launch pad for students interested in either the clinical or administrative sides of healthcare. The program provides a solid foundation for students who may wish to take the time to explore the right career path.

Program Overview

Whether you want to start your career in an allied health field or build on existing knowledge and experience to progress in your career, earning an Associate of Science in Health Sciences degree will help you reach your educational and professional goals.

The program provides an academic gateway to other Mercy College programs including the Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Science of Nursing Pre-licensure, and Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Completion.

Sample program of study for Associate of Science Degree in Health Sciences.

Curriculum effective Fall 2019. For students enrolled prior to Fall 2019, please reference the Mercy College catalog.

Graduates of the Associate of Science in Health Sciences will be:
  1. committed to social engagement, demonstrating the knowledge and skills required to be an active participant in the betterment of society.
  2. committed to intellectual inquiry, able to identify, evaluate, and propose solutions to problems in creative ways.
  3. effective communicators, able to write, speak, and listen as a professional in the graduate's chosen field.
  4. proficient with ethical reasoning, using the Mercy Values as part of graduate’s everyday decision-making process.
  5. professionally competent, displaying the capacity to successfully join the workforce in one’s desired field upon graduating.

Program Outcomes

Admission Requirements

Entrance into Mercy College of Ohio requires either an earned diploma from an accredited high school, a homeschooled program in a college preparatory course of study, or a general equivalency diploma (GED).

Following are the requirements for admission to Mercy College of Ohio:

  • Cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher or a general equivalence diploma (GED) recipient with a score of 500 (score of 53 prior to 2002).
  • ACT (American College Test) or SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) test scores
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