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College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

Associate of Science in Health Sciences

Begin or Advance Your Career With the Versatile Associate of Science in Health Sciences

The ever-evolving health care landscape continually creates novel roles, and individuals with foundational knowledge in health care coupled with specific, concentrated skill sets can prove increasingly marketable in these new positions. WilmU’s 100% online A.S. in Health Sciences program is intended to create exactly these opportunities for entry-level career starters, as well as mid-career changers, to enter health care positions with maximal career mobility.

Specialized skills through a choice of four concentrations

Through the core courses in this Health Science associate degree program, you will gain solid foundational knowledge in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, and patient-centered care. You will choose one of four concentrations to align your learning with your specific career goals:

  • Health Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Care Management
  • Health Promotion: Fitness
  • Healthcare Practice Management

An affordable, online Associate of Science degree that accommodates your schedule

WilmU's online Health Sciences associate degree program lets you advance your education while working full time, so you can continue to earn while you learn. Seven-week block courses ensure that even as a part-time student you can make quick progress toward your degree.

Supportive faculty, staff and services

Did you know that more than 75% of WilmU students are over age 25? Our programs are designed to serve the unique needs of working adults, some of whom are returning to college coursework after a long break. Caring faculty and staff plus comprehensive student support services make the difference and bolster your success!

Dual Credit Advantage: Save Time and Tuition

This innovative associate degree is part of a series of stackable credentials. You can apply selected courses (and their credits) in this degree program to a variety of WilmU certificate programs, allowing you to earn a resume-boosting certificate and your associate degree simultaneously. Continue your education by applying some of your A.S. credits to WilmU’s B.S. in Health Sciences. Go even further by accelerating from the B.S. to an MBA or M.S. in Management in Health Care Administration.

Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Finish your A.S. in as little as 12 months.
20 courses 61 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit. You only pay for
the courses you need to complete your Health Sciences degree.

The A.S. in Health Sciences degree program is available in the following formats and locations:



Career and Industry Outlook for A.S. in Health Sciences Graduates

An associate's degree in Health Sciences opens the door to new positions, including Medical and Health Services Managers.

23% job growth

More than 35,000 Annual Openings

$48.99 Median Hourly Earnings


If you're looking for a degree program to prepare you with experience in healthcare to meet the industry's current challenges and add a required qualification to your resume, this associate degree in Health Sciences program will be valuable to you — as both a standalone credential and a stepping-stone to a bachelor's degree and beyond. — Dr. Angela Herman, Program Chair

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