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Each degree program at South University is designed to push ambitious students to their potential by combining relevant coursework and applicable experience with a supportive faculty and professional environment. Whether your career goals find you working in a hospital, a courtroom, or a business high-rise, you’ll get the education designed to prepare you to be competitive in your chosen field.
South University has been delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899. From day one to graduation and with the help of career services, you'll have support to help you advance your career.
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If you’re interested in a career in healthcare, this associate’s degree program can give you a solid foundation for pursuing your professional goals. The Associate of Science in Allied Health Science degree potentially can be a springboard for a variety of higher degrees and health-focused professions where you can help members of your community get and stay healthy.
Every future healthcare professional needs a strong base of knowledge in the life and health sciences—no matter which allied health career path you plan to pursue. South University's online Allied Health Science associate’s degree program can provide you with exactly that: a background in general studies with an emphasis on life sciences and health.
Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals who perform a wide range of roles in physicians’ offices, clinics, and other healthcare settings. They are proficient in a multitude of clinical and administrative tasks and are widely viewed by doctors as vital members of the healthcare delivery team. The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program is devoted to a competency-based education with emphasis on the students’ mastery of clinical and administrative competencies. These competencies are validated through performance on tests, terminal performance objectives, and a clinical externship. Their training culminates in a required 200-hour, unpaid, supervised practicum at a local medical practice during their last quarter of study.
The Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program offers a curriculum that is well-rounded in all fundamental concepts and theories as they apply to physical therapy modalities and rehabilitation procedures.
This course allows for the integration of clinical experiences with didactic materials and the opportunity to correct deficiencies identified in the assessment of the student's performance in the clinic. The clinical experiences are chosen from a variety of settings, which may include hospitals, nursing homes, sub-acute facilities, and outpatient centers with which the program has entered into clinical agreements.
Occupational therapy assistants are an essential, appreciated part of a patient’s recovery process. People who enter this field are dedicated, compassionate caregivers who work hard to help injured individuals recover and return to the activities of their day-to-day lives. Upon earning a degree, you’ll be ready to enter the field armed with the skills and knowledge to become the best caregiver you can be. Upon earning the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Occupational Therapy degree at South University, you'll be equipped with the hands-on training and knowledge you need to pursue work as an occupational therapy assistant.
Occupational therapy assistants are an essential, appreciated part of a patient’s recovery process. People who enter this field are dedicated, compassionate caregivers who work hard to help injured individuals recover and return to the activities of their day-to-day lives. Upon earning a degree, you’ll be ready to enter the field armed with the skills and knowledge to become the best caregiver you can be.
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, post-graduate certificates and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.
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