Associate's & Bachelor's Degrees

Allied Health (AS/BS)

Whether you are looking to begin or advance in your allied health career, Widener's online associate's and bachelor's degree programs in allied health education will help you become a valued team member.

Program Overview

Our associate's and bachelor's degree programs in allied health are designed for healthcare professionals from a variety of backgrounds. Our programs are developed for those looking to advance their education, seeking a career change, or returning to finish their degree. We provide 100% online, flexible course structures for the working professional and personalized advising from start (application) to finish (graduation).

Online Program Options

The core courses for this program highlight trends and contemporary issues related to allied health fields. Electives, including applied supervision and healthcare writing, allow you to develop competency in a focused area. This program is offered 100% online. Both new and transfer students may enroll. 

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This program allows students to quickly take the core foundation classes, and the degree easily rolls over for those looking to complete our bachelor's degree. This program is offered 100% online.

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Students who have completed an approved allied health program and have an active certification can turn their certification into course credits by receiving transfer credit towards their associate's or bachelor's degree. 

Eligible students in the bachelor's in allied health program can earn both a bachelor of science and a master of education in allied health education degree through the accelerated organizational development and leadership program. This is a great option to take advantage of if you are considering a master's degree. You will also have the option to take up to 12 credits of Master’s level work while completing their undergraduate degree.

Both the bachelor's and master's degree programs are offered 100% online. You can apply for admission to the program any time after you have reached 90 credits within the bachelor's program or upon associate dean approval. A 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for admission.

Learn more about the master's degree in allied health education.

Admissions Requirements

  • Complete your online application
  • Submit official transcripts from any high school, college, or trade school attended, if applicable
  • Submit proof of high school graduation or GED
  • Submit proof of active certification in an allied health field
  • Submit transcripts from allied health program(s) as appropriate

Program Highlights

You will prepare for careers in health care administration, medical management, and public health. The online program combines concepts of allied health that are critical to success as a healthcare professional. Successful students apply communication skills that show an understanding of healthcare topics.

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Advanced Standing and Financially Affordable

Your degree is within reach, thanks to a free application and affordable tuition with financial aid opportunities. You can begin at a sophomore or junior level with 30-51 credits awarded for completion of an approved allied health program with active certification.

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100% Online Flexible Course Structure

Participate in small classes that cover a variety of topics. Our program is offered fully online in a flexible format that will fit your busy schedule, and you’ll receive college credits for your current active allied health certifications.

Also, when you graduate, you can easily advance to our graduate degree in allied health.

Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

Explore healthcare trends in the clinical and educational fields. You'll learn about a variety of healthcare options, and some students may be eligible to teach in clinical-based settings.

Recent Employers & Industry Connections

  • Crozer-Keystone Health System

Outlook & Outcomes

Potential Careers

  • Healthcare administration
  • Medical office management
  • Public health administration
  • Clinical career paths with certifications

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Financial Aid

At Widener, opportunities for financial aid extend to all our students. Discover how Widener can help make obtaining your degree possible.

Next steps to apply

We strongly encourage you to meet with an academic advisor either in-person or by phone, prior to submitting your application. Once you are ready to apply, it’s easy! No application fee! Complete the online application form and send us your admission requirements.

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