About the Program
The Health Sciences Broad Field AS degree helps prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution for a broad array of health science majors. It’s also a good major to choose if you’re still considering whether a two-year health career program like nursing might be right for you.
Students will take such classes as:
Students will have a science-heavy focus and an excellent opportunity to get a quality first two years of a four-year degree in a smaller, more personal environment with excellent faculty as they test the waters of whether a healthcare career is a good fit for you.
Ridgewater’s degree is designed to fulfill the health science baccalaureate requirements at all MnSCU system universities offering related degrees, including but not limited to:
Bemidji State University:
Community Health and Exercise Science
Minnesota State University, Mankato:
Communication Disorders, Foods and Nutrition, Therapeutic Recreation, Dietetics, Corrections, Psychology, Health Science and Social Work
Minnesota State University, Moorhead:
Health Education, Exercise Science and Community Health
St. Cloud State University:
Athletic Training, Community Health and Social Work
Winona State University:
Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Science, Movement Science, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Exercise Science, Health Promotion and Biology-Allied Health