Health Sciences

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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:

Anatomy
Biology
Physiology
Chemistry
Communications
Statistics
Psychology
Sociology
Nutrition 

 
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.

 
Transferability​
 
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

 




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