The Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Allied Health is a completion degree for licensed or licensure eligible allied health graduates of associate degrees in the numerous allied health disciplines where there is no discipline specific bachelor degree available. This degree allows two-year health degree students the opportunity to advance in their chosen health profession or continue into a graduate program. The curriculum is designed as a “+2” degree allowing students to transfer 50 credits of their professional coursework.
The Division of Nursing and Allied Health will have a significant positive impact on health, especially in rural environments through teaching, service, scholarship, and practice.
As an integral part of its parent institution, the Division of Nursing and Allied Health will sustain high-quality programs that meet the diverse needs of students and will serve as a catalyst for healthcare careers and professional development.
The Division of Nursing and Allied Health offers a baccalaureate program leading to the degree, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences with a concentration in Allied Health. This program is intended to serve Allied Health associate degree graduates who wish to upgrade their academic credentials to include the baccalaureate degree. The BAS with a concentration in Allied Heath degree program provides graduates of health care programs the opportunity to gain the added expertise needed to expand their professional roles in the health care system.
In fulfillment of its mission, the Division of Nursing and Allied Health will:
At the end of the program, the graduate of the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences with a concentration in Allied Health Upgrade Completion program will be able to:
To be admitted to this program, you must:
In accordance with University policy, all baccalaureate candidates must complete the general education requirements. Transfer credits are considered on an individual basis. All general education courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C".
|HCA 401/NUR 401||Health Related Research and Evidence Based Practice||3 credits|
|HCA 413/NUR 413||Health Care Ethics and the Law||3 credits|
|HIT 239||Health Care Quality Improvement||3 credits|
|HLT 386||Health Care Policy||3 credits|
|HLT 407||Leadership and Management in Health Care||3 credits|
|NUR 456||Integrated Practice in Health Care||3 credits|
Select 12 credit hours from the following courses:
|BUS 343||Human Resource Management||3 credits|
|HCA 308||Managerial Accounting in Healthcare||3 credits|
|HCA 321||Health Care Finance||3 credits|
|NUR 302||Pharmacology||3 credits|
|NUR 301||Promoting Healthy Communities||3 credits|
|NUR 309||Holistic Health Assessment and NUR 309L Holistic Health Assessment Lab||3 credits|
|PSA 301||Emergency Medical Technician||3 credits|
|PSY 308||Human Development||3 credits|
|SOC 321||Rural Societies||3 credits|
30 total credits must be UMFK and 45 total credits must be 300 level or higher.
NOTE: For a full printable PDF of the catalog, please visit the Catalog Archive page here.