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Health Professions

Health Science, A.C. (Cumberland)

The Health Science option under the A.S. in Biological Science is designed to accommodate those students wishing to pursue a pathway in healthcare such as Physical Therapy, Occupation Therapy, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Chiropractic, Medical Lab Technician and a variety of healthcare professions.

Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret scientific data.
  • Write and verbally communicate scientific principles and concepts using technology and terminology appropriate to the discipline of study.
  • Locate, critically evaluate and make informed conclusions about scientific literature.
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

When you Graduate
Students can continue on in CCC's A.A.S. in Health Science or CCC's A.S. in Biomedical Science: Healthcare Option. Students obtaining this certificate can also seek professional advancement in the healthcare profession. Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.
Career Opportunities
Managerial or supervisory positions in an allied health field.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​