Many opportunities exist in hospitals, research facilities and private doctor’s offices for individuals who want to become members of the Allied Health professional team. This team includes nurses, radiologic technologists, clinical laboratory technologists, physical therapists, phlebotomists, dental hygienists, histology technicians and more. Harcum’s Allied Health Science curriculum contains two distinct tracks to meet the needs of individuals pursuing an Allied Health career. Each track offers both full and part-time options.
Program Goals and Objectives:
- Students can enter the two-year program at Harcum to prepare for transfer to a four-year institution where they will complete the final two years of a bachelor’s degree program. An associate of science degree will be granted upon successful completion of the two-year Allied Health Science Program.
- Students can pursue the one-year Allied Health Science career track designed for students who require prerequisite coursework prior to official acceptance into the professional health science program of their choice at Harcum College.
- Provide a firm foundation of knowledge to ease the transition for students transferring to a four-year institution.
- Help each student acquire effective communication skills for interaction with patients and other professionals.
- Instill a sense of professionalism in students and pride in themselves as members of the healthcare profession.
- Instill in each individual the appreciation of continuing education and lifelong learning.
- Completed Harcum College Application
- Official high school transcript
- Official college transcript(s), if applicable
- Completion of high school biology (with lab), chemistry, Algebra I and Algebra II with a grade of C or higher
- Personal essay
- Physical exam
- TOEFL scores for students for whom English is a second language