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.