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Are you looking for a way to match technical skills to a passion for helping others? You don’t have to be a doctor to be a critical part of a healthcare team. The need for qualified professionals at just about every position, from front-office personnel to certified nursing assistants to IT staff, are in high demand.

At University of the Cumberlands, we have the education you need to break into—or advance—your healthcare-related career.


Both our Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health and our Bachelor of Applied Science in Allied Health will give you the tools you need to:

  • Combine your behavioral and medical science knowledge bases to grow your allied health practice skills
  • Become the advocate patients and their families need in the system
  • Manage processes and tasks within the healthcare field

The curriculum for both the associate-level or bachelor-level applied science degree will cover a number of essentials and technical areas within allied health. From core courses that offer a deeper understanding of foundational health issues to electives with hands-on clinical requirements, you will get the education you need to succeed.  Coursework for your applied science degree can include:

  • Functional Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Foundations of Health Service
  • Survey of Human Services
  • Medicaid Nurse Aid
  • Medical Terminology
  • Ethics in Health Care
  • Basic Psychology
  • Human Resource Management
  • And more!

Plus, our expert faculty truly care about your success. They’ll work with you to help you customize the electives for your degree program so that they fit your healthcare career goals. This way, upon graduation, you’ll have a strong foundation in both the academic and practical areas of allied health.


Depending on your relevant industry experience, your campus-based degree in allied health will give you the training and confidence you need to pursue a number of healthcare career opportunities, including positions as a:

  • Medical Services Manager
  • Claims Reviewer
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Medical or Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Community Health Specialist
  • And more!


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information.

Let an applied science degree from University of the Cumberlands help give you a brighter career outlook—and help your future patients and clients realize better, healthier lives. Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more! Fill out the form on this page to learn how.

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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.