Health and Medical Occupations

also Pre-Physical Therapy

Are you considering a career in the Health or Medical profession? At Hesston College, you will receive the personal attention and solid academic preparation that will take you where you want to go.

How will Hesston College prepare me for future studies?

Hesston College offers an Associate of Science degree, a degree program that ensures ease of transfer into the four-year college or university health-related program of your choice. The Associate of Science degree is especially designed to fulfill the primary sequence of courses required for subsequent upper level health-related courses.

In addition you will complete a range of liberal arts courses, course work that provides a broadly based educational foundation. The liberal arts courses are similar to and meet most introductory general education courses at four-year institutions. After two years, you will have completed at least 60 college credit hours to earn the Associate of Science degree.

Programs of Study are designed to prepare you for a number of career-paths in Health and Medical Occupations such as:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Medical Technician
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Medical Technology

What courses will I take?

With a major in Health and Medical Occupations, you can choose courses from the following offerings: Cell Biology, Environmental Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Microbiology. Typical programs of study for the Associate of Science degree at Hesston College are listed.

But that’s not all. As a Hesston College Health and Medical Occupations major, you have opportunities to serve as tutors and departmental assistants, privileges normally reserved for upperclassmen at most schools.

Why should I choose Hesston College?

Located in south-central Kansas, 30 miles north of Wichita, Hesston College is a two-year liberal arts college owned by the Mennonite Church. Hesston enrolls approximately 450 students each year. Students come from around 30 states and 15 countries. Most live on campus. With a faculty-student ratio of 1:12, most classes are small in number, providing opportunities for positive interaction between students and faculty.

Ninety-eight percent of the student population receives some form of financial aid. Hesston gives generous scholarships based on high school academic performance and ACT/SAT scores.

But you’ll do more than learn in the classroom. Hesston College cares about you, the student, providing opportunities that nurture your spiritual, cultural, and interpersonal growth, opportunities that prepare you to live in today’s and tomorrow’s world.

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