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General Studies: Health Sciences Specialization

The General Studies, Health Sciences Specialization AS degree program provides students with an academic foundation allowing them to continue their education by applying to a competitive program at the Medical Education Campus or preparing for entry to a variety of allied health or health sciences baccalaureate programs. Students should consult an academic advisor in selecting electives to this curriculum.

Program Details

Through this curriculum, students acquire the general education background to prepare them to continue their education at NOVA or pursue a competitive program at the Medical Education Campus or preparing them for entry to a variety of allied health or health sciences baccalaureate programs.

Transfer Opportunites

In order to learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study please visit: https://www.nvcc.edu/transfer/. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.

Credit for Prior Learning

Northern Virginia Community College accepts industry-standard certifications, credentials and/or professional courses for credit. Broadly, licenses, credentials and/or certifications must be current and valid for consideration. For more information regarding the status of the certification and its eligibility for credit, please see an advisor or faculty members in the discipline area that awards CPL credit.

The most current information can be found here for CPL: Certifications and Credentials.

Program Degrees and Certificates

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Career Prospects

Through this curriculum, students acquire the general education background to prepare them to continue their education at NOVA or pursue a competitive program at the Medical Education Campus or preparing them for entry to a variety of allied health or health sciences baccalaureate programs.

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