Health Professions Areas of Study

The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing and Health Professions areas of study (AOS) are designed to help you expand your career potential in the health care field while opting for an alternative to traditional, campus-based education.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Health Professions Areas of Study include:

The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with an area of study in Health Studies will enable students to complete pre-requisite courses for completion of the Accelerated BSN Program admission requirements.

If you are interested in advancing your health care career, our Health Professions areas of study will:

Meet a critical demand while increasing your career potential

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment across all health care occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to 2030. Additionally, professions in this category are projected to add more jobs than any other occupational group. 

Prepare you to thrive in multiple health care settings

Completion of a Health Professions degree will position you for mid-level, supervisory and managerial roles in your current field, expand your professional options, and enrich your collaborations with health care teams and interactions with patients.

Build on a rewarding career

Our Health Professions areas of study are ideal for those already working in the health care field, including paramedics, emergency medicine technicians, medical records administrators, medical office administrators, and medical technologists. Credits earned or transferred into the area of study will transfer seamlessly into the Accelerated BSN Program general education and program prerequisites for those interested in applying to the nursing program.

Offer efficient, cost-effective pathways to a degree

Degree completion has never been more feasible with our affordable tuition rates, Zero Textbook Costsprior learning assessments and credit-by-exam options for some courses backed up by 24/7 student support. TESU also has one of the most generous transfer credit policies in higher education.

Allow you to earn credit for what you already know

TESU offers college credits for a wide variety of healthcare credentials, including BRPT registered polysomnographic technology, certified clinical medical assistant (CCMA), licensed practical nurse (LPN), New Jersey Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic certification (EMT-P). See licenses and certifications for a complete list and explore our transfer-friendly programs for community college credits.