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Health Sciences Broad Field

at St. Cloud Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The AS Degree is designed to prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate degree (BS) in a related scientific or technical field such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Kinesiology or other science based majors. The purpose of this program is to give students a solid foundation in the sciences and to allow a more seamless transfer to a baccalaureate degree major or program in the sciences, math or other health care or medical field.

The AS Degree is awarded after the successful completion of 60 semester credits. At SCTCC, this includes a minimum of 48 semester credits from the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum including courses in areas such as oral and written communication, the lab sciences, and math. In addition, students will take 12 semester credits of electives. Electives will be carefully chosen with the help of an advisor to account for other MnTC or occupational requirements. A minimum of 20 semester credits must be earned at SCTCC.

Program Locations

  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College 56303

Labor Market Information

  • Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

  • Median wage: $31.97/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.52/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Toll-Free: (800) 222-1009 Local: (320) 308-5089 TTY: (320) 308-5988