“OSUIT’s Allied Health Sciences degree program was developed in response to statistics showing that Allied Health professionals and technicians are in high demand in Oklahoma especially rural Oklahoma and across the nation.”
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology offers comprehensive general education courses featuring:
The Associate degree in Allied Health Sciences will prepare students with the basics for healthcare specialties which have a high demand for skilled technicians.
According to the Census Bureau, an adult with an associate degree will earn about $500,000 more over their lifetime than someone with just a high school education.
Graduates who earn an Associate in Science degree in Allied Health Sciences from OSU Institute of Technology can seamlessly continue their education towards a Bachelor’s degree that will allow them to pursue careers in a wide variety of fields such as:
After students earn their A.S. in Allied Health Sciences, they can transfer to four-year universities around the state to gain a baccalaureate degree. One of those universities is The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Tulsa. OSUIT has worked with administrators at the university to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU will allow OSUIT to transfer their credits to OU and enroll in one of their many degree programs in the Allied Health Sciences fields.
Statistics from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (EOSC), which lists the Allied Health Sciences fields as among the top 30 fastest growing occupations in Oklahoma through 2018