The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The University offers an online bachelor of applied science (B.A.S.) in health services. This program is specifically designed for allied health professionals with an associate of applied science (A.A.S.) or associate of science (A.S.) who are interested in furthering their career in leadership in their applied health field.
Building on the student's previous education and experience, this online bachelor's degree offers allied health professionals the skills and knowledge required for professional management-oriented positions in a variety of health care settings, including:
In addition, graduates are prepared to pursue graduate degrees in health sciences, public health, and related fields.
Employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will be driven by efforts to improve health outcomes and to reduce healthcare costs by teaching people about healthy habits and behaviors and utilization of available health care services.
During the same period, employment of health services managers is projected to grow 23 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, the healthcare industry as a whole will see an increase in the demand for medical services.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition.
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.
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The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.