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Health Sciences is the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the key aspects of health care with the opportunity to transfer into a specialization at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

What You'll Learn

You'll be able to apply your knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology to develop the clinical skills you need to take with you at the next level. Becoming versed in the different medical professions and their licensing requirements is a key aspect to this program, as well as staying up to date on the current medical trends. 

We'll develop your written, digital, and oral communication skills to get you ready for charting and other methods of communicating you'll need to do. Plus, you'll learn about different approaches to managing health care. 


Where You'll Go

We've designed this program to transfer seamlessly into SUNY Upstate with your choice of one of three areas:
  1. Medical Imaging
  2. Radiation Therapy
  3. Respiratory Therapy

If you don't plan on transferring, use this associates to become a health care receptionist, medical scribe, or health unit coordinator. 

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating with a Bachelor's degree


Popular careers, growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Medical Imaging* 17% Low
Radiation Therapy 21% Average
Respiratory Therapy 30% Average

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated.  Salary for Medical Imagining from Burning Glass.
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   

Top Transfer Partner

  • SUNY Upstate

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
SUNY Upstate Medical University Medical Imaging/Radiography (Ultrasound), B.S.
SUNY Upstate Medical University Radiation Therapy, B.S.
SUNY Upstate Medical University Respiratory Therapy, B.S.
Lincoln University
Johnson C. Smith University