Associate of Science in Allied Health

Expand your career options with our Associate Degree in Allied Health.

Build on your acquired professional experience with this degree.

Have you completed formal, accredited education in a field such as medical lab technology, paramedic technology, medical assisting or ultrasonography? Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

Earn your associate degree in Allied Health at PennWest University.

All you have to do is complete 30 credits in general education coursework. You’ll acquire strong critical thinking as well as oral and written communication skills and gain a fundamental knowledge of the arts and humanities, physical and biological sciences, and social and behavioral sciences. PennWest will award you with credit for your prior clinical experience – and an associate degree in Allied Health.

Upon completion of the program, you will be positioned for greater opportunities for career advancement, or have the credentials you need to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

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Credits: 30

Nicole Evanick


Median pay for medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians in 2021.


For previous clinical education.


Additional academic credits.

Allied Health (AS)
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Careers and Salaries

What Can I Do with an Associate Degree in Allied Health?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the fields of Allied Health will continue to grow faster than some others through 2030. With an A.A. in Allied Health from PennWest University, you may advance your career in a variety of fields, including:

  • Sonography
  • Cardiovascular technology
  • Phlebotomist
  • Medical assistant
  • X-ray technician

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be able to commit to personal and  professional ethical responsibility.
  2. Graduates will be able to formulate patient care strategies based on their knowledge and understanding of cultural  diversity.

The Power of PennWest

PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.

Flexible. Affordable.
Designed to Meet Your needs.