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Health Sciences Broad Field

Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening, and online classes
Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time

Health Sciences Broad Field — Associate in Science Degree (60 credits)

About the Program


This program provides students a broad base of general education coursework relevant to the field of health sciences, in preparation to transfer to a broad array of health sciences majors at a college or university. This degree program is designed to fulfill health science baccalaureate requirements at all MnSCU system universities offering related degrees.

The degree is designed to transfer to all system universities offering related baccalaureate programs through a statewide articulation agreement. The Health Sciences Broad Field Statewide Articulation Agreement has been approved by all system universities. Even with this agreement, students must consult with both Century college and transfer university counselors/advisors early and often, for guidance and planning regarding the requirements of the various health sciences baccalaureate programs to facilitate the most efficient transition and transfer. Transfer schools and majors in the articulation agreement are listed on the Program Guide.

Articulation Agreements


Articulation agreements provide students with educational plans that help them transfer into four-year colleges and universities.

Learning Outcomes


Health Sciences Broad Field - AAS 60 Credits

    Health Support Specialist - Certificate 9 Credits

    • Draw preliminary conclusions and know when, to whom, and where to report the findings.
    • Enhance patient learning by giving, translating, or transmitting information according to the established interdisciplinary plan or care.
    • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.

    A Health Sciences Broad Field Statewide Articulation Agreement has been approved by all system universities. A copy of this agreement is available by clicking here. Please note that programs available at system universities are not all listed on the agreement. Please contact an academic advisor at Century College or at any system university for more information on available degree options.

    An articulation agreement with St. Mary’s University of Minnesota is in place to transfer the Health Sciences Broad Field — Associate in Science Degree to St. Mary’s Bachelor of Science in Allied Healthcare Management. A copy of this agreement is available by clicking here.

    Potential Transfer Bachelor’s Degree Majors/Minors


    • Allied Healthcare Management
    • Athletic Training
    • Biology – Allied Health
    • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
    • Communication Disorders
    • Community Health
    • Corrections
    • Dietetics
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Exercise Science
    • Foods and Nutrition
    • Health Education
    • Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences
    • Health Promotion
    • Health Science
    • Kinesiology
    • Movement Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Pre-Medicine
    • Pre-Occupational Therapy
    • Pre-Pharmacy
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
    • Psychology
    • Social Work
    • Therapeutic Recreation

    Contact Information


    Admissions Office 651.773.1700 admissions@century.edu Room 2350 West
    Counseling & Advising Office 651.779.3285 Ask Century Room 2410 West
    Financial Aid Office 651.779.3305 finaid@century.edu Room 2320 West

    Program Contact Information


    Jennifer Eccles,
    Nursing Program Director
    651.779.3987Jennifer.Eccles@century.eduE2294
    Carolyn Cook,
    Health/Physical Education
    651.779.3951Carolyn.Cook@century.eduW2533