Health Sciences Broad Field

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

About the Program

This program provides students with 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 Minnesota State universities offering related degrees.

The degree is designed to transfer to all Minnesota State universities offering related baccalaureate programs. 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.

Potential Transfer Bachelor’s Degree Majors/Minors

  • Allied Healthcare Management
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology – Allied Health
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Corrections
  • Dietetics
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Exercise Science
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Health Care Management
  • 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

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Cost & Financial Aid

As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.

Financial Aid

Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our programs qualify for financial aid including grants, loans, and college work-study. Eligibility for financial aid is determined annually based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Century College’s Federal School Code is 010546.

Scholarship Opportunities

Each year, the Century College Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships to our students. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

Tuition cost per credit*: Century College - $203.49; University of Minnesota, TC - $520.50; Private for-profit colleges - $1,300; Private colleges & universities - $2,320 *Annual tuition and fees **Based on posted institutions average cost per credit

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Please contact an academic advisor at Century College or at any Minnesota State University for more information on available degree options.

Metropolitan State University accepts the Health Sciences Broad Field Associate in Science Degree in their Individualized Studies Bachelor of Arts Program.

Capella University accepts the Health Sciences Broad Field Associate in Science Degree to transfer to Capella’s Business, Business Administration, or Health Care Management Bachelor of Science Degrees.

St. Mary’s University of Minnesota accepts the Health Sciences Broad Field, Associate in Science Degree in transfer to St. Mary’s Bachelor of Science in Healthcare and Human Services Management.