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Pre-Approved Programs for the AS, Allied Health Degree Program

 

Pre-Approved Programs

Graduates of the following allied health educational programs are pre-approved to be awarded the 30 credits of clinical course work required for the Associate of Science, Allied Health.  Completion of an additional 30 credits of general education course work at Clarion University is required to complete the degree program.   

Other Programs

Accredited educational programs in allied health that are not listed above may also be appropriate for the AS degree program with a major in Allied Health.  Please read the following information.   

Course work completed in other accredited allied health educational programs will be evaluated for transfer on a case-by-case basis by Clarion University's Department of Allied Health and must meet the following criteria:

  • The educational program must be for an allied health profession that is recognized by the American Medical Association as a health care profession.

  • The allied health educational program from which the applicant has graduated must meet one or both of the following criteria, as determined by Clarion University's Department of Allied Health:

  1. The educational program must hold accreditation in good standing with a formal national programmatic accrediting agency widely acceptable to the specific allied health profession and formally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

  2. The educational program must be offered in a post-secondary institution of higher learning that has accreditation in good standing with a regional accreditor formally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education such as the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. 

*The allied health educational program from which the applicant has graduated must have entailed a minimum of 450 contact hours.

For an evaluation to determine if an accredited educational program in allied health will meet the above criteria, please email Clarion University's Department of Allied Health at pshontz@clarion.edu.