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Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Science

 

The Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Sciences equips you with the technical and professional skills to be a part of today’s health care system. Using state-of-the-art technology and an experienced faculty, you’ll find what you need to start an exciting career.

Allied Health

The Allied Health program has four degrees including Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Leadership, Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences, Associate of Science in Respiratory Care and Associate of Science in Allied Health.  These programs are offered on the Venango campus, Online and at the Pittsburgh site.  Please see individual program pages for location of the specific program you are interested in.

These degrees equip students to become:

  • Health care leaders

  • Radiologic technologists (x-ray technologists)

  • Diagnostic medical sonographers

  • Respiratory therapists

The Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Leadership online degree is geared toward those who wish to become health care managers, supervisors and administators.

Rehabilitative Sciences

Clarion’s Rehabilitative Sciences program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education and highly regarded throughout Pennsylvania as a producer of high quality entry-level rehabilitation/human service professionals. Students can enroll in one of four possible concentrations including Developmentally Disabled, Gerontology, Substance Abuse, and Court and Community Services.

These programs are offered on the Clarion campus, Venango campus, and Online.  Please see individual program pages for location of the specific program you are interested in.

The two-year Associate of Science Rehabilitative Services program at Venango campus prepares individuals to make a positive impact upon special needs individuals in human services settings.   

Respiratory Care

Clarion University's Associate of Science in Respiratory Care program prepares students to be registered respiratory therapists. Respiratory care practitioners (respiratory therapists) evaluate and care for individuals who have breathing and other cardiopulmonary ailments ranging from moderate to life-threatening.  This program is offered only at the Venango campus location.

Medical Imaging

Medical Imaging : With this education, you can be employed as a radiologic technologist (x-ray technologist) or as a diagnostic medical sonographer (ultrasound technologist). This program is offered only at the Venango campus location.

Liberal Studies

There are three Liberal Studies Concentrations offered on the Clarion campus that deal with health and physical education:

  • Concentration in Sports Management

  • Concentration in Athletic Coaching

  • Concentration in Athletic Training Education