Allied Health Studies

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Allied Health Studies Program Overview

Designed for working professionals in allied health fields, Rider’s B.S. in Allied Health Studies program lets students gain the skills and credentials to advance — while balancing both their career and family life.

The experience, skills and compassion an individual brings to his or her job transforms the lives of the patients in one's care every day. But rapid changes in today’s health care environment now present allied health professionals with new challenges — and exciting opportunities. The B.S. in Allied Health Studies program prepares students for these challenges while still training them to be compassionate care givers and partners. 

This program is also available online.

Who should enroll?

  • Allied health professionals who already have received their technical education and licensure
  • Community college graduates who have earned a designated allied health profession associate’s degree.

Program Highlights

  • Choose from convenient evening courses (on campus) and select online offerings
  • Extensive advisement and academic support for working adults
  • Transfer up to 90 credits toward the 120-credit degree program
  • Tailor courses to meet to your professional goals
  • Take advantage of Rider’s special tuition, and scholarship and grant support
  • Earn college credit for what you know with our Prior Learning Assessment program

Curriculum Overview 

The curriculum is designed to provide a seamless transition from an Associate degree or a diploma program, building on the students’ experiences in allied health professions.  Separate clinicals are not required.

Admissions Requirement

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Copies of a current/unrestricted license (in any allied health field)