Program Overview

Designed for working professionals, as well as career changers, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Studies is offered for adult students as an on-campus or online program.

This program is best suited to allied health professionals who already have received their technical education and licensure, as well as community college graduates who have earned a designated allied health profession associate’s degree.

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Course Requirements

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.

About the Program

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. 


  • 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
  • Earn college credit for what you know with our Prior Learning Assessment program
  • Tailor courses to meet to your professional goals
  • Take advantage of Rider’s special tuition, and scholarship and grant support