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Allied Health Sciences

This multidisciplinary program prepares majors for a wide range of health care careers needed in today’s world.

TCU students prepare for careers in health care

Allied Health Science is the study of human health and improving the well-being and lives of individuals and communities, to address the numerous rewarding career opportunities the ever-expanding health care industry offers. Allied health professionals are an essential part of the delivery, care, administration and services that optimize health and quality of life outcomes for people.

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Programs Offered

Sample Courses

  • Survey of Allied Health
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Health and Wellness
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Special Admission Requirements

There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

Our Faculty

You’ll learn from the faculty experts in Harris College, representing professions across multiple healthcare sectors. Many are faculty scholars, actively engaged in research in areas such as neurological diseases, child development, public health, health disparities, and diet and nutrition.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Personal attention from faculty who are not only educators, researchers, and practitioners — they’re committed to your success.

  • You’ll learn in state-of-art classroom environments that simulate real-world health care experience.

  • Hone your leadership skills through collaborations with peers, faculty, and alumni.

  • Make valuable connections through our extensive community partnerships with regional health care agencies.

Career Prospects

The B.S. in Allied Health Sciences prepares our students for non-clinical careers in the health care industry such as:

Medical and Health Service Management
These professionals supply support, management and direction to physicians or health care organizations pertaining to staffing, training, monitoring, evaluating and compliance.

Community Health Specialist
Want to make positive change for the good of society? Teach and inspire people to adapt behaviors that promote good health and wellness.

Health Information Technician
The health care industry depends on medical records and health information technicians to organize and manage critical data.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Workplace safety is an important human right. Technicians are needed to collect data and analyze work environments and procedures.

The Allied Health Services program allows for flexibility in degree design. And we help provide foundational knowledge for being competitive when it comes to applying to postgraduate professional degree programs in health care. These graduate programs require a masters or clinical doctorate and lead to careers that include:
Genetic Counseling
Public Health
Physical Therapy