Board of Governors - Allied Health

Program Description
The Board of Governors Associate in Applied Science Degree is designed to assist adult learners to meet occupational goals, employment requirements, establish professional credentials, or achieve personal goals. This degree provides Mountwest Community & Technical College a mechanism to deliver educational programs to nontraditional students desiring to complete their post-secondary education.

This program is available to nontraditional students who have graduated from high school two or more years prior to enrollment. For those students who earned their GED certificate, program application must be at least two years from the date their class would have graduated from high school.

This degree requires participants to complete a minimum of 12 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution of higher education of which three (3) credits hours must be earned at Mountwest Community & Technical College with a letter grade of “C” or higher.

To be eligible for the ‘Area of Emphasis’ students must complete 15 credit hours of work in an approved occupational concentration, including Allied Health, Business, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Maintenance Technology, and Transportation. For more information on available ‘Area of Emphasis’ for this degree, contact the program coordinator at (304) 710-3414.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-20151,2

  Communication 6
  Mathematics or Science 6
  Computer LIteracy 3
  Social Science or Hamanitites 6
  This component consists of 33 credit hours from the following options: Area of Emphasis; portfolio course (TS 101) credits, CLEP and DSST exams, Military Credits, challenge exams, special assessment of licensure/certifications/formal training programs, transfer and residential course work, and capstone course.
Courses in the following 100 level or higher course (in any combination), in which students earned a letter grade “C” or higher or “CR” may be used to fulfill the concentration requirements: AH, CLIN, CLA, DA, DLT, EME, PAR, HIT, MA, MAS, PHT, PTA, RS, RAD, AND RTT.

1 Graduation requires a minimum institutional cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
2 At least twelve credits completed at a regionally accredited institution(s). At least three credit hours must be completed at Mountwest Community & Technical College to establish an institutional GPA and academic residency.
3 Courses in which students earn a letter grade “C” or higher, or “CR” can be applied towards the concentration.

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