Health Sciences

health sciences
certificate of proficiency
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The Certificate of Proficiency in Health Sciences is a course of study that provides the foundation for several programs of study within the Allied Health arena. 

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Familiarity with human anatomy

Skills You Will Learn

  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Healthcare Basics

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

The AR Futures grant could cover your expenses for this credential. Check credential eligibility

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You could work as a(n):

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Aide

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital
  • Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
  • Baptist Health

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Credits earned may be applied to other Certificates of Proficiency in Health Science areas, the Technical Certificate in Health Professions, and/or the Associate of Applied Science degree in Cardiovascular Technology-Cardiac Sonography, Health Information
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This CP prepares students for a vast array of opportunities in the healthcare industry.


Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.