Allied Health Degrees
Keystone College offers a number of pre-professional tracts in the allied health disciplines including; nursing, occupational therapy, radiologioc technology and diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, respiratory care, medical technology, and ultrasound. These programs provide the first two years of study required for the respective disciplines. After successful completion of all required coursework and experiential learning hours of study at Keystone College, the student will have the opportunity to transfer credits to articulating schools as listed for completion of studies within the discipline. The completion phase is usually an additional two years of study at the articulating university. Students in good academic standing will have all credits taken at Keystone College transfer into their respective affiliate programs.
Allied Health Concentrations
Medical technologists are clinical laboratory scientists, who perform and use sophisticated laboratory techniques to aid the physician in uncovering diseases and monitoring medical conditions. A medical technologist is often on the leading edge of scientific research and plays an increasingly valuable role in the field of science and health care.
The pre-medical technology degree at Keystone College prepares students for articulation into baccalaureate programs:
Nursing is one of the most rewarding and challenging fields in today’s health care industry and you can make a real difference in people’s lives by caring for them. This program will help prepare you to enter into a nursing or baccalaureate program. We’ve developed articulation agreements with:
Pre-Occupational Therapy/Respiratory Care
Occupational therapists use goal-directed activities to promote functional performance in individuals affected by physical injury, birth defects, aging, or emotional or developmental problems. The Pre-Occupational Therapy prepares students for entry into a 2+2 BS program with an articulating school:
Respiratory therapists perform studies of pulmonary function in patients, aid in pulmonary treatment and exercise, and assist the physician in treating patients with pulmonary disease. The Pre-Respiratory Therapy prepares students for entry into a 2+2 BS programs with the following articulating schools:
Radiotherapists assist physicians in treating patients with malignancies. Radiotherapists use targeted radiation to shrink or destroy malignancies. Medical imaging and Ultrasound technologists assist in diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions using x-ray imaging, CT scanning, medical ultrasound, MRI and nuclear medicine
Students interested in these disciplines often pursue multi-competency degrees in four-year (2+2) baccalaureate degree programs. Because of this, Keystone College has secured transfer agreements with such schools as
Our Successful Graduates
Graduates of Allied Health programs at Keystone College have been accepted into bachelor degree programs at Florida Gulf Coast University, Keiser University, Marywood University, Milikan University, Misericordia University, Penn State University, Robert Marris University, SUNY Upstate Medical, Thomas Jefferson University, the University of Scranton, and William Patterson.
Real World Experience
From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.
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