The Allied Health Pre-Professional program is designed for students contemplating a career in nursing, radiography, dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, and respiratory care as well as other allied health careers.
Students who plan on taking this program will be able to apply to one of the selective health technology programs at Middlesex College or will be able to transfer to a program at a four year college or university after completion of the associate’s degree
Graduates of the program will be able to:
- Demonstrate scientific foundation knowledge and skills appropriate for students seeking positions in the healthcare field.
- Apply the scientific method to develop procedures to study questions and analyze data that typically arise within scientific fields of study.
- Communicate in writing on varied topics, producing writings that show clarity of thought and proper structure.
- Utilize technology to organize and present information to varied audiences.
Students must demonstrate Algebra I competency before taking courses in the major. Algebra I competency may be verified with a passing score on the College’s placement test or by completing the appropriate class. Students considering nursing must have a “B” or better in high school biology and chemistry both with a lab. Students considering all other allied health fields must have a “C” or better in high school biology and chemistry both with a lab. There may be additional requirements that are required depending on the major chosen.