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Health Sciences

The Health Sciences Broad Field A.S. degree helps prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution for a broad array of health science majors. It’s also a good major to choose if you’re still considering whether a two-year health career program like nursing might be right for you.
  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

Students will have a science-heavy focus and an excellent opportunity to get a quality first two years of a four-year degree in a smaller, more personal environment with excellent faculty as they test the waters of whether a healthcare career is a good fit for you.

Ridgewater’s degree is designed to fulfill the health science baccalaureate requirements at all MnSCU system ​universities offering related degrees, including but not limited to:

Bemidji State University:

  • Community Health
  • Exercise Science

Minnesota State University, Mankato:

  • Communication Disorders
  • Corrections
  • Dietetics
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Health Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Therapeutic Recreation

Minnesota State University, Moorhead:

  • Community Health
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Education

St. Cloud State University:

  • Athletic Training
  • Community Health
  • Social Work

Winona State University:

  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Science
  • Exercise and Rehabilitative Science
  • Health
  • Health Promotion ​and Biology-Allied Health
  • Movement Science

2016-2017

Health Sciences Broad Field
Hutchinson and Willmar
60 Credits

2015-2016

Health Sciences Broad Field
Hutchinson and Willmar
60 Credits