AS Health Sciences

Biologists positively impact the future with rewarding careers in biotechnology, medicine, veterinary, pharmaceuticals, environmental science or research. They study living organisms to advance our understanding of life processes and our ability to solve human health problems by examining the relationship, development, anatomy and functions of all forms of life.  The IVC Health Sciences Program is dedicated to offering a quality program that will meet the lifelong learning needs of our students and prepare them for admission into allied health professional schools, or transfer to California State University, University of California or other 4 year institutions. 

The primary mission of the Department of Health Sciences (HS), School of Life Sciences and Technologies (LST), is to provide a solid foundation for the student who wishes to pursue further study at the baccalaureate level and for those students planning to enter a pre-professional or professional program in health-related field such as nursing, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, physical therapy assistant, message therapy, nutritional therapy and dietician, occupational therapy, medicine, dentistry, dental assistant, optometry, and veterinary science.  Courses offered include topics in biochemistry, human anatomy, human physiology, microbiology, and biotechnology.  Students who complete an appropriate pathway in Health Sciences may earn an Associate in Science, the Biotechnology-Lab Assistant Certificate of Achievement, or the Biotechnology Biomanufacturing Technician Certificate of Proficiency. 

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$10,944 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Aug 2024

Start Month

Jul 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • August 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time