Pre-Health Science

The Technical Certificate in Pre-Health Sciences is awarded after the successful completion of a rigorous 27-30 credit hour curriculum. This certificate is designed for students intending to apply to one of the Health Science AAS programs at South Arkansas Community College. This program allows students to earn an award after approximately one year of college education. In order to receive the Technical Certificate in Pre-Health Sciences a grade of “C” or better must be earned in each course listed in the curriculum and a student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00.  

Each Health Science AAS program at South Arkansas Community College has a unique grade, application, and prerequisite requirement. Obtaining a Pre-Health Sciences Technical Certificate does not indicate or imply pending admission into a Health Science AAS Program. Furthermore, the Pre-Health Sciences Technical Certificate does not indicate that all prerequisites have been completed for application into the various Health Science AAS Programs. Please meet with the Health Sciences Career Advisor or a Health Sciences Program Director for specific program application and prerequisite requirements.  Note: All certificate seeking students must meet basic studies score requirements (ACT/SAT/COMPASS). If deficiencies exist, the student must complete the required basic studies course(s).