Science: Health Sciences Specialization
Are you curious about how the human body works? If so, then an Associates of Science (A.S.) in Health Sciences degree from Virginia Western Community College is for you! Upon successful completion of this degree, students can transfer to four-year colleges across Virginia and beyond to continue their education. This can lead to careers in fields such as Nutrition, Exercise Science, Laboratory Research, Medicine, and other Health Professions. Begin your journey today to a career that will allow you to make a meaningful impact on the HEALTH of your community.
This is an Associates of Science Degree that is intended for transfer. Local Job Opportunities listed are for applicants who have successfully transferred and completed a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree.
Students that graduate from Virginia Western with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Please see this list for copies of the current agreements. Click here for a list of Virginia Transfer Partners. Virginia Western also has its own agreements with several colleges and universities that can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.
Local Job Opportunities
School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
3080 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
Matt Goff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biology
Fralin Center HP316
A.S. – Pellissippi State Technical College
B.S. – The University of Tennessee
Ph.D. – The University of Tennessee