Health Sciences

Are you curious about how the human body works? If so, then an Associate 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. 

Transfer Agreements

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.


Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 62 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

Click here for the cost of attendance for financial aid.


Fax: 540-857-6022

Mailing address:
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