The Allied Health degree program requires the
completion of a minimum of 120 credits.
Lower-division courses from your community
college will be applied, as appropriate, up to a
maximum of 64 credits. A minimum of 32 credits must
be in upper-division courses at Towson
University. The overall program
General Education Requirements
Students must complete Towson University’s General
Education Requirements as specified in the
Undergraduate Catalog. In general, a graduate from
one of the associate degree programs included in the
Allied Health program will need to complete 12 to 21
credits of General Education courses in addition to
those that are transferred. Several of those courses
also satisfy program requirements.
Core Requirements (18 units)
All students are required to complete 18 units of
core courses in the program. Italicized courses are
( Note: new online courses are
being offered every semester. Check with the Program
Director about the availability of specific online courses.
HLTH 207 Health Care in the U.S. (3)
AHLT 310 Management for the Allied Health Professional (3) or
AHLT 311 Human Resource Management for the Allied Health
AHLT 320 Understanding Evidence Based Practice (3)
AHLT 440 *Technical and Professional Issues in Allied Health
*This course also satisfies university requirement for an
advanced writing course (1D).
AHLT 445 Research Methods in Allied Health (3)
NURS 416 Multicultural Health Care (3)
*This course will also satisfy the university requirement for an advanced writing course
Tracks (18 credits)
Students choose one of six tracks: Administration/Management, Advanced Respiratory Therapy,
Family Studies, Education, Science and Professional Preparation,or Health Promotion, Wellness, Prevention and Community Health Education.
All courses and each student’s program of study must be
approved by an Allied Health Advisor.
Click below for descriptions
and representative courses for each track. Other course
selections are possible, subject to the approval of the