College of Health Professions


Degree Requirements

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 structure follows:

Required Courses

Core Curriculum Requirements
Students must complete Towson University’s Core 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 Core courses in addition to those that are transferred. Several of those courses also satisfy program requirements.

Foundation Course Requirements (18 units)
All students are required to complete 18 units of Foundation courses in the program. Italicized courses are available online.

( 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 Professional (3)
  • AHLT 320 Understanding Evidence Based Practice (3)
  • AHLT 440 *Technical and Professional Issues in Allied Health (3)
  • 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 (1D)

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 program director.

Allied Health
Linthicum Hall, Suite 121

Phone: 410-704-4049
Fax: 410-704-4965




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