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The Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) Health Sciences AAS-T degree prepares students for various healthcare related training programs with strong knowledge and skills in college-level academics such as math, English, natural sciences, humanities, and social science. Students in LWTech's Health Sciences program will be prepared to apply for selective admissions to LWTech's Health Sciences Programs or applied baccalaureate programs at other universities.

The Health Sciences AAS-T degree is designed to provide students with professional certificates in Health Science areas, such as nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapist assistant, public health, funeral services, and dental assisting; or to provide skills to students who have general education credits but no professional training.

Health Sciences AAS-T graduates will: 

  • Be prepared to obtain employment in a specialty within health sciences or transfer to a health science baccalaureate program
  • Work effectively as a member of a healthcare team
  • Describe how health science professions contribute to health care delivery
  • Advocate on behalf of patients to diverse health care practitioners and patient care teams
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • Meet social science, humanities, written communication, and quantitative reasoning distribution area outcomes

Admissions Requirements

Entry into this program only requires completion of an admissions application.