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Health and Health Administration

You care about the well-being of others. You want to help them be healthy and free from pain, and heal them if they are ill. Helping others to be their best selves and maximize their potential invigorates you. Whether nursing, dental health, sonography, massage, radiography, imaging, phlebotomy, physical therapy or another health career, you will find your vocation in the Health and Health Administration path!


*Please note: Some degrees in this path have specific admission requirements that must be fulfilled prior to applying to the program. These include: Nursing | Health and Rehab Sciences | Allied Health | Dental. Visit the catalog pages (by clicking the links below) to learn about application requirements for each program.


Degrees and Certificates in this Path
Programs Degree Type
Dental Hygiene A.A.S Career
Diagnostic Medical Sonography: General, Vascular, and Echocardiography Concentrations A.A.S  Career
Histotechnician A.A.S Career
Medical Laboratory Technology A.A.S. Career
Nursing A.S.N. Career
Occupational Therapy Assistant A.A.S. Career
Opticianry (this program is currently on hold pending revisions) A.A.S. Career
Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S. Career
Radiography A.A.S. Career
Respiratory Therapy A.A.S. Career
Therapeutic Massage (this program is currently under review and not accepting new students) A.A.S. Career
Computed Tomography Imaging  Certificate Career
Dental Assisting Certificate Career
Health Care Interpreter (this program is currently under revision and not accepting new students) Certificate Career
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate Career
Phlebotomy Certificate Career
Practical Nursing Diploma Career
Renal Dialysis Technology Certificate Career
Therapeutic Massage (this program is currently under review and not accepting new students) Certificate Career
URI JAA Related to this Path (JAA Information)
Programs Degree
Communicative Disorders B.S.
Health Studies: Global and Environmental Health, Health Promotion, Health Services B.S.
Human Development and Family Studies B.S.
Medical Laboratory Science B.S.
Psychology B.A. or B.S.
RIC JAA Related to this Path (JAA Information)
Programs Degree
Psychology B.A.
Four Year Program-to-Program Transfer Agreements
Institution Program Degree Type
Chamberlain College of Nursing RN - BSN B.S.N. Transfer
Charter Oak State College Dental Hygiene - Health Care Administration B.S. Transfer
  Dental Hygiene - Health Studies B.S. Transfer
  Histotechnician - Health Care Administration B.S. Transfer
  Histotechnician - Health Studies B.S. Transfer 
  Nursing - Health Care Administration B.S. Transfer
  Nursing - Health Studies B.S.  Transfer
Southern New Hampshire Nursing - RN to BSN B.S. Transfer
University of Bridgeport Dental Hygiene - Dental Hygiene B.S.N. Transfer
Vermont Technical College Dental Hygiene - Dental Hygiene B.S. Transfer

An ASSOCIATE degree from this path helps students begin careers such as:

  • Dental assistants
  • Dental hygienists
  • Diagnostic medical sonographers
  • Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
  • Magnetic resonance imaging technologists
  • Massage therapists
  • Medical assistants
  • Nursing assistants
  • Occupational therapy assistants
  • Phlebotomists
  • Physical therapy assistants
  • Radiologic technologists
  • Registered nurses
  • Respiratory therapists

A BACHELOR'S degree enables students to begin careers such as:

  • Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians
  • Dietitians and nutritionists
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Occupational health and safety specialists

Check out the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for more information, including salaries, on a career in Health and Health Administration.