From guiding patients through treatment plans or major surgery to helping people regain their ability to manage daily tasks, health care professionals continuously strive to keep others living their best lives possible.
Healthcare is a booming career field, with the employment of medical and health services professionals growing by a projected 10 to 15 percent faster than average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, making it one of the highest growth industries in the entire world.
Whether you are interested in being involved in the operations of a healthcare business environment, helping others maintain wellness through a healthy lifestyle, or gaining the additional skills needed to advance your career in healthcare, Athens State University can help!
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Earn a degree from an institution with a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, meaning you get personalized attention and support all along the way
As the university with the lowest cost of attendance of all public, state institutions in Alabama, you can rest assured that you are getting the best value for your investment
As an upper-division institution, your goal is our goal – we focus on helping you finish what you started, advance your career, and meet your personal goals
Learn from the best and brightest – faculty members who know what knowledge and skills are needed to succeed in a competitive job market
Athens State University was founded in 1822, making it the oldest continuously-operated institute of higher learning in the state of Alabama. Offering over 50 undergraduate majors and degree options, in addition to graduate programs, Athens State focuses on providing affordable, flexible, and high-quality options for all learners.
Athens State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.