Allied Health is a broad field of study encompassing diverse health care professions, including clinical laboratory personnel, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietetic services, medical record personnel, radiologic services, speech-language pathology and audiology and respiratory therapy. It does not include physicians, nurses, dentists, or podiatrists. SOURCE: Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, 5th Edition; Miller and Keane.
Since 1982 the allied health department has offered degree and certificate programs. The degree and certificate programs prepare students for careers in health care. The programs offered are: