Department of Allied Health Sciences
The Department of Allied Health Sciences (formerly School of Allied Health) was established in 1972 as the primary educational resource for the preparation of allied health professionals within the state. Throughout its history, our mission has been to provide educational programs and leadership that will improve health care and the health care delivery system. The Department is firmly committed to fostering cultural competence in students, faculty and members of the health care community and to increasing career opportunities for individuals from under represented populations in the allied health professions.

All Allied Health Sciences programs and majors are firmly committed to multi-ethnic participation, quality instruction, the expansion of knowledge within their respective disciplines, the integration of didactic and clinical experience, and the enhancement of an interdisciplinary approach to health care. Some programs are accredited by their appropriate professional accrediting association.

In the Department of Allied Health Sciences you can...
  • Apply theoretical aspects of the sciences to laboratory and diagnostic procedures, nutritional care, and/or health promotion.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary healthcare approach, combining academic study with hands-on clinical rotations in medical centers and labs at over 300 sites throughout the United States (select programs).
  • Earn a Bachelor of Science degree or Masters degree
  • Complete requirements as part of your Baccalaureate degree for admission to graduate study in health professions such as Medical School, Dental School, Physical Therapy, Post-Baccalaureate Nursing, Optometry, Health Promotion, Public Health, plus many more.
  • Pursue a position in health professions, and/or pursue advanced degrees in programs related to Administration, Allied Health Education, Dietetics, Disability Related Services, Health Promotion, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Occupational Safety & Health, Orthotics and Prosthetics, and Physician and Dental professions.

Programs at-a-glance:

Allied Health Sciences:
    Health Sciences
    Health Promotion Science
    Occupational Safety and Health
    Standard Plan
Individualized Major in Allied Health
Professional Programs:
Diagnostic Genetic Sciences:
    Molecular Diagnostics
Dietetics: Coordinated Program
Medical Technology

Masters in Allied Health

Internship & Certificate
Certificate Program in Health Promotion and Health Education (CHPHE)
Dietetic Internship

Diagnostic Genetic Sciences:
    Molecular Diagnostic

Contact Us:
For more information about the majors in Allied Health Sciences or to request additional information on any of our programs, you can reach us at:
University of Connecticut
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department of Allied Health Sciences
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 2101
Storrs, CT 06269-2101
(860) 486-2834

Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Rd U-2101
Storrs, CT 06268-2101
Phone: (860) 486-2834 Fax: (860) 486-5375

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