Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)

University of Mississippi

Allied Health Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Allied Health Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Allied Health Studies is designed to help students who are pursuing a career in various health professional fields.  This interdisciplinary degree program allows students to combine different courses from various majors to help prepare them for their professional school of choice.  The Liberal Arts core curriculum allows students to be exposed to a  broad learning in multiple disciplines which empowers them to deal with complexity, diversity, and change in the greater world.

Why Choose Allied Health?

The Allied Health Degree was designed with health professions students in mind.  This degree allows our students the flexibility to obtain prerequisites for the vast amount of health professions programs in the country, while also working toward a four year degree.  Students will gain a liberal arts foundation, while also having the ability to mix and match classes based on their health professions area(s) of interest. Students can additionally expand upon the knowledge most pertinent to their chosen health profession career and interest areas by choosing relevant upper-level courses accordingly.  Pre-Nursing students pursuing the Accelerated Nursing (4+1) track may especially find the Allied Health studies degree to be a great option.

Program Advising Sheets
Click here for the course requirements for the BA in Allied Health Studies at the University of Mississippi.