Welcome to the website for the Allied Health Sciences Division. The Division offers 9 programs leading to an Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) degree and 5 Certificate programs. For more information on our Allied Health Sciences programs please contact Allied Health Sciences and Nursing Admissions, or the individual program director.
To be the premier Division of Allied Health Sciences, based on Learning College principles, providing exemplary student-centered learning opportunities in health care disciplines for students in East Tennessee.
To provide allied health sciences students with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals as competent health care practitioners and active, effective citizens in their respective communities.
Our Vision Statement informs our various stakeholders, both internally and externally, about our picture of the future we want to create. Our Mission Statement defines our purpose. Our Core Values provides the principles and standards for everything we do, the decisions we make, and defines our relationships with students, each other, the community, and self.
Learning—We value the learner, the principles of the Learning College and the teaching/ learning process, and the personal growth of our faculty and staff. As a community of scholars, we strive to provide positive, active, student-centered learning/teaching environments and opportunities of the highest quality, making the student learner our highest priority.
Excellence—We value excellence in everything we do. We constantly seek to achieve the highest standards of performance through assessment, accountability, and continuous improvement strategies, never accepting the status quo.
Honesty and Integrity—We value honesty and integrity as essential tenets of an ethical institution. We believe honesty and integrity are the foundations for fairness, truth, open communication, mutual respect and effective leadership. We promote and engage in practices of responsible stewardship to gain public trust.
Accountability— We value the concept of accountability as a foundation of institutional excellence and ethical resource management and the fostering of public trust. We believe all persons are responsible for their actions and the outcomes of those actions.
Inclusiveness and Diversity—We value inclusiveness of the students, faculty, and staff and respect their uniqueness, cultural diversity, life experiences, and ideas. We are committed to the ideal that our students, faculty, and staff reflect the cultural diversity of the communities we serve.
Collaboration—We value the establishment of mutually beneficial partnerships with our internal and external stakeholders that address the educational, economic, and/or cultural needs of our communities. We believe in the concepts of civic responsibility, community involvement, and volunteerism as reflected in the Service Learning opportunities for our students.