Academic Programs

Make a difference in your community with a rewarding career in healthcare.

With a rich tradition of excellence in healthcare education, Allen challenges students with diverse learning opportunities. Motivated students in all of our healthcare programs benefit from small classes and dedicated faculty. Invested in student success, Allen College builds an environment of academic exploration and trust.                                                                                                                                                                                             

Structured programs in health sciences and nursing prepare professionals for the demands of a rapidly evolving healthcare system.  If you want to do meaningful work, Allen College can help you get there.

The School of Health Sciences

  Associate of Science in Radiography (ASR)

Bachelor of Health Sciences

       Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)
     Medical Imaging (MI)    
     Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)    
     Public Health - Health Care Leadership (PH)    

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MS in OT)    
  Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education (EdD)    
  Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

The School of Nursing

  Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)    
         Traditional (TBSN)    
         Accelerated (ABSN)    
  Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)    
  Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)    

Why Choose Allen College?

The world is changing, and we understand college needs to fit your life. At Allen College you have options. An associate, bachelor, or graduate degree. Classes on campus or online. Our health sciences students, for example, may choose from four tracks -online Medical Imaging or Public Health, hybrid lab science or on-campus sonography.

Allen College students graduate prepared for the real world. Our students set the standard, with licensure pass rates among the best in the nation, and our graduates are in demand in the workforce. Join us in one of the best BSN programs in Iowa or any of our academic programs in health fields.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required prior to enrollment.

The College considers admitting applicants living out of state or country.

Select states, and/or state certification or governing licensing boards may require prior approval for an Allen College student to engage in clinical study within the state. Allen College cannot guarantee out-of- state clinical or practicum placement. The College also cannot guarantee online enrollment to students maintaining residency in a state other than Iowa. Applicants planning to maintain residency out of state  should contact prior to submitting an application.