(DRAFT) Applied Health Sciences Pre-Occupational Therapy Concentration

Achieving your goal of obtaining a four-year degree is attainable through the collaborative effort of HFC and WSU. Begin your journey by earning an associate degree at HFC, followed by a seamless transition to Wayne State for the completion of your bachelor's degree. Throughout this academic pursuit, you have the opportunity to embrace the diverse experiences and communities offered by both campuses.

What is Applied Health Sciences?

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Sciences (BSAHS) is an interdisciplinary program for students with an interest in health sciences. The curriculum consists of a variety of pathways to prepare students for application to a health science professional program or as a stand-alone degree to work in various health care settings.

What can I do with an Applied Health Sciences Degree?

Students will emerge with strong foundations in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, communication within a health care setting, interdisciplinary patient care, critical thinking and writing, ethics, and diversity across the health science continuum. The curriculum consists of a variety of pathways to prepare students for application to a health science professional program or as a stand-alone degree to work in various health settings.

Note that admission to one of the professional programs in the College is selective and not guaranteed.  Please attend an information meeting to learn about requirements, how admission decisions are made, and how to be a competitive applicant.

   Associate to Bachelor's course planning 

Choose an area of study, earn the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), and complete the required courses. The Transfer Pathway gives you a roadmap to earn your degree with built-in flexibility and options to enhance your degree.  Courses not taken or transferred can be completed at Wayne State University.

1) Choose an academic program

Associate in Science (AS)
Associate in General Studies (AGS)
Public Health (AS)
Fitness Leadership (AAS)

 2) Review the Transfer Pathway Guide

  • Earn the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)
  • Complete the required courses 

3) Connect with an advisor 

Henry Ford College
Academic Advising
313-317-6845 | advising@hfcc.edu

 Transfer Student Success Center 
 Transfer Advising 
 313-577-2487 transfer@wayne.edu


  Total credit summary

  Pathway credits
Henry Ford College transfer credit  60-90
Wayne State major  31

Wayne State electives, graduate/professional school requirements, and/or degree enhancements (see WSU advisor)

Wayne State total credits 31-60 min. 
Wayne State and transfer total credits  120 min. 

Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Information meetings are designed to help prospective students answer questions about the educational opportunities available in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. They are held the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Wayne State University - Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Icon of a page with a pencil  Notes

  • You can review how courses transfer using the course equivalency tool for other acceptable equivalences. For a self-service, customized WSU degree audit, please visit https://wayne.edu/transfer/tess
    • Wayne State requires a minimum of 30 credits in residency.
    • The pathway allows multiple associate degree options with the flexibility to customize your degree path. The minimum eligibility to participate in the Wayne State Transfer Pathways is a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), and an associate degree (earned or Reverse Transfer). See transfer credit guidelines.
    • All college-level (non-developmental), non-duplicated courses with a 2.0 (C) grade point average (GPA) or above will be considered for transfer credit. Earned credit will transfer as 1) direct course equivalency, 2) major/department credit, or 3) elective credit. Credits not earned at HFC will need to be taken at WSU.
    • These pathways do not replace the importance of HFC and Wayne State academic advising. The pathway provides a general roadmap to degree completion.