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South University

8 Campuses
11 Programs
Online

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Each degree program at South University is designed to push ambitious students to their potential by combining relevant coursework and applicable experience with a supportive faculty and professional environment. Whether your career goals find you working in a hospital, a courtroom, or a business high-rise, you’ll get the education designed to prepare you to be competitive in your chosen field.

South University has been delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899. From day one to graduation and with the help of career services, you'll have support to help you advance your career.

Discover your potential at South University.

Available Programs

  • Allied Health Science - Associate of Science / Online
    Medicine and Health Care

    If you’re interested in a career in healthcare, this associate’s degree program can give you a solid foundation for pursuing your professional goals. The Associate of Science in Allied Health Science degree potentially can be a springboard for a variety of higher degrees and health-focused professions where you can help members of your community get and stay healthy.

    Every future healthcare professional needs a strong base of knowledge in the life and health sciences—no matter which allied health career path you plan to pursue. South University's online Allied Health Science associate’s degree program can provide you with exactly that: a background in general studies with an emphasis on life sciences and health.

  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Science
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals who perform a wide range of roles in physicians’ offices, clinics, and other healthcare settings. They are proficient in a multitude of clinical and administrative tasks and are widely viewed by doctors as vital members of the healthcare delivery team. The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program is devoted to a competency-based education with emphasis on the students’ mastery of clinical and administrative competencies. These competencies are validated through performance on tests, terminal performance objectives, and a clinical externship. Their training culminates in a required 200-hour, unpaid, supervised practicum at a local medical practice during their last quarter of study.

    Available at these locations

    Columbia, SC

    9 Science Court
    Columbia, SC 29203

    Montgomery, AL

    5355 Vaughn Road
    Montgomery, AL 36116

    Savannah, GA

    709 Mall Boulevard
    Savannah, GA 31406

  • Physical Therapist Assistant - Associate of Applied Science
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program offers a curriculum that is well-rounded in all fundamental concepts and theories as they apply to physical therapy modalities and rehabilitation procedures.

    This course allows for the integration of clinical experiences with didactic materials and the opportunity to correct deficiencies identified in the assessment of the student's performance in the clinic. The clinical experiences are chosen from a variety of settings, which may include hospitals, nursing homes, sub-acute facilities, and outpatient centers with which the program has entered into clinical agreements.

    Available at these locations

    Richmond, VA

    2151 Old Brick Road
    Glen Allen, VA 23060

    Virginia Beach, VA

    301 Bendix Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant - Associate of Applied Science
    Medicine and Health Care

    Occupational therapy assistants are an essential, appreciated part of a patient’s recovery process. People who enter this field are dedicated, compassionate caregivers who work hard to help injured individuals recover and return to the activities of their day-to-day lives. Upon earning a degree, you’ll be ready to enter the field armed with the skills and knowledge to become the best caregiver you can be. Upon earning the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Occupational Therapy degree at South University, you'll be equipped with the hands-on training and knowledge you need to pursue work as an occupational therapy assistant.

    Available at these locations

    Richmond, VA

    2151 Old Brick Road
    Glen Allen, VA 23060

    Virginia Beach, VA

    301 Bendix Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant - Associate of Science
    Medicine and Health Care

    Occupational therapy assistants are an essential, appreciated part of a patient’s recovery process. People who enter this field are dedicated, compassionate caregivers who work hard to help injured individuals recover and return to the activities of their day-to-day lives. Upon earning a degree, you’ll be ready to enter the field armed with the skills and knowledge to become the best caregiver you can be.


    Available at these locations

    Columbia, SC

    9 Science Court
    Columbia, SC 29203

    Tampa, FL

    4401 North Himes Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33614

  • Allied Health Science - Associate of Science
    Medicine and Health Care

    If you’re interested in a career in healthcare, this associate’s degree program can give you a solid foundation for pursuing your professional goals. The Associate of Science in Allied Health Science degree potentially can be a springboard for a variety of higher degrees and health-focused professions where you can help members of your community get and stay healthy.

    Every future healthcare professional needs a strong base of knowledge in the life and health sciences—no matter which allied health career path you plan to pursue. South University's online Allied Health Science associate’s degree program can provide you with exactly that: a background in general studies with an emphasis on life sciences and health.

    Available at these locations

    Richmond, VA

    2151 Old Brick Road
    Glen Allen, VA 23060

    Virginia Beach, VA

    301 Bendix Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452

  • Physical Therapist Assistant - Associate of Science
    Medicine and Health Care

    Physical therapist assistants are healthcare providers who work under the supervision of physical therapists. Their duties include assisting the physical therapist in implementing treatment programs according to a plan of care, training patients in exercises and activities of daily living, conducting treatments using special equipment, administering modalities and other treatment procedures and reporting to the physical therapist on the patient's responses. Upon completing the Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree, you'll be able to translate the knowledge you gained from your courses to pursue work as a PTA.

    Available at these locations

    Austin, TX

    1220 W. Louis Henna Blvd.
    Round Rock, TX 78681

    Columbia, SC

    9 Science Court
    Columbia, SC 29203

    Montgomery, AL

    5355 Vaughn Road
    Montgomery, AL 36116

    Savannah, GA

    709 Mall Boulevard
    Savannah, GA 31406

    Tampa, FL

    4401 North Himes Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33614

    West Palm Beach, FL

    University Centre 9801 Belvedere Road
    Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Science / Online
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals who perform a wide range of roles in physicians’ offices, clinics, and other healthcare settings. They are proficient in a multitude of clinical and administrative tasks and are widely viewed by doctors as vital members of the healthcare delivery team. The Online Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program is devoted to a competency-based education with emphasis on the students’ mastery of clinical and administrative competencies. These competencies are validated through performance on tests, terminal performance objectives, and a clinical externship. Their training culminates in a required 160-hour, unpaid, supervised practicum at a local medical practice during their last quarter of study.

  • Paralegal Studies - Associate of Science / Online
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Offered through the Savannah campus, the partially online Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program’s courses cover torts and remedies, legal research and writing, ethics, civil litigation, estate planning, legal software, and business, family, and criminal law. In the Paralegal Studies associate’s degree capstone course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a legal setting such as a law firm, real estate company, bank, or federal government agency. In this setting, you’ll work under the supervision of a licensed attorney to perform tasks like preparing legal documents or interviewing clients and witnesses in preparation for real cases. All students in the partially online Paralegal Studies degree program must complete at least four legal specialty courses comprising at least sixteen (16) quarter hours of credit in a traditional classroom format.

  • Public Health - Masters
    Education and Human Services

    The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at South University is designed to educate students about areas of critical importance to local, national, and international public health challenges. The Master of Public Health degree program is organized around a curriculum which consists of core competencies, specialization courses, electives, and a practicum experience or applied research proposal. This program covers a broad range of topics to help develop each student's knowledge, skills, and abilities as leading public health professionals.

    Available at these locations

    Montgomery, AL

    5355 Vaughn Road
    Montgomery, AL 36116

    Savannah, GA

    709 Mall Boulevard
    Savannah, GA 31406

    Virginia Beach, VA

    301 Bendix Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452

  • Public Health - Masters / Online
    Education and Human Services

    The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at South University is designed to educate students about areas of critical importance to local, national, and international public health challenges. The Master of Public Health degree program is organized around a curriculum which consists of core competencies, specialization courses, electives, and a practicum experience or applied research proposal. This program covers a broad range of topics to help develop each student's knowledge, skills, and abilities as leading public health professionals.

Accreditation

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).

Disclosure

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: South University, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31406-4805. © 2022 South University. All rights reserved.

Accreditation and Licensing: www.southuniversity.edu/compliance/accreditation-and-licensing

South University, Richmond, and South University, Virginia Beach, are certified to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia pursuant to Title 23, Chapter 21.1, §23-276.4 of the Code of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th St; Richmond, VA 23219; 804-225-2600; www.schev.edu).

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