Program overview

Designed for working allied health professionals, as well as career changers, Rider’s online Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Studies will help you to advance in your career across multiple health care settings. This program is offered through Rider’s Continuing Education Program and is designed for adult learners aged 25 and over.

Why choose Rider?

  • Learn 100% online 
  • Choose from four convenient start dates in the fall, winter, spring or summer
  • Transfer up to 90 credits from a combination of 2-year and 4-year institutions
  • Extensive advising and academic support for working adults
  • Affordable online courses with a variety of financing options
  • Tailor courses to meet your professional goals

Program requirements

Rider’s online B.S. program is best suited to allied health professionals who already have received their technical education and licensure, as well as community college graduates who have earned a designated allied health profession associate’s degree.

Our curriculum is designed to provide a seamless transition from an associate degree or a diploma program, and builds upon prior experience in allied health professions. Separate clinicals are not required.

Common careers

The demand for experienced health care workers continues to increase. Earning your online degree in allied health studies from Rider will equip you with the knowledge, skills and competitive edge to qualify for a variety of roles in this ever-evolving industry. 

Opportunities that allied studies graduates can explore include:

  • Dietary or food services
  • Health care administration
  • Health education
  • Human services or social assistance
  • Medical administration


Drue Stapleton

Associate Professor

Department of Biology, Behavioral Neuroscience and Health Sciences

Mike and Patti Hennessy Science and Technology Center

dstapleton [at]

(609) 895-5426

Bierenbaum Fisher Hall