Allied Health Leadership Program

AHLP_iStock000003209640SmallThe health care industry is rapidly growing, creating an ever-expanding need for health care professionals. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment in the health care industry is projected to increase 22 percent through 2016, with 3 million new jobs becoming available, many in Allied Health.  

Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Leadership

The purpose of the Allied Health Studies Degree Completion Program is to prepare graduates to practice as leaders in their discipline -- Medical and Health Services Management and Health Care Education. A Bachelor's Degree in Allied Health Leadership from Silver Lake College provides students with a broad-based foundation in liberal arts studies, health care delivery/trends, ethical and legal issues, health promotion and disease prevention, gerontology, evidence-based practice and research, health systems management and informatics.  

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What can I do with this major?


Medical Office Assistants
Clinical Laboratory Professional
Imaging Professional
Pharmacy Professional
Respiratory Therapist
Medical Administrative Specialist
Medical Transcriptionist
Occupational or Physical Therapist Assistant
Dental Professional
Paramedics/Emergency Medical Professional
Other Allied Health Professional


Program Highlights

  • Graduates of the Allied Health Leadership program may earn 6 graduate credits they can apply toward a Silver Lake College Masters of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development.
  • Students of the Allied Health Leadership Program may explore benefits of the five-year bridge option to the Masters of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development (MS-LOD).  Contact the program director of the MS-LOD program for more information.
  • This program is designed for people who have earned their associate degrees, completed accredited certificate or diploma programs in Allied Health fields.
  • This accelerated program provides an environment where students learn, teach and collaborate together.
  • This is a flexible program. Classes are scheduled over an eight-week timeframe and are offered online and in a face-to-face format.

Brianna Neuser

Dean for the School of Professional Studies

Neuser provides leadership and support to the following departments: Business, Psychology, Family Services, Nursing and Allied Health Leadership. Neuser has dedicated more than 15 years to the nursing profession through practice, service and education. She has earned her Certificate of Nursing Education (CNE) and has taught across the curriculum including both nursing and liberal arts courses. She is currently invested in curriculum, program development and enhancing academic support services for all students. Neuser enjoys serving the health care community through participation on several advisory committees.