Health Careers

Assist individuals in the maintenance of health and the prevention of illness.

Wanted: Caring, compassionate people for careers in the health field. You’ll learn basic health care skills. In your second year, you’ll have the opportunity to earn your State-tested Nurse Assisting and/or Phlebotomy certifications.

Suggested Skills for Success: A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. A transcript review will be conducted by the course instructors prior to admission.

Other programs in Health Science career field:


Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:

  • CPR
  • Phlebotomy (2018-19 Seniors Only)
  • STNA (State Tested Nurse Assistant)
  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification)

Student Organization

What skills will I learn?

  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Basic patient care
  • Health care systems and careers
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Business and employability skills

What types of equipment are used:

  • Simulated patient rooms equipped with hospital beds and related hospital and nursing home equipment
  • Mannequins for patient care and procedures
  • Medical lab
Where do you want to go?

 Nurse, Physician, Radiologist, Pharmacist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Medical Technician, Dietitian, Social Worker, EKG Technician, Phlebotomist, Health Care Administrator

Health Science Career Field


Year 1

3.0 elective, 1.0 Anatomy/Physiology (required)
(Both Health Careers and Anatomy/Physiology must be passed for promotion to Year Two.) 

Year 2

4.0 elective OR 3.0 elective; 1.0 Pathophysiology
(Students not taking science option remain in program for instruction, earning 4.0 credits.)



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