Health Careers Certification

Health Careers Certification provides students training in all aspects of health care. The rigorous instruction includes lectures, self-study units, hands-on- experiences, computer application, and active group participation. The instructor assists students with access to resources and in the development of learning situations in the classroom, lab, and industry. Additionally, students can earn pre-nursing educational points toward a Licensed Practical Nursing program.

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Employment Opportunities

  • Long Term Care Facility
  • Mental Health Facility
  • Home Health Aide
  • Phlebotomist
  • EKG Technician
  • Assisted Living Facility
  • Hospital

Certifications Available

  • NCHSE--National Health Science Assessment
  • CTTC--Long Term Care Aide, Advanced Unlicensed Assistant, Home Health Care Nurse Aide
  • AAMP--Registered Phlebotomist
  • PSI--EKG Technician
  • Health Care Provider CPR/First Aid
  • Career Readiness Certificate

Salary Range

Up to $15/hour 

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Health Careers Associate
Total Hours 515
Required Courses Hours
Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) 225
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 48
Core Medical Terminology 45
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Long-Term Care Aide 91
Capstone I:  Health Careers Associate 75
Medication Administration Technician 16

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Advanced Patient Care Technician
Required Courses Hours
Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) 225
Core Medical Terminology 45
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Anatomy and Physiology 120
Advanced Unlicensed Assistant 240
Long-Term Care Aide 91
Professionalism 100
Basic Dysrhythmia 36
Concepts of Nursing 40
Pharmacology 45
Home Health Care Nursing Assistant 16
Total Hours 973

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

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For more information, call Linda Badillo at 580-562-3181, ext. 265, or email [email protected].