2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

Healthcare Assistant Certificate


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Program Description

The Healthcare Assistant certificate provides students with general education courses that serve as a foundation for further study in a diploma level allied health program or to enter the workforce as entry level health care providers. (Program Length: 3 Semester Minimum)

Employment Opportunities

A variety of entry level positions are available in a wide range of health care settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation assisted living facilities, and home care agencies.

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Click here to review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Healthcare Assistant certificate.

Curriculum


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)


Concentrations


(Completion of ONE concentration is required for graduation)

Occupational Courses: (8 - 13 Credits)


Allied Health Concentration (11 Credits)

8AH1

Medical Unit Secretary Concentration (14 Credits)

8MU1

Occupational Concentration (12 Credits)

Students may apply 12 hours of coursework from another Health Science curriculum. Some courses may require admission into the respective program

Total Hours: 35


Suggested First Semester classes:


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