2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Nov 27, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)


(Completion of ONE concentration is required for graduation)

Occupational Courses: (8 - 13 Credits)

Allied Health Concentration (11 Credits)


Medical Unit Secretary Concentration (14 Credits)


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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