Welcome to Savannah Technical College’s Health Sciences Department
The Division of Health Sciences offers programs that prepare individuals for entry-level positions in the health-care community, including:
- Dental Assisting*
- Dental Hygiene*
- Emergency Medical Services Professions
- Health Care Assistant (including Central Sterile Processing, Nurse Aide, Patient Care Technician and more)
- Health Care Science (for Dental Hygiene and Surgical Technology)
- Medical Assisting*
- Medical Coding/Insurance Data Entry
- Practical Nursing*
- Surgical Technology*
*These programs use a competitive entry process and require applicants to submit a “data sheet” (application packet) in order to be considered for acceptance into the program. Be sure to check with the Department Chair prior to the dates with the program for information regarding this process.
This community is experiencing a shortage of employees across many different career fields, and this situation is not expected to ease any time soon. In fact, persons trained as certified nursing assistants (CNA), medical assistants (MA), and patient-care technicians (PCT), are included in the top ten employee demands for the next ten years by the Labor Department.
If you are interested in preparing for a job caring for others, then the Division of Health Sciences is the learning environment of choice for you. The Division offers programs that will prepare you for careers in hospitals, dental offices, nursing homes, and other health and illness care facilities, including the area of home care. From associate degrees to professional diplomas and technical certificates, the Division of Health Sciences has a variety of options for you.
Our faculty is dedicated to high standards of professional practice, and to teaching and guiding students to make this same commitment to those we serve. If you want to be the best in whatever you choose as your life’s work, come see us and we will help you begin your journey. Our staff is here to answer any questions you have, whether you are just beginning your academic career, are changing career fields, or are preparing to enter the workforce.
We encourage you to take the first step by exploring the programs listed on this page. Welcome to Savannah Technical College!
Dean, Health Sciences Division