Health Care Assistant

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Health Care Assistant Certificate of Credit is a program that provides academic foundations at the diploma level in communications, mathematics, and human relations, as well as technical fundamentals. Program graduates are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery and are well prepared for employment and subsequent upward mobility into one of many areas of specialization such as Basic Dental Assisting, Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician, Medical Coding/Insurance Data Entry, Medical Front Office, Phlebotomy, Nurse Aide, and Patient Care Technician.

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or GED. Minimum age requirement of 17. COMPASS test score minimum: Reading 70, English 32, Numerical 26, Algebra 28 (only for MATH1013). NOTE: Criminal background check and drug screen may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

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