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.

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 17.

ACCUPLACER minimum scores:Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26

NOTE: Students may be required to successfully pass criminal background check and drug screen analysis before placement in clinical settings.

Course Request Form for NAST 1100 or PCTA 1100