Health Care Science

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Health Care Science Certificate of Credit is a program that provides academic foundations at the degree 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 two program areas Surgical Technology and Dental Hygiene.

Entrance Requirements

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 64, Sentence Skills 70, Elementary Algebra 57

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 79, Writing 62, Algebra 37

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

To see the Dental Hygiene Prerequisites, please visit the Dental Hygiene Associates of Science Degree page.