Plan Code 194, CIP Code 51.0999
*Eligible for G3 Funding
Program Head: Catherine Hiler
Length: Two Semesters (One-year full-time study)
Purpose: The Certificate in Advanced Health Care includes courses which are valuable for those who plan to enter a health care career. These courses would also prove useful for those students who wish to pursue a Practical Nursing certificate or Emergency Medical Technician career studies certificate.
Admission Information: Students whose placement test scores indicate the need to increase their level of proficiency in reading, writing and/or mathematics will be required to take appropriate developmental courses. Enrolling in developmental courses may increase the length of time necessary for completing the chosen course or program of study, but will enhance the student’s preparation for college-level coursework and increase the chances for successful attainment of academic, occupational and personal goals.
Admission Requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements of the College, entry into the health care curriculum is based on the following requirements: Graduation from high school or GED, GPA of 2.0 or higher, Satisfactory scores on placement tests.
Program Requirements: A student must achieve a grade of “C” or better in health, psychology, and biology, HCT, EMS, & PNE courses.
Related Certificate: Practical Nursing
Related Degree: AAS in Nursing (RN)
Related Career Studies Certificates: Massage Therapy and Emergency Medical Service