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30 credits

The Health Careers 30 credit hour certificate is designed to prepare an individual for entry level employment in healthcare services as well as help build a strong foundation that supports additional education and training in more specialized healthcare related fields. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the Program Manager and/or the advisor representing the college to which the student will be transferring, for help planning their studies.

Core
PHLS 100Introduction to Health Science1
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
COLL 101College/Life Success3
C S 110Computer Literacy3
or OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology
COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication3
AHS 116Math for Health Occupations3
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
Select one from the following:4
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
PHLS 150GPersonal Health and Wellness3
Electives
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following:6
Human Nutrition3
Nursing Assistant Theory and Lab6
Nursing Assistant Fundamentals3
Nursing Assistant Fundamentals Lab1
Nursing Assistant Clinicals4
First Responder Prehospital Professional3
Emergency Medical Technician Basic6
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Lab2
Total Credits30