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.

Prefix Title Credits
Core
PHLS 1111Introduction to Health Science1
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
FYEX 1110First-year Seminar3
BCIS 1110Introduction to Information Systems3
or OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology
COMM 1115GIntroduction to 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 I for the Health Sciences4
PHLS 1110GPersonal Health & 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

A Suggested Plan of Study

This roadmap is only a suggested plan of study in order to complete a Certificate in two semesters. It is not intended as a contract.  Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. Students are advised to earn a C or better in courses to avoid repeating courses.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
PHLS 1111 Introduction to Health Science 1
OEEM 101 CPR for the Health Care Professional 1
FYEX 1110 First-year Seminar 3
OECS 105
Introduction to Information Technology
or Introduction to Information Systems
3
AHS 116 Math for Health Occupations 3
Electives from approved list 3
 Credits14
Spring
COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication 3
AHS 120 Medical Terminology 3
PHLS 1110G Personal Health & Wellness 3
BIOL 1120G
BIOL 1120L
Human Biology
or Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I
4
Elective from approved list 3
 Credits16
 Total Credits30