The Allied Health Professional Degree program consists of a 2 year 60 credit AAS degree. Within the degree there are 5 certificates with the student choosing a minimum of 32 certificate credits. Students choose from a menu of allied health certificates to complete the degree. Certificate options include Medical Clinical Assistant, Medical Assistant Front Office, Phlebotomy, Nurse Aide, and Sterile Instrument Processing.
This is a two semester 17.5 credit certificate with a 160 hour internship. The internship occurs in the second semester and is generally completed in 4 weeks. This certificate prepares the future Medical Assistant to perform skills such as blood draws, injections, EKGs, Urinalysis, direct patient care and other lab skills in private physician offices and clinics working directly with the Physician.
This is a two semester 17 credit certificate. This certificate prepares the future Medical Administrative Assistant to perform business-related tasks such as insurance billing and coding, patient scheduling, and office management in private physician offices, hospitals, and clinics.
Phlebotomists can find employment in hospitals, clinics, physician offices, and labs throughout the region. Students must complete HPR 112 and HPR 180. The Phlebotomy classes will require outside clinical experience (HPR 180) the following semester after successfully completing HPR 112. Students must be available during the week (Monday - Friday) for the clinical portion of the class to attend clinical sites. This program is an 8 credit, two-semester program.