PURPOSE: The Health Science I Career Studies Certificate is a career pathway designed to move students from basic entry-level employment skills to foundational professional skills and occupational specific licensure and credentials as a Certified Nurse Aide. The program can also serve as a pathway to a certificate in Practical Nursing or an associate of applied science degree in Nursing, and Respiratory Therapy. This CSC will prepare students for non-licensed, entry-level employment within a variety of health care settings.
OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: The health science educational and career ladder provides a broad foundation of core skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as entry-level healthcare workers.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission.
PROGRAM NOTES: Students new to the college must attend a new student orientation program. Students enrolling in this program are required to meet with an advisor and enroll in SDV 100 or SDV 101 in the first semester.