Semester hours required for graduation: 33
The Healthcare Certificate is 33 semester hours. This program is designed for students interested in exploring career options in healthcare. Students completing the program will gain a skill allowing them to work in a number of health care related occupations. Students also have the option of transitioning to other healthcare programs. The Healthcare Certificate is designed to educate and provide prospective students desiring to enter the healthcare industry a background in healthcare options. Students are encouraged to explore the different career opportunities by building a basic foundation in general education requirements while also taking electives specific to the area of interest. Students whom complete the program will have a skill set that will prepare them for entry in the healthcare field.
A. Required Courses: 25 Credit HoursBIO 210 Anatomy & Physiology I (3-3-4) ENG 101 English Composition I (3-0-3) PSY 201 General Psychology (3-0-3) PSY 203 Human Growth & Development (3-0-3) SPC 205 Public Speaking (3-0-3) AHS 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1-0-1) AHS 148 Special Topics in Geriatric Care (2-0-2)
Mathematics: Choose One:MAT 110 College Algebra (3-0-3) MAT 120 Probability & Statistics (3-0-3)
B. Elective Courses: 8 Credit Hours
Choose Eight (8) Credit Hours from Below:AHS 108 Nutrition (3-0-3) AHS 126 Health Calculations (1-0-1) AHS 160 Introductions to Health (1-0-1) AHS 205 Ethics & Law for Allied Health Professionals (3-0-3) BIO 211 Anatomy & Physiology II (3-3-4) BIO 225 Microbiology (3-3-4)
Gainful Employment: Healthcare
All courses in this program require a C or better for completion
The Admission Review Committee has final authority in determining admission to all nursing programs.
Tuition and book costs reflect the projected cost of the complete program.
Graduation times may vary according to course availability and/or individual course load. Consult faculty advisor.
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