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2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

Health Professions Preparation, Career Studies Certificate -Can Be Completed Online- 221-190-01


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Purpose: The purpose of the Health Professions Preparation Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is to prepare students for the guided admissions process into the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program, the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program, the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene (DNH) program, the Associate of Applied Science Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, the Practical Nursing (PN) Certificate program, or the Dental Assistant (DNA) Certificate Program with the majority of general education courses completed. All courses in the first semester of this CSC earn curricular credits for admission. The HPPCSC also provides a starting point for students pursuing the Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Services. An additional purpose is to provide an occupational credential for entry-level non-licensed employment in various healthcare settings.

Occupational Objectives: Completion of this certificate will prepare individuals to further their education in a health career program or gain entry-level non-licensed employment in various healthcare settings.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through transcript review or informed self-placement. Based on this review students may be advised to enroll in corequisite math and/or English courses. 

Objectives:

  • Prepare students for non-licensed entry-level employment in various healthcare settings.
  • Provide a pathway for the health-related Associate of Applied Science Degrees and Certificates at Germanna

Health Professions Preparation Curriculum:


Total Minimum Credits: 18-23


Suggested Scheduling:


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