2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Allied Health Preparation, Career Studies Certificate Program

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide educational preparation for individuals who plan to apply to a health career program.

Occupational Objectives: Completion of this certificate will prepare individuals to further their education in a health career program.

Admission Requirements: Admission requirements include a high school or home school diploma or GED. All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses. A student may complete developmental courses while being in the certificate program. S

Graduation from the Allied Health program does not guarantee admission into the GCC Associate in Applied Science Health programs or the Certificate Health Programs.


  • Provide part-time students with certification for their educational efforts.
  • Provide a feeder path for the health related Associate of Applied Science Degrees and Certificates at Germanna. Students enrolling in the NVCC/GCC Dental Hygiene Program may also select this program of study. 

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