Introduction to Health Careers

Introduction to Health Careers

Degree Type

8-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code

40-501-CA

Time to Degree

Less than 1 year

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Hybrid

Daytime

Evening

Explore the various roles and responsibilities within the healthcare industry and discover potential careers that match your skills and interests. Develop the soft skills, organizational methods and self-management techniques of a successful health professional.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

How To Start

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.
 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

Technical courses within the certificate lead into two healthcare pathway technical diploma programs: Phlebotomy Technician and Medical Assistant.

2

In addition to credit courses, you’ll participate in bridge support work, which aids in future learning by strengthening technical reading, writing and math skills.

3

Incoming students may earn credit for prior learning for specific high school health courses.

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