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Health Career Pathways

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Certificate Program
Interim Director of Nursing & Allied Health: Edith Ouellet - 860-215-9427

This program is designed to assist the student to achieve success in healthcare programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for healthcare professions. Credits for this program may be applied toward healthcare program requirements within Connecticut's Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee automatic acceptance into any healthcare program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their programs of interest.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

HEALTH CAREER PATHWAYS CERTIFICATE CURRICULUM

 

Course ID Title of Course Credits
BIO* K121° General Biology I 4
BIO* K211° Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO* K212° Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CHE* K111° Concepts in Chemistry 4
ENG* K101° Composition 3
HLT* K10 Investigations in Health Careers 3
MAT* K137° Intermediate Algebra 3
PSY* K111° General Psychology I 3
GRAND TOTAL 28

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 

Health Career Pathways, Certificate
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.

  2. demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.

  3. effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology.

  4. identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions.

  5. meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs.

  6. demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field.