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AAS Degrees in Health Professions

AD Nursing* including LPN Bridge*

Selective admission program that prepares competent, caring, and critically thinking graduates to provide safe nursing care to clients in a variety of health care settings. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the NCLEX RN licensure exam and apply for licensure as an RN.

Emergency Medical Services (Paramedic)

Prepares individuals to provide emergency aid and basic and/or advanced life support in out-of-the-hospital settings to critically ill and injured persons, as well as prepare the patient for transport to the nearest medical facility. Students who successfully complete this degree will be eligible to apply for the EMT-Paramedic licensure examination.

Radiography*

Selective admission program that prepares students to safely use ionizing radiation to produce images of the tissues, organs, bones, and vessels of the human body. Graduates of the program are eligible to seek certification by examination from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Surgical Technology*

Prepares students for entry-level positions to assist with patient care and related services in delivery rooms, surgery centers, and other settings that call for knowledge of asepsis by performing tasks that help to ensure safe surgical procedures. Students in the final semester of the program apply and take the National Certifying Examination by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

* Denotes selective admission program.

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