Is this for you?

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Great interest in Math and Science

  • Honest

  • Kind

  • Compassionate

  • Willing to serve others

  • Good fine motor skills

  • Detail oriented

In this program you will earn certification in:


  • Earn college credit. Gain CPR and first Aid certifications.

Skills taught in this program:


  • Microbiology

  • Hematology

  • Basic Nursing Skills

  • Basic Physical Therapy Skills

  • Nursing Assistant Skills

  • Medical Assistant

  • Medical Terminology

  • Human Growth & Development

  • Nutrition

  • Instrument Sterilization

  • Geriatrics

  • Adult/Infant CPR/AED


Typical Wages for jobs in this field:

Pharmacy Aide $30,430
Psychiatric Assistant $33,140
Physical Therapist $81,110
Radiation Therapist $80,410
Nurse Practitioner $91,450
RN—$67,930
Medical Laboratory Technician—$39,340
STNA—$25,620

* National Median Salaries
* US Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2012
* May require post-high school degrees

Career Options open with this Certification:


  • You will be trained in all the skills necessary to become an STNA, to obtain that certification; you will need to pass an exam offered offsite.

Employment Outlook for 2010 to 2020


  • Demand for Nurse Practitioners is projected to grow 26%

  • Employment of Psychiatric Assistants is forecast to grow 15.1%

  • The field of Physical Therapy is anticipated to grow 39%

  • The need for Pharmaceutical Aides is projected to grow 28.5%

Career options with additional training / education:


  • Nursing

  • Pharmacy Technician

  • Physical/Occupational Therapist

  • Speech/Language Pathology

  • Dental Assistant

  • Radiology Assistant

  • Dietary

  • Laboratory Medicine

  • Psychology

Articulated agreements


  • North Central State College