Medical Support Career Courses
The Occupational Outlook Handbook identifies Allied Health Careers among the employment sectors that will have the greatest growth over the next ten years. Start now to prepare for a rewarding career in Allied Health!
Students should be proficient in keyboarding, be able to use Microsoft Word, and Excel for job-related tasks, and possess basic computer skills for the health profession. We recommend students to take Medical Terminology. The medical terminology course is foundation course that will students for their chosen health occupations pathway.
Medical Terminology & Anatomy
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - Foundation Course for all Medical Careers
- Learn the "Language of Medicine" and Anatomy
- Discover prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms that are medical and pharmaceutical terms
- Discover body systems and the identifying terms
- Textbook cost subject to publisher pricing and must be purchased on your own
Allied Health (Medical) Programs
We offer three Allied Health Programs:
- Pharmacy Technician
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Billing & Coding
All programs are in high demand per the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Throughout the course of each program, students have the opportunity to learn concepts needed to work in that specific field. At the end of the program, students are required to complete an externship (hand-on training at a medical facility). Students also receive assistance with applying for the national and/or state exams.
All necessary information will be provided to students at the first class meeting.
REQUIRED for all Allied Health programs:
- TAS uniform (scrubs) - $30.00 per set
- Student Liability Insurance - $25.00
- CPR and 1st Aid Certification - $65.00 (see the medical program instructor)