The healthcare sector is thriving, and job opportunities abound. As the population ages and medical advancements continue, the need for skilled healthcare professionals escalates. Join Germanna’s Health Sciences Division and make a difference in the lives of others. Your journey starts here!

Climb the Health Sciences Tree of Opportunity

Your Root is your foundation. Start building your health care knowledge in any of our Root programs.


The Health Programs Preparation Career Studies Certificate is the Trunk, supporting you while you climb your chosen Branch.


Explore your Branch—any academic pathway in Health Sciences. Climb multiple Branches toward your ultimate career goal in Nursing or Health Technologies.

Ready to ascend? Explore your opportunities today!

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Nursing

Get the knowledge and expertise needed to provide quality patient care and serve your community in a number of healthcare settings.

How to apply

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1 year · Full-time

3 semesters · Full-time

2 years · Full- or part-time
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Dental

Our dental programs train future professionals to excel in oral health. Learn how to become an integral member of a dental team, promoting oral wellness and preventive care.

How to apply

Learn more about our dental programs
 

1-2 years · Full- or part-time

Dental Assisting II
  • Oral Anatomy & Operative Dentistry
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assisting
  • Indirect Restorative Techniques
  • Restorative Dental Function
9 weeks to 1 year · Full- or part-time


2 years · Full- or part-time
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Emergency Medical Services

In the EMS programs, students gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to respond effectively in emergency situations. Whether you aspire to be an EMT or paramedic, our program prepares you for the challenges of pre-hospital care.

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Emergency Medical Technician
Program changes are coming. Contact a Healthcare Advisor for more information.

1-2 years · Full- or part-time
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Physical Therapist Assistant

At Germanna, we train compassionate professionals who work alongside licensed physical therapists. As a PTA, you’ll help individuals regain mobility, manage pain, and improve their quality of life.

How to apply

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2 years · Full-time
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Behavioral Health Technician

Behavioral Health Technician

15 weeks · Part-time

Learn the skills necessary to effectively promote empathy and support when working with people diagnosed with a mental illness, substance abuse and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities. Students will explore critical thinking, conflict resolution, and the basics of behavioral health care.

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Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

15 weeks · Part-time

With Germanna's Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program, students gain the requisite skills needed to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health. This includes hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field.

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Doula

Certified Doula

6 weeks · Part-time

As a certified doula, you’ll play a vital role in empowering birthing experiences. Our comprehensive training equips you with the skills to provide emotional, physical, and informational support to expectant parents.

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Health Professions Preparation

1 year · Full- or part-time

Germanna's Health Professions Preparation program gives students the essential knowledge and skills for careers in healthcare, including basic human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and CPR. Take your first step toward a rewarding career in a high-demand healthcare field.

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Personal Training

1 year · Full- or part-time

With the increasing focus on well-being, there’s never been a better moment to embark on a rewarding journey as a personal trainer. Our personal training certificate program equips you with the skills needed to guide clients toward healthier lives, one workout at a time.

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Pharmacy Technician

2 semesters · Full- or part-time

In Germanna’s Pharmacy Technician program, students gain essential knowledge and skills related to pharmacy practice, including medical terminology, pharmacology, and pharmacy techniques. Learn to play a critical role in helping people access safe and effective medications.

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Phlebotomy Technician

10 weeks · Part-time

In Germanna's Phlebotomy Technician program, students will learn to play an essential role in administering and managing blood draws for diagnosis, research, or other purposes, as well as work directly with patients and medical laboratories.

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Respiratory Therapist

Part-time

Take classes at Germanna to start your rewarding journey toward helping patients with breathing and cardiopulmonary disorders.

Students must apply to Reynolds Community College to complete their degree.

Surgical Technician

In Development

Make a difference in the lives of students.

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