HEALTH SCIENCES

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Programs in the Health Sciences provide students with quality clinical preparation in a variety of healthcare professions. Initial training and coursework begin in the state-of-the-art William B. Race Health Science Building on the Santa Rosa Campus with dental clinics, nursing skills and simulation laboratories, a radiologic technology facility, and lecture rooms with capacity for distance education. Our students receive training in local medical facilities thanks to strong community partnerships. Graduates of our programs pass their licensing exams with a consistently high rate of success and are prepared to meet the needs of the healthcare workforce.
 
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Health Sciences Programs

PROGRAM
CERTIFICATE
DEGREE
Dental Assisting (Extended)
Dental Hygiene AS
Healthcare Interpreter AS
Dietary Service Supervisor
Dietician Technician AS
Nutrition & Dietetics AA

Health Sciences Job Market

Typical Position
Salaries per year*
Home Health Aid
$23,491
Licensed Vocational Nurse
$57,683
Medical Assistant
$32,108
Medical Transcriptionist
$44,458
Pharmacy Technician
$41,600
Phlebotomist
$32,840
Registered Dietician $60,000
*Information from the California Employment Development Department Survey of Santa Rosa-Petaluma Metropolitan Statistical Area (Sonoma County), Occupational Employment Projections, 2006 – 2016: http://www.edd.ca.gov/