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    Healthcare Services Program.
    93% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-three percent of SCC's 2017 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Healthcare Services Program.
    93% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-three percent of SCC's 2017 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Healthcare Services Program.
    93% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-three percent of SCC's 2017 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
     

Healthcare Services

  •  Estimated Cost: $1,766

    Program Length: 1 semester(s)

    Locations: Beatrice / Lincoln / Milford / Online

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring / Summer

    Average Cohort Size: 30

    Awards Offered: Cert

    Program Description

    Explore your career options in the medical field in our Healthcare Services program. This certificate program provides you with entry-level, flexible skills to work in hospitals, medical facilities, and physicians’ offices.

    You will complete one general education course and complete nine credits of health courses for a total of 12 credit hours. These courses are offered in a traditional classroom, online, or a hybrid combination of both. We provide coursework and training through the healthcare programs on campus, the Continuing Education division, the career academy dual-credit health pathways offered through The Career Academy and Southeast Nebraska Career Academy Partnership (SENCAP), and at our six Learning Centers in our 15-county service area.

    Once you complete the program, you will have the experience and skills needed to transition into other healthcare positions. The pathways you may choose to continue your education are:

    You must complete the Online Program Application to start in either the fall, spring or summer terms.

    Although the student can choose from several offered general education courses, it is recommended that they choose one of the following courses. This recommendation is made to benefit the student in transferring or applying credits to another program or college.

    • Written Communication
    • Oral Communication
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I

    Your career outlook is outstanding as careers in health care support and technical jobs are expected to be the two fastest growing groups from 2014-2024. These careers are expected to contribute an increase of 2.3 million in employment which represents one in four jobs in the healthcare field. Careers for you to consider include:

    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Medication Aide
    • Phlebotomist
    • EMT
    • EKG Technician
    • Personal Care Aide
    • Nutrition Aide
    • Physical Therapy Aide
    • Sterile Processing

    Kasey Edwardson, Program Director
    402-437-2767
    kedwardson@southeast.edu

    Vicki Coffin, Instructor
    402-437-2732
    vcoffin@southeast.edu

    Sheila Carroll, Instructor
    402-437-2836
    scarroll@southeast.edu

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