Pre-Health Sciences is an entry point for health-related jobs. Pre-Health Sciences is NOT pre-med — if you’re looking for pre-med please visit Biology.
Wondering what you can do with a Pre-Health Science degree? Take a look at some career options >
Because of the aging population and expanding health care job market, there is a national and local shortage of health-care providers. Health Science professionals are in high demand and job choices and opportunities are abundant.
Professional Health Science careers are very flexible – you can choose from a variety of employment settings from any of the nine program areas. The work hours, scheduling, and variety are very favorable in Health Sciences.
Health Science careers are also available in all settings: from the country to the city; from hospitals to private clinics. The Health Sciences Division offers certificates and degrees leading to dynamic and rewarding health careers in the nine program areas: Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Technician, Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nursing, and Certified Nursing Assistant.
PCC has a great reputation in our community for graduating professional, competent healthcare professionals. Our full- and part-time faculty and staff are committed to student success. Tutoring programs and campus lab activities support our student success efforts. Professional student organizations and community service projects also help students develop their leadership skills and forge new friendships.
Students who complete degrees and certificates in the Health Sciences Division are students who are committed to life-long learning, often continuing their education at a university. We are proud of the nationally accredited, recognized programs and faculty here at Pasadena City College. Please join us as we work to improve the health of our community.
Registration for Pre-Health Sciences classes can be conducted using the link below. If you are interested in the Cohort Pathway, click here.
Are you finishing up your health sciences coursework at PCC and thinking, now what? Luckily, there are a wide variety of transfer options for you. Here are just a few of the many options to further your education in Health Sciences. One tip when planning to transfer is to make sure to check very carefully the deadlines for admission as they are often all different!
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Within the Health Sciences there are a number of careers and options depending on the amount of schooling you complete. Within one semester you can be on your way to working as a Certified Nursing Assistant; on the other hand, you can get your Masters or PhD and work as a RN or APRN — the sky is really the limit. At PCC we offer a number of options to help you achieve what you want as a career.
Not sure where to start or what you want to do? Browse our Careers App with Careers related to all STEM degrees — with job title, description, necessary schooling, and salary. Go to eSTEM Careers now and check it out!
What is the Pre-Health Science Cohort Pathway?
You can contact the Health Sciences Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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