Health Science


 Explore degree programs for starting your career in Health Science!

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Certified Nursing Assistant

The Nurse Aide Certification course session is an 8-week, 6 credit hour course. Classes are 3 days per week and 4 hours each day unless otherwise specified.

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Dental Hygiene

The program provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the profession of dental hygiene.

EMS

Emergency Medical Services

The San Juan College EMS Program is committed to developing healthcare professionals who become valued members of the EMS profession.

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Fundamental Skills in Health Careers

The Fundamental Skills courses provide basic workplace skills needed for entry-level positions.

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Health Information Technology

San Juan College offers two programs within Health Information Technology- an Associate of Applied Science Degree in HIT and a Certificate in Medical Coding/Billing. All courses are offered online.

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Medical Science

The San Juan College Medical Science program is designed to provide you with the basic competencies, knowledge, and skills in anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, and physics that are required to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

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Nursing (ADN)

The San Juan College Nursing Program offers an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). Students who graduate from the nursing program are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Register Nurse and may continue to enroll in additional degree programs offered at select four-year institutions.

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Nursing - Baccalaureate Degree

The San Juan College Nursing Program offers a Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) in partnership with the University of New Mexico on the San Juan College campus.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

The occupational therapy assistant (OTA) enjoys a job that uses personal, creative, and technical skills working with individuals from a diverse and multicultural society and from all age groups to have a more meaningful life by promoting health and preventing illness, injury or disability.

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Physical Education Courses

The physical education curriculum at San Juan College offers both lecture and activity-based courses aimed at teaching the knowledge, skills and practices that will enable students, faculty, staff and members of the community to pursue a healthy, more active lifestyle!  Many classes are offered both on-campus and online.

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Physical Therapist Assistant

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, working under the supervision of a physical therapist (PT), you'll help patients recover from injury, illness or surgery.

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Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory therapists, evaluate, treat, and manage patients with respiratory problems and other cardiopulmonary disorders under medical supervision.

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Surgical First Assist

Work alongside surgeons in an exciting, fast-paced career as a Surgical First Assistant! Under direct and indirect supervision of the surgeon, Surgical First Assistants provide hands-on support with vital tasks from preoperative to post-operative procedures.

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Surgical Technology

Surgical Technologist are an important part of the surgical team, working closely with surgeons, operating room nurses, and anesthesiologists.

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Veterinary Technology

San Juan College can help turn your love of animals into a career through the online Veterinary Technology program.

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Fast Track Programs

Get to your dream career in less time with these accelerated programs.

  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician 
  • Phlebotomy Technician