Explore School of Health Sciences Programs

Dental Hygiene student with male juvenile patient

Dental Hygiene

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

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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 and Human Performance Center

The Health and Human Performance Center (HHPC) is a 130,000 square foot state of the art work-out facility.

Health Information Technology student at computer with text book

Health Information Technology

The online program prepares students for a career in Health Information Technology (HIT).

Health Information Technology student at computer with text book

Medical Coding/ Billing

The Medical Coding/Billing online program prepares students for a career in the Health Insurance industry.

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

Certified Nursing Assistant students with patient on bed

Nurse Aide (CNA)

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

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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 and Exercise Science

The physical education degree program covers all aspects of human health and fitness.

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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.

Respiratory Therapy student with simulation mannequin

Respiratory Therapy

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

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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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Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician Certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers as pharmacy technicians in hospitals, retail pharmacies, and other pharmacy-related agencies with courses that will prepare them for entry into an associate degree program and later into the pharmacist-level program.