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Prepare for a wide range of exciting health careers at Clackamas Community College

Take your place in the vital, growing field of health care. A Clackamas Community College education can take you to the front lines of the health system as a first responder, equip you to provide patient care as a nurse or medical assistant, or prepare you for essential behind-the-scenes health careers like medical billing and coding.

In two years or less, you could be starting your career and meeting urgent health care needs in the community. A CCC education in the health professions gives you the best possible preparation for the real world. The learning environment mirrors clinical settings and puts the latest medical technology at your fingertips. Get your start in health care today at CCC!

Health Professions Programs

Certificate Programs - One Year to Complete

Associate of Applied Science Degrees - Two Years to Complete

Transfer to a four-year university

Common Health Professions Transfer Majors

  • Allied Health Diagnostics
  • Intervention and Treatment
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Public Health

Learn more about transfer degrees

Get Started in Health Professions

You don't have to have your career goals figured out yet. Start with foundations like medical terminology and intro to human anatomy and physiology and see where a Clackamas Community College education in the health professions can take you.

Step 01

Apply and Get Started at CCC

It only takes a few steps to apply to CCC, apply for financial aid and get started on your path to academic success.

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Step 02

Contact the Health Professions Advisor Before Registering for Courses

Health Professions advisors:

Phil Reid
philr@clackamas.edu

Tracy Rumsey
tracy.pantanorumsey@clackamas.edu

 

Step 03

Begin with courses that will help you reach your academic and career goals

Whether you have a career in mind or are just starting to explore your interest in the health professions, you can save time and money by starting with courses that can take you anywhere. Create a strong foundation for any health professions program or a transfer degree at Clackamas Community College by starting with the courses below.

Beginning CoursesTerms Typically Offered InCredits
FYE-101, First-Year Experience Level IFall, winter, spring, summer2
CLA-100, Introduction to Health Care OR
HE-202, Introduction to Fitness Technology Careers
Fall (CLA-100), Not every term (HE-202)1-2
WR-121, English CompositionFall, winter, spring, summer4
MA-110, Medical TerminologyFall, winter, spring, summer4
BI-120, Introduction to Human Anatomy and PhysiologyFall4

View the course catalog for more information about Health Professions courses. View the schedule for times and locations of upcoming courses.