Health & Human Services

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The Health & Human Services programs prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of healthcare and assistance. They combine technical and medical knowledge with critical thinking and interpersonal skills. Our programs offer students the options of certificates, associate degrees, and associate transfer degrees, in fields as diverse as nursing, massage therapy, and early childhood education. All courses are taught by experienced faculty members who are leaders in their respective fields. The programs are challenging and place a high value on integrity.

Note: Students must meet the background check and immunizations requirements prior to enrolling. Many clinical partners require that students provide proof of COVID vaccination. Clinical placements may be unavailable for students who are not fully immunized.

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UPDATE: All healthcare students who have clinical rotations, externships and internships must follow the vaccination requirements of the healthcare institution where they will be working-i.e., must be fully vaccinated or have an exemption prior to their clinical rotation, externship or internship experience. Read the latest COVID-19 Allied Health Policy.

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Allied Health Clinical Engineer

The Allied Health Clinical Engineer Certificate is designed to provide education that prepares students to lead, innovate, and self-educate throughout their careers in bioengineering and biomedical professions and industries.



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Allied Health Project Manager

The Allied Health Project Manager Certificate is designed for students that are interested in allied health careers to increase their business skills, management and leadership abilities, business technology expertise, and communication and critical thinking skills while earning a certificate in project management.



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Anesthesia Technologist

Anesthesia Technologist

Anesthesia technologists assist anesthesiologists to manage pain and monitor patients during medical procedures. RTC is one of the few places in the United States that offers a two-year degree in this career.



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Central Service Technician

Central Service Technician

Central service technicians work in health care facilities to prepare and sterilize devices and supplies used to care for patients.



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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Dental assistants are an integral part of the dental team.



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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

This program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. They will study how to design a curriculum, create positive learning environments, provide developmentally appropriate activities, and respect and accommodate cultural differences. Students must complete an internship at a childcare center as part of the program.



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Health Care Navigator

Health Care Navigator

This certificate covers navigating and coordinating care in health and human services systems. Incorporated in the certificate are factors affecting patients such as chronic disease, behavioral health, wellness and patient activation and engagement.



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Massage Therapy Practitioner

Massage Therapy Practitioner

Prepare to become professionally licensed to practice therapeutic massage for health maintenance, assessment, and rehabilitation of body tissues and systems.



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Medical Assistant

Medical assistants work in the frontlines of medical care, helping physicians and specialists with medical procedures and administrative duties.



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Phlebotomy program students

Medical Assistant - Phlebotomy

The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students to work in medical offices, clinics, labs and other health care settings.



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Medical Coding Specialist

Medical Coding Specialist

Develop skills and knowledge to transform descriptions of diseases, injuries, conditions, and procedures into numerical designations in clinics, insurance companies, and other medical settings.



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Nursing assistants

Nursing Assistant - Certified

The Nursing Assistant program prepares students to earn their certification and work in a healthcare setting. It is also the first rung of the career ladder for students to become Licensed Practical or Registered Nurses.



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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

​Students develop skills in all areas of pharmacy practice such as computer order entry, pharmaceutical calculations, record keeping, mixing intravenous solutions, and compounding of products to be dispensed.



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Registered Nurse, Associate Degree

Our two-year Registered Nurse Program will prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in health care.



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Revenue Management Specialist

Revenue Management Specialist

The Revenue Management Specialist program prepares students to support doctors and other healthcare professionals with much of the administrative tasks in their clinics, offices, insurance companies and other settings.



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Surgical technologist student

Surgical Technologist

Surgery is complex and delicate work, accomplished by a team of highly trained experts. Surgical Technologists are a key part of that team. RTC’s CAAHEP Accredited Surgical Technologist Program trains students in sharp safety, preparing the operating room, including maintaining the sterile field, accurate counts to prevent foreign retained objects, and setting up surgical equipment, supplies and solutions. Additionally, the program trains the student to perform preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative roles, which include urinary catheterization, patient positioning, patient skin prep, sterile draping, passing surgical instruments, preparing/ passing medications, handling supplies, specimens, skin stapling and applying the surgical dressing and drain.



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Veterinary assistants

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary assistants work in animal clinics, hospitals, zoos, shelters and on the field to take care of animals, under the supervision of a veterinarian or other specialists.



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