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  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog

Health Sciences Certificate


Certificate
HEGIS #5299
Chairperson: Brian S. Vlieg
Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 319
(518) 629-7219

By providing course work in the basic sciences along with a concentration in one of the health science areas, this certificate prepares students for entry into the health science field. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students can continue further into one of our health science programs, transfer on to a four-year institution or enter the workforce in many entry-level areas within the health science field, such as home health or personal care aides, dental insurance agencies, health care administrative assistants, medical scribes, emergency medical technicians, phlebotomists, EKG technicians or doctor’s office billing.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
1 unit of academic math, 1 unit of science (70 or above in each course) Fall and Spring   70 or above

Total Credits Required: 25


Major Requirements*


*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
** Required of first time full-time students.

  • FORM 108 College Forum Credits: (1) **
  • ENGL 101 English Composition I Credits: 3
  • PSYC 100 General Psychology Credits: 3
  • (1) Restricted Elective(s) Credits: 4
  • (2) Restricted Biology Elective Credits: 3
  • (3) Restricted Chemistry Elective Credits: 0
  • (4) Restricted English Elective Credits: 3
  • (5) Restricted Humanities/Social Science Elective Credits: 3
  • (6) Restricted Math Elective Credits: 3
  • (7) Restricted Science Elective Credits: 3

(3) Restricted Chemistry Elective Credits: 0


(4) Restricted English Elective Credits: 3


(5) Restricted Humanities/Social Science Elective Credits: 3


(6) Restricted Math Elective Credits: 3


Total Credits Required: 25