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2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences Certificate


Certificate
HEGIS #5299
Chairperson: Colleen Ferris
McDonough Sports Complex, Room 206, (518) 629-7372

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
None Fall and Spring Human Biology Recommended N/A

Total Credits Required: 25


Major Requirements*


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

  • Credits: (1) **
  • Credits: 3
  • 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