Allied Health student in lab class.

Allied Health

At Summit College, our Allied Health Programs will equip you with the necessary abilities to deliver quality health service. For those who are passionate about a career in the healthcare field and would like to start a career soon, we offer a variety  of programs tailored to fit your interests and your schedule. At Summit College, you will find short-term courses, which can award you with a certification in eight hours or a couple of weeks.

Our Allied Health Programs includes:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Program
  • Medical Assistant Clinical & Administrative Program
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse Program
  • Electronic Health Record Coding Program
  • Physical Therapy Aide Program
  • Dental Assistant Program
  • IV Therapy Program

The allied healthcare field is expected to grow 19% from 2014 to 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A growth that is much faster than average and presents numerous opportunities for those who wish to start a career in this field. Due to this expressive growth, it’s expected that 2.3 million new jobs will be created in that same period.

The promising prospects of a career in the healthcare field makes this the right time to start your education. Summit’s College Allied Health Programs will train you with the required skills to give care to others and find rewarding employment. With the right training, you will be able to start your career in a short amount of time and take advantage of the high demand for healthcare professionals.

With a healthcare occupation, you may find yourself working with others or independently. Either way, your role is vital in assisting those in need.

When beginning one of our allied health programs you will easily see how dedicated our staff is to your success and the preparation we provide for entering work-field.

At Summit College, our Allied Health Programs will train you in the classroom, covering the theories you will need for your daily activities. You will also have extensive hands-on training, in order to prepare you for real-world situations. At Summit College, we understand the importance of hands-on instruction as students prepare for a profession in the healthcare field, which requires students to deal patients and medical situations all the time.

We understand that a career in the healthcare field is a calling. And that is why we strive to offer the best programs, in tune with current technologies and laboratories. At Summit College, we encourage a learning environment that is motivational and challenging all the while keeping our students excited about learning and discovering new things.

As part of our programs, you might be required to complete an internship or externship. Those experiences give you the opportunity to practice what you are learning, and feel more prepared once you start looking for a job.

If you are seeking a specific certification or license for your program, you can speak with an Admissions Advisor who can help you learn more about any certifications or licenses our programs may lead to.

If you want to seize the booming opportunities of the healthcare field, learn more about our programs and find the best fit for you.

*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm