Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Wallace Drive Campus
The Medical laboratory professional is qualified by academic and applied science education to provide service and research in Medical laboratory science and related areas in rapidly changing and dynamic healthcare delivery systems. The Program is five semesters in length with training in areas of hematology, blood bank, microbiology, serology/immunology, phlebotomy and other routine Medical laboratory testing areas. Upon completion of the Program students are eligible for the national certification examination offered by the American Society of Medical Pathology (ASCP).
Deadline for Application: 11:59pm on July 5th
Emergency Medical Services Cherokee/East Broad/McClellan Campuses
(EMT, AEMT & PARAMEDIC)
The EMS program is designed for students who desire a career in pre-hospital emergency medicine. The program provides the student with the theoretical and practical preparation to qualify the successful graduate to obtain entry level positions in the Emergency Medical Services workforce. We offer three levels of EMS training and education. Students who enroll in the EMS program will pursue a course of study, which leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree.
Massage Therapy Program (MSG) Wallace Drive Campus
The Therapeutic Massage Program prepares students for a career as a Massage Therapist in an all-inclusive 2 semester program. Students take part in lecture, lab, and Medical courses. Upon successful completion, graduates are eligible to sit for their choice of two licensing exams: the MBLEX (given by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards) and the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork). Once students are licensed they are given assistance in job placement.
The Nursing Education Program is a concept based curriculum which is a stackable credential. To complete the Associate Registered Nurse Degree (ADN) the student must successfully complete the entire 5 semesters. If the student wishes to complete the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Degree only, the student must successfully complete NUR 114 and NUR 115. Once NUR 114 and NUR 115 are completed the student may sit for the NCLEX PN exam. Should the student wish to complete the ADN, they may continue and complete the last two semesters. Should the student drop out of sequence upon completing the LPN component, the student has 1 year in which to reapply to complete the ADN.
Application to the Nursing Program at Wallace Drive (beginning Fall Semester)
Deadline for Application: 11:59pm on April 15th
Application to the Nursing Program at Cherokee Night Program(beginning Fall Semester)
Deadline for Application: 11:59pm on June 30th
Application to the Nursing Program at Cherokee Day Program, for Summer Admission
Deadline for Application: 11:59pm April 1
Application to the LPN and EMS Mobility Program at McClellan Campus, for Fall 2017 Admission
Deadline for Application: 11:59pm April 15
Phlebotomy Training (MLT) Wallace Drive Campus
This six-week course covers the basic techniques used in the collection of blood specimens. Presentation includes equipment and additives, basic anatomy, and techniques for safe and effective venipuncture. Upon completion, students should be able to perform venipuncture correctly. Upon completion of the Program students are eligible for the national certification examination offered by the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT).
Deadline for Application (Spring Semester): 11:59pm on
Radiologic Technology (RAD) Wallace Drive Campus
The Radiologic Technology Program provides the healthcare community with entry level radiographers skilled in diagnostic imaging procedures. Students are educated in anatomy, patient positioning, radiographic equipment, radiation safety and patient care. Upon completion of the Program students are eligible for the national certification examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Deadline for Application: 11:59pm on June 1st