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Health Science Pathway

Students in this pathway learn the skills necessary to start careers in health sciences fields which include nutrition and dietetics; public health science, pre-allied health (including biology and chemistry), patient care and allied health (dentistry, radiologic technology, nursing); fitness, health, and kinesiology; and psychology and human services.

Health Science Programs

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Health Sciences Office, Sci Tech 218P
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More about Degrees and Certificates

  • An Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree provides knowledge and skills for employment or further study in a chosen field.
  • An Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) degree is for students interested in transferring to schools within the California State University (CSU) system to earn a bachelor’s degree.
  • Certificate of Achievement (C) is approved by the state and prepares students to enter the workforce.
  • Skills Certificate (SC) is issued by the department and prepares students to enter the workforce.
  • Noncredit Certificate (CN) is for students who want to acquire employment, transition to college, and/or explore pathways leading to a career.

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