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Health Careers

Who We Are

Health Careers is comprised of Dental Assisting, Certified Nursing Assistant, Medication Aide, Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Medical Assisting, Respiratory Therapy, Emergency Medical Services, Paramedicine, Fire Science Technology and Professional Health Studies. We are an inclusive division which focuses on our students and our community. Our programs are offered in all four counties of our service area in a multitude of different delivery systems. You will find our courses online, on our campuses, at our sites, in high schools, corporations, churches, fire stations, county buildings and even community events. Check us out! You might find us right next door!

Our Mission Statement

The administration, faculty and staff of the Health Careers area commit ourselves to developing resources, expanding and enhancing learning spaces for students and focusing on every student's achievement and success. We embrace student-centered services and keep our focus on our students through access to information and ongoing communication. In turn, we understand and support the personal and professional achievements of each employee and will provide faculty and staff developments through conferences, continuing educational opportunities and team building activities.

Our Programs

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs

    • Fire Science Technology

    • Professional Health Studies

      • General Health Studies Track

      • EMT-Paramedic Track

      • Medical Assisting Track

    • Registered Nursing

    • Respiratory Therapy

  • Certificate of Achievement Programs

    • Emergency Medical Services

    • EMT

    • Paramedicine

  • Practical Nursing

  • Medical Assisting

Certificate Courses

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • Advanced EMT

  • CPR

  • EMT

  • First Responder

  • Heartsaver First Aid/AED

  • Pediatric Life Support

  • Certified Nurse Assistant - Long Term Care

  • Medication Aide

Department Contacts

Dean: Stacey Ocander EdD,  531-MCC-4789

Associate: Sheryl Agner, 531-MCC-4788

Program CoordinatorBrenda Ballou, 531-MCC-4792

Enrollment Specialist: Jenny Hank, 531-MCC-4791

Health Careers Faculty

Diana Blum
Richelle 'Ricki' Christensen
Constance Crouch
John Detwiler
Kristin Dolezal
Dawn Goodsell
Kelly Hajek
Jan Hess
Craig Jacobus
Tim Kelly
Angela Kielisek
Peter Landmark
Kevin Laughlin
Dona Marotta
Connie Martin
Fred McMains
Grace Miller
Nancy Pares
Troy Peterson
Candace Ryan
Lori Saville
Aimee Semin
Melanie Shaw
Jeff Strawn
Jean Templeton
Kristine Vacha
Carol Widman
Alexandra Winter
Nancy Zolck