Clinical Health Care

The clinical health care programs train workers for roles requiring direct patient care and contact. These positions often are responsible for helping to diagnose, treat, and provide ongoing medical care to patients in hospital, clinic, and private home settings. In addition to completion of online training, some of these positions may also require externship or other work-based experiences. 

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Career Diploma & Career Certificates

  1. Typically can be completed in 6-9 months
  2. Upon successful completion, learners earn credentials aligned to industry standards and employer's needs

Certificates of Completion

  1. Typically can be completed in 1-3 months
  2. Designed for workers to quickly learn and apply skills in healthcare support functions

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