Pursue a Certificate in Health Sciences

Blue Ridge CTC’s Health Science certificate programs help students transform into multi-skilled health care professionals required in Paramedic or Medical Assistant occupations.

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Why Enroll in a Health Science Certificate Program

A certificate program in Health Sciences helps develop real-time skills to provide quality pre-hospital care to patients by performing advanced clinical and administrative functions.

    • Learn various medical terms and terminologies related to medical assisting and paramedicine.
    • Demonstrate advanced clinical, stress management, and communication skills in extreme pressure situations.
    • Gain a competitive edge over others through hands-on training for workforce entry within hospitals, medical offices, and clinics.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.
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For medical assistants and similar professions, predicted each year by BLS between 2020-30.

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Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!

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Plan for a Rewarding Career with a Health Sciences Certificate Program

Blue Ridge CTC’s Health Science certificate programs help students to build a promising career.. Explore various elective choices that aligns with your goal to become a skilled professional in the healthcare industry.

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Earn a Health Sciences Certificate to Embark on a Rewarding Career

Blue Ridge CTC’s Health Science certificate programs provide practical, academic training to impart relevant skills required to secure an in-demand career as:

    • Administrative Medical Assistant
    • Clinical Medical Assistant
    • Paramedic
    • And more!

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Why Choose Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offer time-saving and economical Health Sciences Certificate programs with industry-driven curricula and a collaborative campus environment.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Have Questions? Talk With an Admissions Counselor Today!

Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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