Nursing, Allied Health & Safety

With the medical sector expanding each year, many career opportunities are available for students with an education in Nursing, Allied Health and its support services. The programs offered through this division prepare students to be successful in a variety of medical environments. Graduates of our programs also have the option of continuing their education by pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.

Meet the Dean
Laurie Fontenot

All programs within this division share the common mission to “proactively provide excellent education and training to a diverse population, utilizing flexible instructional methodology while meeting the area’s workforce needs.” Programs meet state and national accreditation standards and are geared towards hands-on learning, as well as meeting academic rigor needed for today’s graduates. If you like working with people, like providing care to the sick or injured in pre-hospital or hospital settings, would enjoy working alongside a surgeon in the operating room, or a physician in his/her office, or if you want to work in a clinical laboratory setting performing diagnostic tests, we have a program for you.

The Nursing, Allied Health, & Safety Division offers seven distinct majors.

Clinical Laboratory Technician

Medical Assistant

Paramedic

Patient Care Technician

Practical Nursing

Nursing

Surgical Technology