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Quick Guide to DCCCD's Health Sciences Programs

 

View our Quick Guide to undefined Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board-approved health sciences programs.

Note: Continuing Education coursework varies by semester. Please check the current semester class schedule of the college that offers the program you’re interested in.

Awards and coursework Brookhaven Cedar Valley Eastfield El Centro Mountain View North Lake Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Biotechnology
Biotechnology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree       X       71-72  
Biotechnology Certificate       X       29-30  
Cardiac Technology
Adult Cardiac Sonography Associate in Applied Sciences Degree       X       60  
Adult Cardiac Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate       X       35  
Pediatric Cardiac Associate in Applied Sciences Degree       X       60  
Pediatric Cardiac Advanced Technical Certificate       X       35  
Continuing Education coursework: EKG Technician         X       varied
Continuing Education coursework: Vascular Techniques & Echo Imaging X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Electrocardiology X varied
Awards and coursework Brookhaven Cedar Valley Eastfield El Centro Mountain View North Lake Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Dental Assisting
Continuing Education coursework: Dental Assisting X  X     X       varied
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate in Applied Sciences Degree       X       72  
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate       X       44  
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Paramedic
Paramedicine Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 70-72
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certificate X 17-18
Paramedic Certificate X 42
Paramedicine Certificate X 34-35
Continuing Education coursework: Acute Care Training for EMTs, Nurses, Physicians X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, ACL X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) for Health Care Providers X varied
Continuing Education coursework: CPR & First Aid — Adult X X X X X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: CPR/AED for Professional Recruiters X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Emergency Management for First Responders X varied

Continuing Education coursework: EMT Basic

X varied

Continuing Education coursework: EMT Basic Refresher Course

X varied
Continuing Education coursework: National Registry Exam for EMTs & Paramedics X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Pediatric Advanced Life Support, (PALS) X X varied
Health Technology Courses (CE Courses)
Continuing Education coursework: Health Care Software Analyst X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Health Care IT Support Specialist X X varied

Continuing Education coursework: Clinical Practitioner Consultant

X X varied
Continuing Education coursework:  Implementation Manger X X varied
Continuing Education coursework:  Implementation Support Specialist X X varied
Continuing Education coursework:  Practice Workflow & Information Management X X varied
Continuing Education coursework:  Trainer X X varied
Awards and coursework Brookhaven Cedar Valley Eastfield El Centro Mountain View North Lake Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Home Health Care & Hospice Aide
Continuing Education coursework: Home Health Care & Hospice Aide X varied
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 70-71
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Advanced Technical Certificate X 43-44
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 71-72
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Advanced Technical Certificate X 38-39
Medical Assisting
Medical Assistant Certificate X 40
Medical Assistant Certificate X 768
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Assisting X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Medication Aide Renewal Classes X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Patient Care Assistant X varied
Medical Front Office
Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate X 26
Medical Front Office Assistant Marketable Skills Achievement Award X 12
Medical Coder Certificate X 39
Continuing Education coursework: Coding and Billing X X X X X X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Administrative Assistant X X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Office Technology X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Terminology X X X X X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Transcription X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Front Office Assistant X X varied
Awards and coursework Brookhaven Cedar Valley Eastfield El Centro Mountain View North Lake Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Medical Interpretation
Continuing Education coursework: Medical Interpretation X varied
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Laboratory Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 72
Medical Practice Manager
Medical Practice Manager X 752
Medical Staff Services
Continuing Education coursework:  Medical Staff Services X varied
Nursing
Associate Degree Nursing AAS (Brookhaven)  X X 72
Associate Degree Nursing AAS (El Centro and North Lake) X X 72
Perioperative Nursing Enhanced Skills Certificate X 15
Vocational Nursing Certificate X 51
LVN to RN bridge option X 72
Continuing Education coursework: LVN Refresher X varied
Continuing Education coursework: RN Refresher X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Nurses Aide X X X X varied
Pharmacy Technician
Community Pharmacy Technician X 384
Institutional Pharmacy Technician X 368
Pharmacy Technology X 752
Continuing Education coursework: ACPE Approved IV Technician X varied
Continuing Education coursework: PTCB Approved IV Admixture Technician X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Combined Institutional Pharmacy Technician X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Pharmacy Technician Retail X X X X varied
Continuing education coursework: Pharmacy Technician Review X X X varied
Awards and coursework Brookhaven Cedar Valley Eastfield El Centro Mountain View North Lake Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Phlebotomy Technician
Continuing Education coursework: Phlebotomy X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Phlebotomy Technician X X X varied
Physical Therapy
Continuing Education coursework: Physical Therapy Aide X X varied
Radiologic Sciences
Radiologic Sciences Associate in Applied Sciences Degree (Brookhaven) X 72
Radiologic Sciences Associate in Applied Sciences Degree (El Centro) X 72
Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate X 24
Vascular Intervention Advanced Technical Certificate X 31
Continuing Education coursework: Computer Tomography (Review Registry Exam) X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Mammography X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Other imaging courses X varied
Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care Program Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 72
Social Work
Social Work — Associate-Generalist Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 60-66
Gerontology Certificate X 24
Human Services Certificate X 34
Awards and coursework Brookhaven Cedar Valley Eastfield El Centro Mountain View North Lake Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Substance Abuse Counseling
Substance Abuse Counseling Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 60-66
Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate X 33
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Prevention Certificate X 18
Surgical Technology
Surgical Technologist Certificate X 50
Perioperative Nursing Enhanced Skills Certificate X 10
Continuing Education coursework: Sterile Processing Technician Training X varied
Veterinary Technology
Veterinary Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree X 72
Small Animal Assisting Certificate X 20-21
Large Animal Assisting Certificate X 16
Veterinary Assistant Certificate - Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program (DEVTP) X 21
Continuing Education coursework: Veterinary Assistant X X varied
Continuing Education coursework:  Small & Large Animal Assisting X
Continuing Education coursework:  Small & Large Animal Vet Assisting X
Vision Care
Continuing Education coursework: Ophthalmic Assisting X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Optical Dispensing X X varied
Continuing Education coursework: Optician Training X X varied