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You might also be interested in the following programs offered at the colleges of DCCCD. The catalog notes which of our seven colleges offer a particular degree or certificate.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography El Centro College offers a program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Visit
dcccd.edu/sonography for detailed information.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Paramedic
Brookhaven College offers a Paramedicine associate degree and certificates for EMT-basic and paramedic training, as well as several noncredit emergency medical skills certifications and the National Registry Exam for EMTs and Paramedics.
El Centro College offers a Paramedic certificate program for college credit and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program for noncredit continuing education units in cooperation with UT Southwestern Medical Center.
For more information, visit
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Invasive Cardiovascular Technology
El Centro College offers a program in Medical Assisting. Visit
dcccd.edu/medassist for detailed information.
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Staff Services
Brookhaven College offers an Associate Degree Nursing program with an extension campus at Mountain View College.
El Centro College offers an Associate Degree Nursing program with a satellite campus at North Lake College, as well as a Vocational Nursing program, LVN to RN Advanced Placement “Bridge” program and a Perioperative Enhanced Nursing Skills certificate.
dcccd.edu/nursing for detailed information on both colleges’ programs.
Patient Care Technician
Surgical TechnologyLearn to assist surgeons in the operating room in El Centro’s Surgical Technology program. Find out more at