We invite you to explore our academic programs listed below. We recommend that students currently taking prerequisite courses in preparation for a health career, consider enrolling in the Laboratory Assistant certificate program. Students in this program receive one year of didactic instruction and laboratory training in basic and advanced laboratory skills, technical report writing, general chemistry, basic anatomy and physiology, CPR (Basic Life Support) and safety procedures, venipuncture, and capillary puncture techniques and computer concepts and applications. Those graduates of the Laboratory Assistant program who are admitted into one of the competitive associate degree health careers programs at Pierpont Community and Technical College will have completed 13-19 hours of credit that will be applied to their specific area of study. You may find further information by clicking on the Laboratory Assistant Certificate link below.
Click on the links to learn more about all of our health careers programs and feel free to contact us for further information.