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Prepare for a wide range of exciting health careers at Clackamas Community College

Take your place in the vital, growing field of health care. A Clackamas Community College education can take you to the front lines of the health system as a first responder, equip you to provide patient care as a nurse or medical assistant, or prepare you for essential behind-the-scenes health careers like medical billing and coding.

In two years or less, you could be starting your career and meeting urgent health care needs in the community. A CCC education in the health professions gives you the best possible preparation for the real world. The learning environment mirrors clinical settings and puts the latest medical technology at your fingertips. Get your start in health care today at CCC!

Health Professions Programs

Associate of Applied Science degrees - two years

Certificate of Completion - one year

Certificate of Completion - less than one year

Course - one term 

Transfer to a four-year university

Common Health Professions Transfer Majors

  • Allied Health Diagnostics
  • Intervention and Treatment
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Public Health

Learn more about transfer degrees

Get Started in Health Professions

You don't have to have your career goals figured out yet. Start with foundations like medical terminology and intro to human anatomy and physiology and see where a Clackamas Community College education in the health professions can take you.

Step 01

Apply and Get Started at CCC

It only takes a few steps to apply to CCC, apply for financial aid and get started on your path to academic success.

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Step 02

Contact the Health Professions Advisor Before Registering for Courses

Health Professions advisors:

Phil Reid

Tracy Rumsey


Step 03

Begin with courses that will help you reach your academic and career goals

Whether you have a career in mind or are just starting to explore your interest in the health professions, you can save time and money by starting with courses that can take you anywhere. Create a strong foundation for any health professions program or a transfer degree at Clackamas Community College by starting with the courses below.

Beginning CoursesTerms Typically Offered InCredits
BI-120 Introduction to Human Anatomy and PhysiologyFall, winter, spring
FYE-101 First Year Experience Level IFall, winter, spring2
HP-110 Medical Terminology
Fall, winter, spring, summer4
MA-100 Introduction to Medical AssistingSummer2
WR-121Z Composition I
Fall, winter, spring, summer4

All courses must be passed with a C or better.

View the course catalog for more information about Health Professions courses. View the schedule for times and locations of upcoming courses.

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