Find Your Path In Healthcare
Qualified Healthcare workers are in high demand across the country. With a wide range of healthcare service pathways to choose from, it’s simple to get your start in healthcare at VHCC.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics respond to emergencies and provide first-line medical care. Talk with an academic advisor to determine the best pathway option for you and your career.
The Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 program pathways below, with each level building upon the previous -- are eligible for G3 scholarship funding.
For students interested in transferring to a four-year program in Exercise Science, this pathway will prepare you with the required general education coursework.
The Mammography curriculum will prepare selected students to apply to take the National Registry examination leading to advanced certification as a Registered Mammographer by the AART. Specific pre-requisites are required.
A nurse aide is an excellent career for those who find it rewarding to care for others. The opportunity for hands-on, direct care is something nurse aides enjoy. Those considering a career in nursing, often find that nurse aide is a great place to start!
Our nursing programs are structured to prepare you to care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings, as a valued member of the healthcare team.
Our nursing pathways are eligible for G3 scholarship funding.
The pathway in Pre-Pharmacy is an Associate of Arts & Science degree program in General Studies that has been formulated to prepare students with the basic general education requirements to transfer to a four-year program to pursue a pharmacy-related or to transfer directly to a doctor of pharmacy program at the Appalachian School of Pharmacy. This pathway is complimented by a Pre-Pharmacy Science career studies certificate.
The Radiography pathway will teach you how to safely apply x-radiation to generate images of the human body. Admission to our radiography program requires an initial application to the college followed by specific prerequisite courses and a separate application to be accepted into our radiography program.
This program is eligible for G3 scholarship funding.
The Computerized Tomography program prepares students who are registered through ARRT or CNMT to take the National Registry Examination leading to advanced certification as a Registered Radiographer in CT.