Health Sciences Pathway

Health Sciences Pathway

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate/AA&S
LENGTH: 1 Year


The Health Sciences I and II Career Studies Certificates is designed for the student who desires to pursue allied health programs at CVCC or other schools of choice including nursing programs. Students transferring to other schools are responsible for verifying transferability of CVCC courses.



Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Students pursuing careers in the Health Sciences should choose General Studies AA&S as their program of study.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Non-Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Health Sciences Career Studies Certificate is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  •     the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  •     suggested course when more than one option exists
  •     which semester each course is typically offered
  •     if the course has a prerequisite
  •     courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)


Health Sciences Career Studies Certificates