Allied Health Certificate Programs

Richland College Allied Health Programs provide students with quality, affordable, and accessible healthcare education and training to produce job-ready individuals who fulfill the needs of healthcare employers and the community.

Richland College offers a variety of healthcare certificate programs. Students may attend part-time or full-time, days or evenings, and pay as they go. All these programs may be completed in one year or less. Some require that students have a high school diploma or GED. Proficiency in written and spoken English, math, basic computer, and Microsoft skills are also important. Some programs require a criminal background check and drug screening.

Medical Programs are continuous enrollment, with entry classes approximately starting every 4-6 weeks. The Pharmacy Technician Programs begin at the start of each semester. Medication Aide Renewal courses and CPR courses are scheduled once a month, throughout the semester.

Registration Process

  1. Attend an information session every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in Wichita Hall, WH-253. View schedule.
  2. Print out or obtain Application for Admission Packet from Allied Health
  3. Review requirements for your chosen certificate
  4. Review the Online Continuing Education Class Schedule
  5. Submit application and other required documentation to Admissions Coordinator in Wichita Hall, WH-244 or by email to obtain approval to register. All courses in Allied Health require a signature except CPR, Recertification and Exam Review courses)
  6. Take signed registration form to Continuing Education in Thunderduck Hall
  7. Register and pay or have tuition deducted from financial aid

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