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Health & Medical

Interested in a career where your skills could make a difference in someone’s life? Our Health and Medical programs offer both clinical and administrative paths to help you begin a profession in the healthcare industry.

Choose your path. Change your future.

This is where it all begins. Choose from a variety of health and medical programs at Virginia College. We’ll provide the career training that prepares you to pursue a new career and a better future.

Our medical and health degree / certificate programs are designed to teach you the skills you need to enter an exciting, growing field. Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.1 With an aging population, the BLS predicts a continual growth in healthcare services, and Virginia College can help you prepare for a medical-related career.

We offer several medical programs, from surgery tech to occupational therapy. No matter what your interests are — from providing patient care as a medical assistant to using administrative skills as a medical office specialist — you’ll find our health diploma/certificate and associate’s degree programs offer a variety of specialized training to help you stand out to future medical employers.

1 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Healthcare Occupations, on the Internet https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/(visited March 6, 2018). National long-term projections and salary averages may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth or any particular salary.

The College makes no representation, promise or guarantee that completion of this program either assures passage of any certification examination or acceptance by any state board. Prospective and current students, as well as graduates, are responsible for researching and understanding all examination, registration or licensure requirements in any state in which they seek to become registered, licensed or employed. Virginia College does not guarantee employment or career advancement.