Healthcare occupations continue to grow. With a focus on improving life, pursuing a degree or certificate in the field of healthcare is both rewarding and demanding.
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Whether you want to assist with dentistry or surgery, work with medical imaging equipment or nuclear medicine, help individuals of all ages to overcome difficulties and live a fuller life, or simply support medical professionals behind the scenes, we can help prepare you to pursue your goals.
In the Certificate in Computed Tomography program at South College, current radiography and nuclear medicine professionals and graduates will learn the skills necessary to be successful as entry-level computed tomography (CT) technologists.
The Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at South College is designed to create advancement opportunities for current radiologic technologists, nuclear medicine technologists, ultrasound technologists, and radiation therapists. In this 6-month program, you will learn to competently apply basic protocols of MRI, recognize when and how to appropriately alter standard protocol, recognize equipment and patient considerations that affect image quality, and maintain a safe MRI environment.
Our unique 1 + 1 program allows students who complete the 9-month certificate program to continue for an additional 3-4 quarters to complete the general education requirements and earn an Associate degree in Medical Assisting.
Students who earn their Associate of Science in Health Science degrees leave the program with a broad educational foundation in anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry, nutrition, pathophysiology, and physics—everything you need to begin your career in any of a wide range of healthcare fields.
The Associate of Science in Health Science (Pre-Nursing) program at South College is designed to be the foundation for advanced programs like the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and BSN to MSN track, and ultimately for your nursing career. Students who do not go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree will be qualified for a variety of entry-level positions in the biological, life, or health sciences.
The Associate of Science in Health Science (Pre-Pharmacy) program at South College is designed to provide the foundational courses for students who intend to apply to our Doctor of Pharmacy program. It is also excellent preparation for careers in the biological, life, or health sciences, as well as advanced degrees related to the health sciences.
An Associate of Science in Medical Assisting will prepare you to work in a medical office, assisting practitioners with examining and treating patients, performing laboratory testing, and providing administrative support.
Through the Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at South College, you can begin your career as an entry-level diagnostic medical sonographer in just over two years. This is one of the fastest-growing fields in the healthcare industry, offering a challenging, fulfilling work environment.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science program at South College provides a foundational education for students wishing to pursue professions or graduate education in the pure or applied health sciences, including medicine, nursing, and pharmacy studies.
If you’re interested in a career helping patients through physical therapy, South College’s Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy) program provides the foundational training you need to begin your career.
Physician assistants are healthcare professionals who are licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. They help to improve access to medical care by expanding a physician’s practice base, which is especially important in medically underserved areas. Many PAs are employed in primary care specialties, including family practice, pediatrics, and general medicine.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a Concentration in Computed Tomography program is designed to help students gain advanced skills, knowledge, and training through in-depth instruction in the post-primary application of CT. This program is open to qualified individuals who have already graduated from a JRCERT or regionally accredited radiography, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine program, and want to further their education and earning potential with a bachelor’s degree in computed tomography.
Through the Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a Concentration in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, you will have everything you need to begin your career as a diagnostic medical sonographer and advance to a leadership role. This program is designed to prepare students to qualify for advanced positions in a healthcare team, such as managing imaging departments with millions of dollars of equipment and numerous employees.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a Concentration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging program is designed for qualified individuals who have graduated from a JRCERT-accredited or regionally accredited radiography program and want additional training in MRI.
The B.S. in Health Science with a Concentration in Radiography will prepare you for advanced positions and leadership roles in the growing field of radiographic imaging. The ASRT recognizes bachelor’s degrees as the professional level of radiologic science education. As in our associate degree program, you’ll become adept at the clinical aspects of radiography, but this program delves further into managerial qualifications like leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication, research standards, and statistical procedures.
Located near 1-85 and Clairmont Road, our Atlanta campus was completely renovated in 2018. Experience hands-on, career-driven education in our 38,000 square foot facility that features modern lecture classrooms equipped with the latest AV technology and specialty labs with state-of-the-art equipment designed to immerse you in real-life settings. Do your research in our resource center and library. Take time to study in our computer lab or study cubicles. And take time to relax in the modern student center. Parking is provided for students.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South College.