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.
The Certificate in Medical Assistant Specialist program is designed to include instruction to build knowledge and skills to perform medical office administrative and clinical tasks, manage emergency situations, communicate effectively, and provide instruction to patients. The certificate program pairs online instruction with on campus laboratory courses and on-the-job practicum experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Nursing is a challenging and fulfilling profession with consistently high job satisfaction ratings. As a nurse, you will be a key part of the healthcare team providing collaborative, interdisciplinary care, leading to better outcomes for patients. With classroom, laboratory, and clinical training from our experienced team of instructors, you can gain the knowledge and skills that are most important in delivering superior patient care.
Adorned with lush palm trees and sunny weather, we’re thrilled to offer prospective South College students a modern learning environment right in the heart of Orlando, Florida. At South College, we are dedicated to providing the best possible resources to anyone wanting to further their education. As a newly renovated space filled with state of the art amenities, we have no doubt our Orlando campus will provide the perfect opportunity for students to thrive. Enroll in one of our various programs at South College Orlando and take advantage of the beautiful views and vibrant communities that surround it. Our experienced faculty and future students make up a community of driven minds that share a hunger for success. Start building your future today at South College Orlando.
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.