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STLCC Helps You be an Integral Part of Health Care Community

Our health profession programs offer a pathway to a fulfilling and impactful career where you can make a real difference in people's lives. Whether you aspire to be a compassionate nurse, a dedicated medical professional or a vital member of emergency response teams, our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience needed to thrive in the dynamic and rewarding field of health care. Join us on the journey to becoming a health care hero, where your passion for helping others can be transformed into a lifelong and meaningful vocation. 

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Find the Path That's Right for You

You can complete an assessment to see what careers are related to your strengths, interests and values, see which STLCC programs match your career goals, and explore different career pathways based on your STLCC program of study.

Career Coach allows you to build your knowledge of common work activities, essential skills, required educational level and salary data related to your career of interest.

How the Career Coach Assessment Works

  1. Complete a career assessment
  2. Explore career options
  3. Build a resume

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Health Profession Programs

Please note that not all of the programs listed are for-credit programs. Programs marked with the following abbreviations are considered for-credit programs: Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA), Associate in Science (AS), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Certificate of Proficiency (CP), and Certificate of Specialization (CS).

Nursing and Direct Care

Learn the ins and outs of medical care as a nurse, medical assistant or patient care technician through hands-on training and clinical experience. 

Respiratory Care

Respiratory therapists are in demand and a vital part of the health care team. Pursue this rewarding career path with an associate or bachelor's degree in respiratory care. 

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First Responder

This pathway trains professionals to provide life-saving care and transportation for patients in urgent and emergency situations. 

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Physical therapy and occupational therapy programs prepare students for careers in helping people with various physical, mental and developmental challenges to improve their health and quality of life. 


Prepare for a successful, patient-focused career in dental hygiene through in-depth training with expert instructors, an on-campus dental clinic and offsite clinicals. 

Laboratory and Equipment Technologists

Multiple programs prepare students to work as technologists who operate and maintain various types of medical equipment. Students training in surgical technology prepare for entry-level positions to assist surgeons and ensure quality patient care.  

Health Information

Graduates find career pathways within the health care field to support the important work of information systems, medical records and coding.  

Diagnostic Imaging

Hands-on radiographers and ultrasound technologists provide valuable aid in diagnosing and monitoring medical conditions. 

Funeral Service

Learn about mortuary law, restorative art, funeral directing, embalming and the psychology of grief.

Advanced Job Training

Industry-specific training in partnership with local employers to help adults retrain for in-demand occupations in shorter duration formats.  

Come as you are. See what you become.

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