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Available Programs

Science Lab Student

Medical Assistant

Classes focus on learning to perform both medical office and clinical/laboratory procedures. This program teaches skills in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, pharmacology, medical office procedures, medical billing and coding, and clinical and laboratory procedures.


Instruction includes patient preparation and physical assistance with examinations including vital signs, giving injections, performing venipuncture, and providing assistance with medical tests and procedures. Instruction also includes medical office procedures and management and computer applications including patient billing software. Upon completion of the on-campus training portion, students will perform an externship where they apply and practice skills in an actual medical facility.

Pharmacy Technician

This program trains students, under the supervision of a pharmacist, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations as a pharmacy technician. This program teaches skills in the principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, dosage calculations, safety procedures, and drug laws and regulations. Instruction includes prescription interpretation, prescription preparation, and delivery to patient. Instruction includes anatomy and physiology, medical and pharmaceutical terminology, and pharmacy laboratory procedures. Instruction also includes patient communication and education, record-keeping, and pharmacy business operations. Upon completion of the on-campus training portion, students will perform an externship where they apply and practice skills in an actual pharmacy.

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Woman Hair Stylist

Cosmetology

A cosmetology operator license authorizes the holder to practice all phases of cosmetology in a beauty salon or any specialty salon. Students must meet all admissions requirements to enter this program. Upon completion of this program, a cosmetologist will have the ability to perform manicures, pedicures, nail extensions, hairstyles, braids, shampoo, conditioning, hair and scalp treatment, all chemical services, and many other services while working in sanitary conditions. Most cosmetologists can earn an income from $10,000 to a remarkable $70,000 or more a year. The work keeps you on your feet and is considered to be physically demanding.

Cosmetology Instructor

Teacher training programs are designed to prepare students who are interested in teaching beauty and cosmetology. Most of the teachers you'll have in beauty school completed a teacher training program, in addition to their experience in the field. Beauty school teacher training equips potential instructors with all the skills, knowledge and resources necessary to become a successful educator.

Cosmetology teacher classes include practical training and theoretical training. Future beauty teachers will learn how to teach beauty school students using the issued textbooks, in-class lectures, and hands-on training in student salons.

Becoming a cosmetology teacher requires that the individual already be knowledgeable about:

  • Hair

  • Nails

  • Makeup

  • Skin care

  • And have additional experience working in their field

Some cosmetology teacher training classes may include:

  • Theory

  • Practical cosmetology

  • Record keeping

  • Lesson planning

  • Classroom management

  • Retention tips

  • Learning styles

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Adult Students

ESL

The goal of an ESL program is to improve the students' level of English. ESL classes teach different language skills, depending on students' English abilities, interests, and needs. All programs teach the following: conversational English, grammar,reading, listening comprehension, writing, and vocabulary.

If you have questions or need guidance, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.