The health professions programs at Virginia Western prepare students with the skills and expertise needed to establish meaningful careers in today’s dynamic and challenging health care environment. With the rising demand for health care services, the need for qualified individuals continues to grow. Virginia Western offers programs to prepare students for careers in nursing, dental hygiene, radiography, radiation oncology, medical laboratory technician, and phlebotomy.
Associate of Applied Science Degrees ⓘAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) programs are designed to prepare students to directly enter the workforce. Some programs may be able to transfer to four-year institutions with which we have agreements.
|AMT: Medical Administrative Management|
|Medical Laboratory Technology|
LPN to RN Bridge Program
|Physical Therapist Assistant (Available Fall 2021)|
Associate of Science Degrees ⓘAssociate of Science (AS) and Associate of Arts (AA) programs are designed to transfer to a four-year institution.
|Science: Health Sciences|
Certificates ⓘA Certificate is a program of study of fewer than two years in length with a major in an occupational area.
|Practical Nursing (LPN)|
Career Studies Certificates ⓘA Career Studies Certificate is a program of study of less than one year in length in an occupational area.
|Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging (Fast Track) (available online)|
|Health Records Coding|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (Fast Track) (available online)|
|Medical Office Specialist|
|Medical Billing (Fast Track)|
|Phlebotomy (Fast Track)|
Fast-Track Certifications ⓘFast-track programs offer credit and non-credit courses for business and industry training, retraining and certifications, as well as courses for community and personal enrichment.
|Certified Medical Assistant|
|Certified Nurse Aide|
|Dental Pain Management for Dental Hygienist|
|Dental Radiation Safety Certification|
|Medical Administrative Assistant|
|Medical Billing Support|
|Pharmacy Technician Program|