If you want to help people live better, safer, healthier lives, consider the Health Sciences Field of Interest (FOI). Our Health Sciences degrees and certificates are designed to give you comprehensive training for health-related work in the hospital, healthcare, or exercise and fitness settings.
In addition to preparing you for employment, the Health Sciences FOI also fully prepares you to transfer to a four-year program. So, whether you want to be a nurse, an EMT, a physical therapist, or a personal trainer, our programs give you the flexibility you need to pursue your goals.
Programs in this Field of Interest
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion, Associate Degrees and Transfer Degrees for this Field of Interest. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates, degrees or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Community Health Paramedicine||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Critical Care Paramedicine||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Emergency Medical Technology||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Group Fitness Instructor||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Nurse Assisting||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Nursing Refresher||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Nutrition for Fitness and Wellness||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Paramedicine||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Personal Training Specialist||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Practical Nursing||Course List|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Tactical Emergency Casualty Care||Course List|
MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Dental Hygiene||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Exercise Science: Health, Fitness and Sports Performance||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Nursing||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Paramedicine||Course List|
Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.
|At MCC, get an...||Specialize in...||Transfer to...||To get a...||Courses|
|Associate in Arts, Nutrition||Human Nutrition Emphasis||Arizona State University||
Nutrition (Human Nutrition)
(Bachelor of Science)
|Associate in Arts, Nutrition||Nutrition, Dietetics Emphasis||Arizona State University||
(Bachelor of Science)
Did you not find a program offered at MCC that meets your needs in this field of interest? View the Health Sciences programs offered at all of the Maricopa Community Colleges.