Health Sciences

Today, all areas of the expanding healthcare industry need bright, caring individuals who want to make a difference in the lives around them. In the health science programs at John Wood, you will learn through experiences in the classroom, lab and clinical setting. Receive comprehensive training and education with access to the latest equipment for practicing patient care. All programs are career oriented and prepare students for job placement and success.

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Degrees & Certificates

Associate Degree in Nursing Associate Degree (AAS)
Health Care Assistant Certificate
Medical Assistant Certificate
Medical Office Certificate
Nursing Assistant Certificate
Office Technology: Medical Option Associate Degree (AAS)
Practical Nurse Certificate
Professional Nursing Assistant Certificate
Surgical Technology Associate Degree (AAS)

Career Opportunities

  • Ambulatory care clinics
  • Acute inpatient care
  • Certified surgical technologist
  • Emergency/critical care
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Medical transcriptionist
  • Public health

Employed By:

  • Blessing Hospital
  • Hannibal Regional Hospital
  • Quincy Medical Group
  • Sunset Home
  • St. Vincent’s Home
  • Illinois Veterans Home
  • Good Samaritan Home
  • Boone Hospital Center
  • St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Hannibal Clinic
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital
  • Illini Community Hospital
  • Lewis County Nursing Home

Is Health Sciences the Right Path for You?