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Allied Health Certificate - CERT

The Certificate in Allied Health provides students with an educational background to facilitate possible admission into a nursing program or employment opportunities in healthcare, such as nursing assistant. The intent of the certificate is to provide foundational knowledge in the allied health profession.

Coursework in the Allied Health Certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science Allied Health Degree. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with their Luna advisor for proper advisement and course selection.

In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students placing below college level proficiency in Math and English on their entrance exams (ACT, SAT or ACCUPLACER) must complete institutional proficiencies of ENG098 or equivalent before being allowed to registrar for ENGL1110, and MATH095 or equivalent for other courses offered within this certificate program that may require math at the stated level as a pre-requisite or co-requisite.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2023-2024 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 30 Credit Hours

Concentration Requirements (22 credit hours)
AH113 Medical Terminology 3
BCIS1110 Intro to Information Systems 3
BIOL2210L Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab 1
COMM1130 Public Speaking 3
COMM2120 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENGL1110 Composition I 3
NUTR2110 Human Nutrition 3
PSYC1110 Introduction to Psychology 3

Approved Electives** (8 credit hours)
AH105 Nursing Assistant Training 4
AH110 Health Care Information Systems 3
ANTH1115 Introduction to Anthropology 3
BIOL2225 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BIOL2225L Human Antmy & Physiology II Lab 1
BIOL2310 Microbiology 3
BIOL2310L Microbiology Lab 1
BIOL2510 Pathophysiology I 4
CHW101 Community Health Worker I 4
HD260 Critical Thinking & Prob Solving 3
HLED1130E Concepts of Health & Wellnes**DISTANCE LEARNING** 3
PHED1610 Fitness for Life 2
PSYC1130E Introduction to Substance Abuse**DISTANCE LEARNING** 3
PSYC1140E Psychology of Drug and AlcoholAbuse (DL)**DISTANCE LEARNING** 3
PSYC2120 Developmental Psychology 3
PSYC2210 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOCI1110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPAN1410 Spanish for Health Care Prof 3
STEM105 Computer Use-Scientific Research 3
*It is essential that students see their Concentration advisor to ensure that the proper course sequence is followed. **In consultation with a Student Success Specialist and with approval by the Academic Director, additional courses not listed may be used as approved electives.