Learn more about the possible college degrees and certificates you can pursue at Treasure Valley Community College. Our Health Professions is designed to provide you with a wide range of training and educational opportunities for individuals getting started in a health career, furthering their careers, or working to meet licensure/certification requirements. Our goal is to prepare students for an exciting career in the health field by offering degrees and certificates in highly sought after areas.
Treasure Valley Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
Successful completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing (AAS) prepares TVCC graduates for the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), and a successful career as a healthcare professional.
TVCC offers Nursing Assistant Courses throughout the year. This is a 155-hour course which includes clinical experience at local healthcare agencies and a CPR class.
Upon successful completion of the 155 hours OBSN approved Nursing Aide Course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate will enable you to take the OSBN state test. When this exam is passed, you will be issued the designation of a "Certified Nurse Aide".
Medical assisting is on the nation's fastest growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical assistants perform both administrative and clinical duties
Successful completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree as a Medical Assistant prepares a student for a career as a Certified Medical Assistant and for an occupation in administrative functions in healthcare clinics, health care front office and physician offices.
Although TVCC does not offer a degree in physical education, physical education courses are lower division collegiate courses which transfer to a four-year college or university. Physical education courses may transfer as: Elective credits, Program requirement credits, and/or graduation requirements.
Students are always encouraged to check with the receiving institution and your TVCC academic advisor when hoping to transfer PE credits.