Health and Human Services

Health & Human Services

Health Studies prepares students to work in the healthcare industry in a variety of settings and in very diverse helping roles. Develop a thorough understanding of human beings in relation to their environments, and learn how to extend human and social services for the benefit of others. We offer a wide variety of associate-degree and transfer programs in both traditional and modern studies, while our certificate programs provide practical training and rich experiences.

  • - Financial aid eligible
  • - Transferable to a 4-year institution
  • - Transferable to specific 4-year institutions through 2+2 agreements
  • - Can be earned entirely online

Child Development: CDA Preparation

Certificate (CER)

The CDA Preparation Certificate prepares students for Child Development Associate (CDA) assessment by providing the 120 clock hours or more of training in eight subject areas that are needed to apply for the CDA credential. All credit hours can be applied toward the CHD A.A.S. degree.

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Certificate (CER)

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate provides advanced training for the student who plans to work in the critical care area of cardiac life support and has completed the first year of a Health Professions program, has satisfied, or will have satisfied all other educational requirements for licensure prior to applying for this certificate.

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Kinesiology: Exercise Physiology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The exercise physiology pathway prepares a student to transfer to a four year institution to continue his/her pursuit of an undergraduate/graduate degree in exercise physiology. Exercise physiology studies how exercise affects the body and mind.

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Accelerated Personal Fitness Training

Certificate (CER)

The Accelerated Personal Fitness Training Certificate prepares students who currently hold a degree in kinesiology or related field for successful employment in the fitness industry as a personal fitness trainer. Graduates are prepared to take the Certified Personal Training examination administered by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The NSCA-CPT is a nationally accredited certification program in the fitness industry.

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Practical Nursing

Certificate (CER)

The Practical Nursing Certificate Program prepares students for employment in patient centers and hospitals. Graduates are eligible to take the licensing examination for Licensed Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). This program is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

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Criminal Justice Education

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

The following sequence of courses is designed to provide transfer students with the necessary background to complete a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Graduates may enter careers in municipal, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies or in the private security field. Students interested in completing baccalaureate degrees in criminal justice and related majors are strongly encouraged to complete an A.A. degree prior to transfer. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate degree program in criminal justice as juniors, students need to complete a minimum of 60 semester credits from the framework below. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission. Students should plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor and the catalog of the four-year college or university they plan to attend.

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Elementary Education

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

To teach in Illinois public elementary schools (grades 1-6), teachers must be certified by the state of Illinois. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate program in elementary education as a junior, students must complete specific requirements and a minimum of 60 semester credits. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an A.A. degree prior to transfer. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission. Students should be aware that a minimum grade point average for most universities is required for program admission. All transfer applicants are required to pass the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP), or pass the ACT + Writing with a score of 22+ (see an advisor for further details), and this score may be required at time of application. Contact Parkland’s Counseling and Advising Center for more information about this test and suggested timing. Students planning to teach at the elementary level in Illinois are advised to plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor to meet specific requirements of their preferred college or university and the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board.

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Nurse Assistant

Certificate (CER)

The Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program prepares students to care for patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in a long-term care facility, a hospital, assisted living facility, or in the home. The program is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, www.idph.state.il.us/nar/home. htm. After successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the Illinois Nurse Assistant Certification exam.

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Child Development Certificate

Certificate (CER)

The Child Development Certificate fulfills the minimum educational requirements of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for early childhood teachers (with one year of experience) and directors (with two years of experience). Courses help students reach Illinois Gateways Career Lattice levels ECE3 (Early Childhood Education) and ITC2 (Infant Toddler Caregiver) and Illinois Great Start Wage Supplement Program level 4. All courses apply for the Child Development Associate educational requirement.

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Medical Assisting Career Advancement

Certificate (CER)

The Medical Assisting career advancement certificate program prepares students who are currently working in the medical assisting field. The courses are selected to meet specific employer needs in preparing experienced medical office assistants for national certification. A completion of 4-6 HCS credits are required to achieve the certificate. The Medical Assisting program is approved by the American Registry of Medical Assistants, www.arma-cert.org and the National Healthcareer Association, www.nhanow.com. Upon completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam.

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Medical Laboratory Technology

Certificate (CER)

The Medical Laboratory Technology Program is a sequence of courses and clinical practicum experiences that prepares students for technician positions in medical laboratories and related businesses and industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Working in cooperation with Kankakee Community College, students may complete the general education course work at Parkland College. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the national registry examination given by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and other certifying agencies. Medical Laboratory Technology graduates are prepared to enter medical technology/medical laboratory science bachelor’s degree programs at selected state universities with junior status. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773/714-8880. Students must apply to and be accepted into the Medical Laboratory Technology program at Kankakee Community College. The MEDT courses from Kankakee will be offered in an online hybrid format with the exception of lab work. Students meet every two weeks. For more information, call Parkland College, 217/353-2760, or Kankakee Community College, 815/802-8500, or email advising@ kcc.edu.

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Child Development

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Child Development Program prepares the student for work in preschool facilities. The program fulfills the requirements of the Department of Children and Family Services for child-care workers and directors.

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Special Education - A.A.

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

Students interested in completing a baccalaureate degree in special education are strongly encouraged to complete an AA. or A.S. degree prior to transfer. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate program in special education as a junior, students must complete specific requirements and a minimum of 30-60 credits. UIUC recommends early transfer after completion of 30 credits, including required courses. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission. Students shoud be aware that a minimum grade point average for most universities is required for program admission. All transfer applicants are required to pass the Illinois Basic Skills Test, and this score may be required at time of application. Contact Parkland’s Counseling and Advising Center for more information about this test and suggested timing. Students planning to teach in special education in Illinois are advised to plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor to meet specific requirements of their preferred college or university and the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board.

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Sterile Processing Technician

Certificate (CER)

The Sterile Processing Technician training program prepares students to clean and sterilize reusable utensils and equipment, organize and package instrument trays and sets, keeping detailed records of equipment maintenance, stock crash carts, organize supplies and maintain an adequate inventory of instruments and disposable items to meet the needs of doctors, nurses, surgeons, and technical staff throughout the hospital. By training in this field, the student will learn infection control techniques to keep hospitals and other medical facilities as well as surgical instruments safe and free from the spread of diseases. Students will learn to operate a variety of equipment, barcode readers, steam autoclaves, chemical and gas sterilizers, computer software for database and supply chain management, follow precise instructions and adhere to rigid standards. The course is approved by the Illinois Community College Board and at the completion of this certificate, students are eligible to sit for the National Certification Exam through the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CSPDT).

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Emergency Medical Services: Emergency Medical Tech (EMT)

Certificate (CER)

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course prepares the student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of an EMT, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting, and providing patient transport. The EMT course meets the National Standard Curriculum provided by the National Department of Transportation, and/ or the 2009 National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards provided by the National Association of State EMS Officials. This course prepares the student to take the State of Illinois EMT license examination or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician examination.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program prepares the student to practice occupational therapy at the assistant level. OT assistants work with clients who have physical, cognitive, and emotional impairments to improve and support functional performance in daily living activities. Employment opportunities are located in hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, school systems, day-care centers, and home health care. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the certification examination given by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) to become a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA). A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT exam or attain state licensure. Licensure for COTAs is also required for practice by the state of Illinois. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, 301/652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org.

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Applied Electrocardiography

Certificate (CER)

The Applied Electrocardiography certificate provides training for the student who plans to work in an office that provides care to patients with cardiac diagnoses. Students must be enrolled in or have completed Medical Assisting certificate program, or have the permission of the faculty.

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Early Childhood Education

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

To teach young children in Illinois public schools (birth to second grade), teachers must be certified by the state of Illinois. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate program in early childhood education as a junior, students must complete specific requirements and a minimum of 60 semester credits. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an A.A. degree prior to transfer. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission. A minimum grade point average for most universities is required for program admission. All transfer applicants are required to pass the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP), or pass the ACT + Writing with a score of 22+ (see an advisor for further details), and this score may be required at time of application. Contact Parkland’s Counseling and Advising Center for more information about this test and suggested timing. Students planning to teach at the early childhood level in Illinois are advised to plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor to meet specific requirements of their preferred transfer college or university and the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board.

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Secondary Education - A.S.

Associate in Science (A.S.)

To teach in Illinois public high schools (grades 6-12), teachers must be certified by the state of Illinois. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate program in secondary education as a junior, students must complete specific requirements and a minimum of 60 semester credits. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an A.A. or A.S. degree prior to transfer. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission to any particular transfer institution. Students should be aware that a minimum grade point average is required for program admission at most universities. All transfer applicants are required to pass the Illinois Basic Skills Test, and this score may be required at time of application. Contact Parkland’s Counseling and Advising Center for more information about this test and suggested timing. Students planning to teach at the secondary level in Illinois are advised to plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor to meet specific requirements of their preferred college or university and the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board.

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Kinesiology: Athletic Training

Associate in Science (A.S.)

This therapeutic pathway prepares a student to transfer to a four year institution to continue his/her education for a job that involves restoration of human function.

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Nursing: LPN to ADN Bridge

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares the student to practice nursing at a beginning level, such as a staff nurse position in health care facilities including hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, and other community agencies.The program integrates practice and theory and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404/975-5000. Graduates are eligible to take the RN license examination (NCLEX-RN). Students considering application to the Nursing program need to be aware of background check and potential legal limitations.

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Personal Fitness Training

Certificate (CER)

The Personal Fitness Training Certificate Program prepares students for successful employment in the fitness industry as a personal fitness trainer. Graduates are prepared to take the Certified Personal Training examination administered by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The NSCA-CPT is a nationally accredited certification program in the fitness industry.

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Dental Hygiene

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Dental Hygiene Program prepares students to become part of the dental health team. The dental hygienist is responsible for providing such services as scaling and polishing teeth, taking radiographs, applying fluoride and surface sealants to the teeth, and local anesthesia and conscious sedation. The dental hygienist is the primary oral health educator in clinical and nonclinical settings. The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association (a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation), and by the United States Department of Education.

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Medical Assisting

Certificate (CER)

The Medical Assisting program prepares students to act as a liaison between the physician and the patient. Medical assistants are skilled healthcare workers who demonstrate their knowledge in both clinical and administrative areas. In the administrative area, typical tasks include medical records management, and patient scheduling. Clinical tasks include taking vital signs, EKGs, venipuncture, administering medications and immunizations, sterile instrumentation, and point of care testing. Medical assistants primarily work in outpatient settings but may work in hospitals, medical billing companies, or any place office skills and medical knowledge merge. The Medical Assisting Program is approved by the American Registry of Medical Assistants, www.arma-cert.org and the National Healthcareer Association, www.nhanow.com. Upon completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam.

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Dysrhythmia (EKG) Certification

Certificate (CER)

The Dysrhythmia (EKG) Certification certificate provides advanced cardiac strip interpretation training for the student who plans to work in a cardiac or critical care area and will be responsible for cardiac strip interpretation and documentation. The student must have completed the first year of a Health Professions program, and has satisfied, or will have satisfied all other educational requirements for licensure prior to applying for this certificate.

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Veterinary Technology

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Veterinary technicians assist the veterinarian in clinical laboratory testing, X-ray procedures, pharmacy duties, anesthesia and surgery support, client information, patient treatments, record keeping, and office procedures. This program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

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Special Education - A.S.

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Students interested in completing a baccalaureate degree in special education are strongly encouraged to complete an AA. or A.S. degree prior to transfer. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate program in special education as a junior, students must complete specific requirements and a minimum of 30-60 credits. UIUC recommends early transfer after completion of 30 credits, including required courses. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission. Students shoud be aware that a minimum grade point average for most universities is required for program admission. All transfer applicants are required to pass the Illinois Basic Skills Test, and this score may be required at time of application. Contact Parkland’s Counseling and Advising Center for more information about this test and suggested timing. Students planning to teach in special education in Illinois are advised to plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor to meet specific requirements of their preferred college or university and the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board.

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Medical Assisting: Accelerated Career (CNA to CMA Bridge)

Certificate (CER)

The Medical Assisting Accelerated Career provides an opportunity for qualified certified nursing assistants to enter the medical assisting field. The program is an accelerated curriculum that will prepare graduating students to function in the role of a Medical Assistant who will veave act as a liaison between the physician and the patient. Medical assistants are skilled healthcare workers who demonstrate their knowledge in both clinical and administrative areas. In the administrative area, typical tasks include medical records management and patient scheduling. Clinical tasks include taking vital signs, EKGs, venipuncture, administering medications and immunizations, sterile instrumentation, and point of care testing. Medical assistants primarily work in outpatient settings but may work in hospitals, medical billing companies, or any place office skills and medical knowledge merge. The Medical Assisting Program is approved by the American Registry of Medical Assistants, www.arma-cert. org and the National Healthcareer Association, www.nhanow. com. Upon completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam.

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Kinesiology: Sports Management

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The sports management pathway prepares a student to transfer to a four year institution to continue his/her education for a job on the business side of sport, exercise, and equipment.

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Nursing: Paramedic Advanced Placement (Paramedic to ADN Bridge)

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares the student to practice nursing at a beginning level, such as a staff nurse position in health care facilities including hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, and other community agencies. The program integrates practice and theory and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404/975-5000. Graduates are eligible to take the RN license examination (NCLEX-RN). Students considering application to the Nursing Program need to be aware of background check and poten- tial legal limitations.

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Radiologic Technology

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Radiologic Technology Program prepares students to take the national examination for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The radiographer performs diagnostic procedures using an X-ray machine to take images of the internal parts of the patient’s body.

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Social Work

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

The profession of social work is devoted to helping people function optimally in their environment by providing direct and indirect services to individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities and by working to improve social conditions. Bachelor’s degree programs in social work prepare students for careers in public and private agencies such as child welfare, mental health, corrections, shelters, and many other workplaces. Students interested in completing bachelor’s degrees in social work are strongly encouraged to complete an Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer. To transfer into an accredited bachelor’s degree program in social work as juniors, students need to complete a minmum of 60 semester credits (up to a maximum of 64 semester credits) from the adjacent list. Students should contact their counselor or advisor about the particular social work baccalaureate program for specific entry requirements, including language requirements. Since admission is competitive, completion of these courses alone does not guarantee admission.

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Radiologic Technology: Computed Tomography

Certificate (CER)

The Computed Tomography Certificate Program offers advanced training for radiologic technologists. Upon completion of the certificate, graduates will be prepared to take the national ARRT certification exam.

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Surgical Technology

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Surgical Technology Associate Degree Program prepares students with the technical expertise necessary to perform as vital members of the surgical team.Surgical technologists work in a fast-paced environment requiring physical stamina, critical thinking, technical skills, and professionalism. The A.A.S. is the recommended level of entry credential for the surgical technologist. Theory and clinical experience in area health agencies are included in the program. This surgical technology program is in the continuing accreditation cycle and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education programs (CAAHEP), www.CAAHEP.org.

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Nursing

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares the student to practice nursing at a beginning level, such as a staff nurse position in health care facilities including hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, and other community agencies. The program integrates practice and theory and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404/975-5000. Graduates are eligible to take the R.N. license examination (NCLEX-RN). Students considering application to the Nursing program need to be aware of background check and potential legal limitations.

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Respiratory Care

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Respiratory Care Program prepares students to enter into the practice of respiratory therapy. A Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) will assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic respiratory disease or acute respiratory compromise due to illness or injury. Most respiratory therapists are employed in acute care hospital settings. Long-term ventilator facilities, home care, and outpatient diagnostic laboratories offer other opportunities. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to complete the National Board for Respiratory Care exams for the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential. Practice requires state licensure in every state except Alaska.

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Kinesiology: Teaching/Coaching

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The teaching/coaching pathway at Parkland College prepares a student to transfer to a four year institution to major in a physical education teacher education program. As part of the Parkland curriculum the student can become a certified coach through the American Education Sport Program.

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Emergency Medical Services: Paramedic

Certificate (CER)

The EMS-Paramedic Certificate Program prepares students to practice as an advanced EMS provider with opportunities for increased responsibility. The students will achieve competencies in the cognitive, psycho-motor, and affective domains from didactic instruction, classroom lab skills, and actual clinical application with patient contacts under the supervision of a trained pre-hospital and hospital preceptor. Students will learn to administer medication, start intravenous lines, interpret EKG rhythm strips, and deliver the appropriate interventions, as well as to administer many other advanced life support procedures. The EMS-Paramedic Program meets the National Standard Curriculum provided by the 2009 National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards provided by the National Association of State EMS Officials. Graduates are eligible to take the Illinois EMT-Paramedic license examination and/or the National registry for Emergency Medical technicians Paramedic examination.

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General Studies

Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.)

The Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.) degree program consists of courses designed to meet individual goals for personal improvement and self-understanding. This program is designed for students who wish to earn an associate’s degree but not in a specific career or transfer area. This associate’s degree is not covered by the “articulation compact program” nor by the Illinois Articulation Initiative.

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Basic Operations Firefighter I

Certificate (CER)

The Fire Service Technology Certificate prepares the student to become a Firefighter I.

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Emergency Medical Services: Paramedic

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The EMS-Paramedic A.A.S. Program prepares students to practice as an advanced EMS provider with opportunities for increased responsibility. Students will achieve competencies in the cognitive, psycho-motor, and affective domains from didactic instruction, classroom lab skills, and actual clinical application with patient contacts under the supervision of a trained pre-hospital and hospital preceptor. Students will learn to administer medication, start intravenous lines, interpret EKG rhythm strips, and deliver the appropriate interventions, as well as to administer many other advanced life support procedures. The EMS-Paramedic Program meets the National Standard Curriculum provided by the 2009 National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards provided by the National Association of State EMS Officials. Graduates are eligible to take the Illinois EMT-Paramedic license examination and/or the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic examination.

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Massage Therapy Certificate

Certificate (CER)

The Massage Therapy Certificate Program trains students in basic therapeutic massage techniques, to educate them about the human body and the physiological effects of massage on the body, to prepare them for their role in the health care community, and to promote professionalism, caring, high ethical conduct, and continuing education. This program is designed for part-time students to attend during the day or evenings and weekends.

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Secondary Education - A.A.

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

To teach in Illinois public high schools (grades 6-12), teachers must be certified by the state of Illinois. To transfer into an approved baccalaureate program in secondary education as a junior, students must complete specific requirements and a minimum of 60 semester credits. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an A.A. or A.S. degree prior to transfer. Since admission is competitive, completion of the recommended courses does not guarantee admission to any particular transfer institution. Students should be aware that a minimum grade point average is required for program admission at most universities. All transfer applicants are required to pass the Illinois Basic Skills Test, and this score may be required at time of application. Contact Parkland’s Counseling and Advising Center for more information about this test and suggested timing. Students planning to teach at the secondary level in Illinois are advised to plan their transfer programs with a Parkland academic advisor or counselor to meet specific requirements of their preferred college or university and the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board.

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Radiologic Technology: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Certificate (CER)

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate Program offers advanced training for radiologic technologists. Upon completion of the certificate, graduates will be prepared to take the national ARRT certification exam.

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Criminal Justice

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Criminal Justice Program prepares students for employment in industry or government positions such as municipal, county, and state police agencies or the private security field. Note: In order to complete the program, students must be able to pass a criminal background check required by agencies providing internships (if the student pursues the internship option).

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Massage Therapy

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Massage Therapy Degree Program trains students in basic therapeutic massage techniques to educate them about the human body and the physiological effects of massage on the body, to prepare them for their role in the health care community, and to promote professionalism, caring, high ethical conduct, and continuing education. This program is designed for part-time or full-time students to attend during the day or evenings and weekends.

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Fire Service Technology

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The program is designed to provide the student with the training and education required of a fire service professional.

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Fire Officer I

Certificate (CER)

This Fire Service Technology Certificate Program prepares the student to function as a Fire Officer I.

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