Health Sciences at SCTCC

The health and natural sciences programs at SCTCC prepare graduates for a position in many health careers. By working with area employers and industry leaders, like CentraCare Health, we make sure the degrees offered will help fulfill the demand in the healthcare industry and meet requirements for any transfer options for further education.

Cardiovascular Technology

89% Placement Rate (2019)
Central MN Average wage: $32

Dental Assistant

78% Placement Rate (2019 data may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic)
Central MN Average wage: $25

Dental Hygiene

100% Placement Rate (2019)
Central MN Average wage: $35

Health Information Technology

100% Placement Rate (2019)
Central MN Average wage: $22

Practical Nursing

94% Placement Rate (2019)
Central MN Average wage: $23

Sonography

89% Placement Rate (2019 data may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic)
Central MN Average wage: $39

Nursing (Associate Degree in Nursing)

86% Placement Rate (2019 data may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic)
Central MN Average wage: $38

Paramedicine

100% Placement Rate (2019)
Central MN Average wage: $21

Surgical Technology

100% Placement Rate (2019)
Central MN Average wage: $29

Health Info Sessions

Learn more about the health sciences programs at SCTCC and how they lead to careers in the health field or successful transfer options to further your degree.

Thursday
15
April
1:00 PM
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Tuesday
20
April
9:00 AM
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Wednesday
21
April
5:30 PM
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The first step in the Admissions process is to apply to SCTCC. Once you're a student here, you will work with an Academic Advisor to make sure your pre-requisites are done and then you can apply to your health program if it's a 2-step application process.

2-step application programs:

  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Practical Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Paramedicine
  • Sonography
  • Surgical Technology