Healthcare

Are you friendly, patient, responsible, and a team player? Do you enjoy observing others, evaluating issues, and solving problems? A career in Healthcare may be for you!

Career Options

  • Community Health Worker
  • Dental Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician   (EMT)
  • Healthcare Interpreter
  • Health Information Technologist
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Biller
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Paramedic
  • Phlebotomist
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
 
The Bay Area is projected to see more than 10,000 new healthcare jobs in the field by 2024 CCSF can help you explore, prepare, and advance with meaningful careers in the Healthcare industry. The Bay Area is projected to see more than 10,000 new jobs in the field by 2024, and that will account for many of the new jobs in our economy. Healthcare students' salaries increase up to 50 percent after completing a certificate or degree. Whether you are looking to build your skills in nursing, medical imaging, or healthcare technology, the San Francisco Bay Area’s best community college Healthcare programs are at CCSF. For more information and examples of job salaries, click here.
 
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Student Stories

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Delbert Davis

Cardiovascular Echo Technology

Health Education Student Photo

Norma Ruiz

Health Education

Pharmacy Tech Student Photo

Josie Hao

Pharmacy Tech

Phlebotomy Student Photo

Michelle Duffy

Phlebotomy

 

Credit Programs by Department

Credit Program Units Required Career Match Codes AA/AS/Certificate/ Credit/NonCredit Website
Biology
Biological Sciences 47 I/R/S AS/Cert./Credit Biology
Biology 35-39 I/R/A AS-T/Credit Biology
Chemistry
Chemistry 52 I/R/C Cert./Credit Chemistry
Dental Assisting
Dental Assisting 33.5 A/S AS/Cert./Credit Dental Assisting
Health Care Technology
CVT/Echocardiography Technician 71 R/I Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
EKG Technician 8 R/I Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Emergency Medical Technician 8 R/S Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Health Information Clerk I 17.5-23 E/C Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Health Information Clerk II 36.5-42 E/C Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Health Information Coding Specialist 45.5-51.5 E/C Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Health Information Technology 51-56 E/C AS/Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Medical Administrative Assisting 50.5-55.5 C/S AS/Credit Health Care Technology
Medical Assisting 55.5-65 C/S AS/Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Medical Biller 38-44 C/E Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Medical Clinic Assisting 32 C/S Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Medical Evaluation Assistant 41-46 C/S Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Medical Receptionist 36-41 C/S Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Paramedic 54.5 R/I AS/Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Pharmacy Technician 38 E/R Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Health Education
Community Health Worker 20 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Health Worker Elder Advocate Specialist 21 S/I/E Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Health Worker HIV/Hepatitis Navigation Specialist 22 S/I/E Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Health Worker Youth Advocate Specialist 22 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Mental Health Worker 17 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Drug & Alcohol Studies 39.5 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Health Care Interpreter 16 A/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Health Education 20-21 S/E/A AS/Credit Health Education
Nutrition Assistant 19.5 I/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Public Health Science 33-34 S/I/E AS-T/Credit Health Education
IDST
Social Justice Studies 18-22 S/I/E AA-T/Credit IDST
Trauma Prevention and Recovery 18 S/E/I Cert./Credit IDST
Licensed Vocational Nursing
Home Health Aide/Nurse Assistant 13 R/S Cert./Credit Licensed Vocational Nursing
Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN 47.5 R/S Cert./Credit Licensed Vocational Nursing
Mathematics
Mathematics 21-24 I/C/R AS-T/Credit Mathematics
Radiologic Sciences
Diagnostic Medical Imaging 73 R/C AS/Credit Radiologic Sciences
Registered Nursing
Registered Nurse RN 54 I/S AS/Credit Registered Nursing
Various
Liberal Studies 18 S/A/I AA/AS/Credit Various
Women's Studies
Sexual Health Educator 16 E/S Cert./Credit Women's Studies

Non-Credit Programs by Department

Non-credit Program Hours Required Career Match Codes AA/AS/Certificate/ Credit/NonCredit Website
Automotive/Motorcycle, Construction, and Building Maintenance
Custodian for Healthcare Industry 243-303 R/C/E Cert./NonCredit Automotive/Motorcycle, Construction, and Building Maintenance
Health Care Technology
Nursing Refresher 455 E/S Cert./NonCredit Health Care Technology
Unit Coordinator (Hospital)/Ward Clerk 108 E/C Cert./NonCredit Health Care Technology
Licensed Vocational Nursing
Home Health Aide-Clinical Special 45 E/S Cert./NonCredit Licensed Vocational Nursing
Home Health Aide-Theory Special 120 E/S Cert./NonCredit Licensed Vocational Nursing


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Career Services Guide

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CCSF Counseling

Academic and career counselors are available on a drop-in basis or by appointment​.