About the Program

Do you have an interest in working with patients and/or providing vital support to other healthcare professionals? If so, our Associate of Science in Allied Health with a concentration in Healthcare Technician may be just what you are looking for.

As an Allied Health student at UMFK, you’ll benefit from small classes, supportive faculty, and hands-on learning as you prepare for a career or supporting and helping others!

Program Details

Dive deeper into UMFK’s allied health program.

Potential employers include:

  • Healthcare centers
  • Longterm care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories

Graduates have careers as:

  • Healthcare Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Phlebotomist
  • Monitor Technician

Career outlook and earning potential

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook

Program Requirements

Allied Health Core Courses

  • HLT 160: Medical Terminology
  • NUR 386: Health Care Policy
  • NUR 407: Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Healthcare Technician Concentration (HCT) Core Courses

  • BIO 220: Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 221: Anatomy & Physiology II
  • CHY 100: Chemistry I
  • PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 308: Life Span Human Development
  • NUR 101: Foundations of Professional Nursing
  • NUR 102: Foundations of Professional Nursing II
  • NUR 201L: Fundamentals of Nursing Lab I
  • NUR 202L: Fundamentals of Nursing Lab II
  • NUR 205L: Clinical Preparation Lab
  • NUR 245: Clinical Judgment and Reasoning
  • NUR 309: Total Health Assessment

 

French and English

UMFK is a Bilingual Campus

1:16

Faculty to Student Ratio

1 mile

Distance from UMFK to the Canadian border

Next Steps

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