ACAPP will encompass an introduction to job readiness training and retention, Resume Writing and Critique, Practice Interviews, Dressing for Success, Budgeting, Reading, Vocabulary Increase and much more. Career/Education Counseling also included in ACAPP–Women that wish to continue their education are linked with higher educational institutions. This new and innovative program will also have a financial assistance component.
Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science, the Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science offers you the pathway in becoming a medical laboratory scientist (MLS), which is a profession currently in high demand. By applying knowledge learned from chemistry, math and biology, you will be able to use manual and automated techniques to provide data to physicians. Our program will give you the preparation needed to pass the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification exam successfully. We also offer you an online Career Ladder program that will enable you to advance your education.
With a degree in Respiratory Therapy, you will be ready to treat patients with heart and lung illnesses, as well as those with breathing difficulties. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), our Bachelor of Science program will assist you in becoming involved in the treatment, diagnosis, rehabilitation and home care of patients with acute or chronic disease affecting the lung or cardiovascular system. As a graduate, you will be eligible for credentialing exams administered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).
The nursing program of study is designed to prepare graduates with entry level nursing practice knowledge and skills upon which professional careers and additional study can be built. The baccalaureate nursing program emphasizes professional nursing practice and leadership skills.
Radiation therapy is an exciting, rewarding and challenging field. Radiation Therapists deliver daily radiation treatments to cancer patients to ensure the treatments are accurately and safely administered. Radiation therapists must possess strong communication skills, be detail oriented, be able to work with all members of the oncology team and be comfortable using state-of-the-art technology.
MCSE certification is a passport to new, well paying careers in information technology—a field in which the demand for employees is greater than the supply. The graduates received certification upon completion of the intensive MCSE course, which meets four nights per week for six months
This degree provides a broad preparation in science and research, with an emphasis on physiology and rehabilitation. Electives can be selected that will enable the graduate to earn any of several academic minors or credentials, such as neuroscience, psychology, or gerontology. The Rehabilitation Science degree has also “been specifically designed by the physical therapy faculty to meet the needs of students” who wish to pursue graduate education in “the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy or sports medicine.”
Middle Grades Education program will prepare you in teaching these adolescent learners effectively and successfully in any two of the following areas: mathematics, social sciences, language arts, and science. You will come to learn pedagogical theories and practices to help confront and address issues in elementary or middle schools. By pursuing this Bachelor of Science degree, you will come to enhance your knowledge in evaluating, planning, and providing research-based effective learning experiences to all students in fourth through eighth grade.
Program is designed to help you become an effective and successful elementary school teacher. We will enable you to demonstrate supportive and engaging practices in the classroom that positively affect young learners. For this Bachelor of Science in Education program, we offer you a noncertfication track in Child and Family Studies or the certification track, which leads to T-4 licensure for teaching preschool through fifth grade.
For individuals seeking entry into the radiologic sciences profession, we offer an entry-level bachelor of science degree with special emphasis leading to certification in one of five career specialties. No previous background in the radiologic sciences is required to enter any of these programs. Graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification examination in their specific area of specialty (see Certification section below for additional details). All students in the department will do some level of online coursework. Typically, students in entry-level tracks take five to ten online courses over the five semesters
Graduates of this program are prepared to teach exceptional students whose learning needs require an individualized education plan (IEP). Graduates will instruct these students in the general education curriculum using specialized strategies that prepare them to participate in the statewide assessment process required of all P-12 public school students in Georgia.
Designed for those with an undergraduate degree in an approved field (English, History, Mathematics, or Science), our Master of Arts in Teaching program offers you an advanced graduate degree in teaching methodology for secondary learners, along with a route to secure your initial teaching certification at the T-5 level. You will become familiarized with adolescent development, the social context of schooling, and accommodation to diverse learning challenges in middle or high schools.
Community Employment Services offers individuals the opportunity to work in the community while receiving support and supervision from staff. These services include customized job development, individualized job placement, and on-going long term support. Prior to employment, individuals seeking community jobs are asked to participate in the Job Skills Workshop led by CES staff which covers the interview process, workplace conduct, problem-solving, and much more.
The Radiologic Technology associate degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in radiology departments and related businesses and industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an associate of applied science degree, have the qualifications of a radiographer, and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination for radiographers.
Program Description: The Practical Nursing diploma program is designed to prepare students to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as practical nurses. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. This is done through a selected number of academic and occupational courses providing a variety of techniques and materials necessary to assist the student in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills to give competent care. A variety of clinical experiences is planned so that theory and practice are integrated under the guidance of the clinical instructor. Program graduates receive a practical nursing diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level practical nurse. Students most commonly will have to submit a satisfactory criminal background check as well as a drug screen in order to be placed in a clinical health care facility to complete the clinical portions of their educational training.
The Paramedicine diploma program prepares students to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system. The Paramedicine diploma program prepares students for employment in paramedic positions in today’s health services field. The Paramedic diploma program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills from the EMT/EMT-I 1985/AEMT levels to a paramedic level. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure with the State Office of Emergency Medical Service and Trauma (SOEMST) as a paramedic. Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.