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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Career Pathway Certificate (HLCP-CC)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Northwestern Connecticut, Quinebaug Valley, Tunxis


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CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Health Career Pathway Certificate program is designed to assist students in achieving success in health care programs.  Students will be provided with an overview of the various health career professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care program requirements within Connecticut State Community College.  Completion of the certificate does NOT guarantee acceptance into health care programs. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their program of interest.  

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, the student should be able to:

  • Identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication
  • Explain the methods of scientific inquiry that lead to the acquisition of knowledge
  • Communicate using appropriate scientific terminology 
  • Define and apply college success and resilience strategies
  • Recognize cultural identity and value of diversity 

Credits from this program may be applied toward nursing and allied health program requirements. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements of their program of interest.

Completion of the certificate does NOT guarantee acceptance into a nursing or allied health program.

Course recommendations vary for students pursuing nursing or other allied health professions. Students should meet with their Guided Pathway Advisor prior to registering for courses.

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