Career Training at Area Schools

Whether you are a student planning a career in healthcare or an adult seeking to expand your skills or considering a change in career, there is strong demand for qualified employees in healthcare at many levels. The U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports that there will be an estimated 3.2 million new healthcare jobs between years 2008-2018.  Here is what they say about the healthcare sector:

  • It is one of the largest industries
  • There are more jobs in healthcare than any other job sector
  • Most jobs require less than four years of college

Some of the fastest growing occupations (2008-2018)

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Physician Assistant
  • Medical & Dental Assistant
  • Aides
  • Techs
  • Medical Scientist
This list may not include all healthcare programs offered at a school.  Some schools have crossover programs that start at one school and are completed at another.  Please check with the school for information on admissions, tuition, required hours/credits as well as specifics about the program.  Some professions require formal college training while others may only require training and certification, which can be accomplished through online, weekend or in person programs or while on the job.  To learn more about specific occupations, go to Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 Edition, Healthcare,

Atlantic Cape College

Degree Programs
Nursing (RN)
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapy
Health Services
Health & Physical Education

Continuing Education;
Paramedic Certification
Emergency Medical Technician Certification
Surgical Technologist
Administrative Healthcare Specialist
Certified Nurse Aide
Certified Home Health Aide for CNAs
Phlebotomy Tech
Medical Assistant

Rowan College at Burlington County                                                                    

Addictions Counseling
Chemistry Pre-Medical Technology
Dental Hygiene
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Disaster Preparedness
Elder Adult Companion Care
Electronic Health Record
Health Information Technology
Health Sciences
Respiratory Therapy

Camden County College 

Emergency & Disaster Management
Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment
Behavioral Health Care
Chemistry/Biotechnology, including Pre-Pharmacy Option
Health and Exercise Science
Personal Trainer

Allied Health:
Occupational Therapy Assistant, Transfer Program
Certified Medical Assistant Option
Health Science
International Health Care Certificate of Achievement
Nursing (at Our Lady of Lourdes)  
Paramedic Sciences
Respiratory Therapy
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Dental Programs
Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene
Food & Nutrition Science
Dietetic Technology
Nutrition Care Manager Certificate
Medical Coding Certificate
Electronic Health Records (HER)

Rowan College South Jersey

Division of Allied Health & Nursing Programs
Nursing Generic
Nursing LPN-RN Track
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)
Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT)
Respiratory Therapy Joint Degree

Health/Physical Education/Recreation
Exercise Science

Bioscience Technologies
Chemistry: Pre-Pharm.D.

Health Sciences:
Biomedical Science
Health Science
Practical Nursing
Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Respiratory Therapy

Cumberland County College

  • Nursing (RN) Gerontology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Radiologic Tech
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Practical Nursing
  • Medical Coding

Cumberland County Technical Education Center

Current Programs for High School Students:
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
Certified Nursing Assistant
Dental Assisting
Pharmacy Technician
Sports Medicine

Adult Education:
Dental Assisting
Licensed Practical Nursing
Pharmacy Technician

Rowan University

B.S. in Nursing (RN to B.S. hybrid)

Other degree programs:
Health Promotion/Fitness Management

Medical Education:
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University - MD (allopathic) degree
Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine - DO (osteopathic) degree

Rutgers University-Camden

Undergraduate Programs
Biomedical Technology (BS)
Nursing (BS)
Social Work (BA)

Graduate Programs:
Physical Therapy (DPT)
Public Health (MPH)
Social Work (MSW)

Stockton College

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Master of Science in Communication Disorders
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Behavioral Neuroscience (minor)
Gerontology (minor)

Master of Social Work

Allied Health:
BS, Health Science General Concentration
BS, Health Science Communication Disorders Concentration
BS, Public Health (Comm. Health Education)
BS, Public Health (Environmental Health)
BS, Public Health (Health Administration)
BS, Public Health (Pre-Occupational Therapy)
BS, Public Health (Pre-Physical Therapy)
BS, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Nursing, B.S.N.

Updated 7/14