Health Science.

Year 1 and Year 2

All Health Science tracks have the same starting sequence of courses:

    • Year 1: Health Science I
    • Year 2: Health Science II

Certified Nurse Assistant

The Nursing Assistant program provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry into the healthcare field. Students completing the didactic and clinical practicum are eligible for the Nevada State of Nursing Certifying exam as a Nursing Assistant. The final semester is completed at College of Southern Nevada for dual credit.

    • Year 3 (S1): Anatomy & Physiology
(S2): CSN: NURS130 & NURS130C

Student Organizations

HOSA: Future Health Professionals
Skills USA

High Demand Careers

Registered Nurse / Certified Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide / Nurse Researcher / Nurse Educator / Occupational Health Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse / Social Worker / Community Health Worker / Patient Advocate / Nurse Practitioner / Public Health Educator

CNA Skills Guidelines

NV State Board of Nursing
CNA Skills Guidelines
CNA Skills Guidelines

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry level into administrative and clinical medical assisting. Areas of study include diversity, awareness, pharmacology, health information management, and laboratory procedures.

    • Year 3 (S1): NVLA - Anatomy & Physiology
(S2): NVLA - Medical Assisting I
    • Year 4 (S1): NVLA - Medical Assisting II
(S2): NVLA - Medical Assisting III

Student Organizations

HOSA: Future Health Professionals
Skills USA

High Demand Careers

Medical Technologist / Medical Assistant / Biomedical Technician / Biomedical Engineer / Clinical Lab Technician / Health Educator / Veterinary Technician / Medical Health Counselor

Industry Certifications

Refer to the Governor's Office
of Workforce Innovation's
NV Eligible Industry Credentialing List

Dental Assisting

The Dental Science program is designed for the student interested in a career in the dental field. It covers all procedures utilized in the dental office during the practice of dentistry. It gives students a vast knowledge base of dental anatomy, dental disease processes and treatment. It develops the dexterity, knowledge and communication skills needed to work as a dental assistant..

    • Year 3 (S1): NVLA - Anatomy & Physiology
(S2): NVLA - Dental Assisting I
    • Year 4 (S1): NVLA - Dental Assisting II
(S2): NVLA - Dental Assisting III

Student Organizations

HOSA: Future Health Professionals

High Demand Careers

Dental Assistant / Dental Hygienist / Dentist / Medical Assistant / Dental Lab Technician / Lab Technician

Industry Certifications

Refer to the Governor's Office
of Workforce Innovation's
NV Eligible Industry Credentialing List

Pharmacy Technician

The Medical Assisting program provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry level into administrative and clinical medical assisting. Areas of study include diversity, awareness, pharmacology, health information management, and laboratory procedures.

    • Year 3 (S1): NVLA - Anatomy & Physiology
(S2): NVLA - Pharmacy Tech I
    • Year 4 (S1): NVLA - Pharmacy Tech II
(S2): NVLA - Pharmacy Tech III (with CPhT Prep)

Student Organizations

HOSA: Future Health Professionals

High Demand Careers

Pharmacy Technician / EMT / Nurse / Radiologist / Nursing Assistant / Pharmacist / Dietetic Technician / Cell Biologist / Medical Assistant / Health Information Management Technician

Industry Certifications

Refer to the Governor's Office
of Workforce Innovation's
NV Eligible Industry Credentialing List

Enrollment Pathways

Learn How Enroll.
There are four pathways you can take to be an NVLA student:
Full-time High School, Full-time Middle School, Part-time CCSD student, or Part-time non-CCSD Student.

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