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Allied Health

Certificate Program - 16 Credits

Create a solid foundation to help you reach your professional goals with a healthcare career with a certificate in Allied Health through Southeast Technical College.

The Allied Health certificate serves as a springboard to a number of academic programs and careers in the healthcare industry. By broadening your background in general studies and emphasizing in life science and health, students learn the skills and knowledge that can easily be applied to virtually any healthcare program.

Explore Your Options

Students in the Allied Health certificate program at STC will have the opportunity to explore the career opportunities and program options that Southeast Tech has to offer, without having to commit to a specific program from the get-go. The Allied Health certificate easily stacks into a number of other healthcare programs, including:

  • Cardiovascular Sonography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Invasive Cardiovascular Technology
  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Paramedic Science
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Surgical Technology

Take Core Healthcare Classes

While working towards a certificate in Allied Health, students will complete three General Education courses and three Allied Health core classes that will help them develop a stronger understanding of the different career fields in healthcare. Classes for this program are taught in STC's Terrence Sullivan Healthcare Science Center. Students will also develop skills in:

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Learn to apply creative and critical thinking skills to identify, explore and develop alternative solutions for a range of healthcare delivery system issues and challenges.

Communication: Students will learn to demonstrate effective and culturally sensitive written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with individuals, groups and peers.

Professionalism: Allied Health students will need to identify and apply exemplary ethical and professional behaviors in their chosen career.

Explore Classes

Allied Health (Fall), Certificate

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Application Process

  • Complete the Southeast Tech application.
  • Select "Non-Degree Seeking" when asked "What kind of student are you?"
  • Once the application is submitted, an Admissions Representative will be in contact.
  • Pay $75 registration fee.
  • Then, STC will complete the registration request and send you an official schedule.


Costs are calculated based on a charge of $255 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Additional Program Requirements

Background Check and Drug Screen

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start.

Background Check   Drug Screen


This program requires additional immunizations. Please see additional details.


Uniforms are required for this program. Please see the Books, Uniforms and Supplies page for current purchasing options.

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Allied Health certificate is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.