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2019-2020 GCC Catalog 
2019-2020 GCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Career Pathways Certificate

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The Health Career Pathways Certificate program is designed to assist students in achieving success in health care programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for health care professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care program requirements within Connecticut’s Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee an automatic acceptance into any health care program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their program of interest.

For more information on the Health Career Pathways program, please contact Mary Beth Banks, Enrollment Services Assistant at 203.285.2388 or e-mail mbanks@gatewayct.edu.

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
  • Meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field
  • Effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication
  • Use and apply scientific methods

Suggested Course Sequence

Total Semester Credits: 13

Total Semester Credits: 8

Total Semester Credits: 7

Total Program Credits: 28

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