Health Professions

*Health professions student outcomes are available on the Consumer Information page.

nursing students work on simulated patient

Ever been to a hospital in our area? SCC grads work everywhere from small offices and clinics all the way to some of the largest hospitals in the Midwest.


Biomedical Electronics Technology Online Program - AAS

The Biomedical Electronics Technology program is an interactive, online program designed to prepare the student to seek a variety of entry-level positions in the biomedical industry. Students encounter courses related to electronics, networking administration, and cybersecurity, along with courses specific to biomedical equipment technology. An emphasis on medical applications, operations, and procedures is embedded within the various program courses. The program includes instruction in instrument calibration, design, installation, and testing, as well as safety, maintenance, and equipment repair procedures. Students will be placed in an internship where they will be able to apply all of the skills learned throughout the duration of the program.

*This is a fully online program with select classes being offered at both campus locations.

Watch a video about biomedical tech careers.

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Emergency Medical Services - Certificates and AAS

If you love the adrenaline rush of being in emergency situations, a career as an EMT could be just what the doctor ordered. Learn what it takes to make vital decisions and take action when seconds count. Get the skills you need to join a fire department or other first responder organizations. View programmatic outcomes.

Click here to view Emergency Medical Technician Certificate.

Click here to view Paramedic Certificate.

View Paramedic AAS Program


Medical Assistant - Diploma

In less than one year, you can have a good job in health care with stability and growth. Learn how to apply your medical skills in practical situations and perform a variety of health care functions.

View Medical Assistant program


Medical Coding and Billing-Certificates and Diploma

Our medical coding and billing program provides the latest information related to medical coding, chart auditing and insurance reimbursement. Students in our medical coding classes learn the theory of medical coding, gain an understanding of medical coding fundamentals and incorporate this by using a laboratory practicum to work medical coding reports.

The students will be trained in ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding language. The medical billing and coding field continues to grow as new government regulations influence physician reimbursement.

Click here to view Medical Billing Certificate.

Click here to view Patient Access Associate Certificate.

View Medical Billing and Coding-Provider Emphasis-Diploma


Nurse Aide

In as little as eight weeks, you can learn the skills to qualify for an entry level position in the healthcare field.

View Nurse Aide Program


Nursing - Practical Nursing and Associate Nursing Degrees and Diploma

You're compassionate, detail-oriented and know how to handle stressful situations. You would make an excellent nurse! Earn your Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) degree and find entry-level nursing jobs or go for your Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) qualify for all sorts of nursing jobs in facilities large and small.

Click here to view Practical Nursing Diploma.

View Associate Nursing Degree AAS Program


Occupational Therapy Assistant- AAS

Occupational therapy is an exciting and growing profession that enables people to develop or retain independence when disability, illness, or other barriers create difficulty in living life to the fullest. Occupational therapy is set apart from other professions in health care because of its holistic nature. OT values the whole person and enables people of all ages and abilities to engage in the activities - the occupations - that are meaningful to their lives.


Indian Hills Community College will offer the award. This is a shared program between Indian Hills Community College and Southeastern Community College.

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Respiratory Care - AAS

Respiratory care deals with all aspects of the heart and lungs from babies through adulthood. It ranks among the top 20 fastest growing occupations, and companies love to hire SCC grads. That's because they know their stuff. Our two-year program includes tons of hands-on experience in clinical sites across the region.

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