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Health Care Careers


All first-year students attending Mercer County Career Center will be evaluated using Benchmarks. Benchmarks are an indicator of future success in the field and for further training.


Home Health Aide, Medical Records Tech, Personal Care Aide, Nurse Assistant, Health Technologist, Respiratory Therapist, OR Technician, Surgical Assistant


Median wages (2016)$19.75 hourly, $41,070 annual Projected growth (2014-2024) Much faster than average (14% or higher) Much faster than average (14% or higher)

Health Care Careers students study human anatomy on the Anatomage Table, a fully segmented real human 3D anatomy system.

This program is designed for students that are considering education beyond high school in health care. Make informed decisions about your future health care career path without paying the high cost of tuition.

Includes clinical experiences at area health care facilities.

Courses of Study

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Medical Terminology

  • Nurse Aide Training

  • Basic Health Care Skills

Industry Certifications

  • Patient Care Tech

  • CPR with AED

  • First Aid

Class Requirements

  • Students are responsible for:

  • Navy scrub top and pants

  • White or black duty shoes

  • Physical exam

  • Criminal background check

Health Care Students

The Health Care Careers class at MCCC is one of the best choices to make if you want to get into the healthcare field. It really prepares you for your future.


   CLASS OF 2014

The Health Care Careers class at MCCC will provide you with the skills necessary to enter the healthcare field. Joining the class was one of the best choices I have made.


   CLASS OF 2014