Summer Quarter is Online. Starts June 29.

TCC staff and faculty are here to help you remotely. Campus buildings are closed. 

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Health Careers

TCC aims to provide the best health care training in the region. Our Health Careers staff and faculty are dedicated to making our students successful by using the latest technology and information.

Launch Your Health Career at TCC

There are a variety of ways to work in the health care industry. TCC is fortunate to offer a number of educational programs in Health Sciences that might be of interest. In order to assist prospective students in fully understanding their training options, we encourage your review of the electronic version of our Health Careers Program Overview Information Session.

Get Started!

Health Science Program Overview – Narrative (PDF)

After watching the online version of our information session, please join us via Zoom Lobby for an upcoming question/answer opportunity. Please note: You will be admitted to the conversation in the order you arrive. Please consider joining us anytime within the scheduled hour. You are also welcome to contact our Advising office with specific questions at 253-566-6091 or advising@tacomacc.edu.


We apologize for the technical difficulties which precluded our ability to offer the Q/A session scheduled for June 25th, and are offering a 4 pm session on Monday, June 29th. Please join us, if your schedule allows, by either clicking the link below or calling in.

Topic: Health Science Q/A Session (make-up)
Time:
June 29, 2020, 4 pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92634014274?pwd=ejMyV3FGc1o4TC9DL3dHa3JRNkpvZz09

Meeting ID: 926 3401 4274
Password: 042433
One tap mobile: +12532158782 US (Tacoma)

Zoom Lobby Sessions 

Date

Time

Zoom Link

Wednesday, July 8 6 – 7 pm click here to join the zoom session
Thursday, July 23 4 – 5 pm click here to join the zoom session
Wednesday, August 5 6 – 7 pm click here to join the zoom session
Thursday, August 20 4 – 5 pm click here to join the zoom session
Wednesday, September 2 6 – 7 pm click here to join the zoom session

Thursday Meetings:

https://zoom.us/j/96259634434?pwd=cW1od3dPZk1hWitXRUgvWDBDQmdUQT09
Meeting ID: 962 5963 4434
Password: 097695

 

Wednesday Meetings:

https://zoom.us/j/95847910053?pwd=NlpWcjRsR3N2RTZkMkFWcFBFem5idz09
Meeting ID: 958 4791 0053
Password: 712312

 

The H.C. Joe Harned Center for Health Careers

The Harned Center for Health Careers, a state-of-the-art facility that was funded by a capital allocation from the state Legislature and a generous donation by H.C. "Joe" Harned, houses the TCC Health Careers programs. Our students train on hospital-grade equipment in classrooms designed to function like clinical settings.Come visit us in Bldg. 13, at the southwest end of campus, next to the campus commons.

 

Do you have a question for us?

We are available to help you online via Zoom. 
Here you can talk to a staff member directly to get answers to your specific questions.
Please come join us! We are happy to help you!

Health, Business and Professional Services (HBPS) Zoom Lobby Information

Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/99980134503

Phone number to call in: 1-253-215-8782 and follow the prompts

Zoom Meeting ID: 999 8013 4503

NOTE: You can also contact our department anytime and leave a voicemail at 253-566-5113, or reach us by email at tcchbps@tacomacc.edu. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Health Careers Programs 

Which Health Careers program is right for you? Learn more. 

BAS Degrees and Partnerships 

TCC offers Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees in Health Information Management and Community Health. TCC also offers a Nuclear Medicine program in partnership with Bellevue College. 

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Health Information Management

Earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Health Information Management 

HIM BAS

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Nuclear Medicine 

TCC offers a Nuclear Medicine program with Bellevue College

Nuclear Medicine

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Community Health 

Earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Community Health

Community Health BAS

Not sure which Health Careers program is right for you?

Our Associate of Applied Science Transfer Degree in Allied Health allows you to keep your options open -- and access Financial Aid while you decide. 

Common Course Equivalencies 

Health Careers program prerequisites offered at local colleges.

Tacoma
CC
Pierce
CC
Highline
CC
Olympic
CC
South Puget
Sound CC
Bellevue
College
ENGL& 101
English
Composition
ENGL&
101
ENGL&
101
ENGL&
101
ENGL&
101
ENGL&
101
HIT 130
Medical
Terminology
BTECH
150
MED A
113
MEDA
160
(MOA 160)
MED 103 HPRO 120
TMATH 100
Mathematics for the Health Sciences
info coming soon info coming soon info coming soon MATH 101 info coming soon
MATH 95 (formerly MATH 99)
Intermediate Algebra
MATH 101 MATH 091 MATH 099 MATH 099 MATH 099
CHEM& 110
Chemical Concepts w/Lab
CHEM& 100 or CHEM& 121 CHEM 110 CHEM 110/101 CHEM& 105 CHEM& 105
BIOL& 241
Human Anatomy
and Physiology I
BIOL&
241
(BIOL 240/241)
BIOL&
241
(BIOL 231)
BIOL& 241
(BIO 250)
BIOL& 241
(BIOL 205)
BIOL& 241
(BIOL 260)
BIOL& 242
Human Anatomy
and Physiology II
BIOL&
242
(BIOL 250/252)
BIOL&
242
(BIOL 232)
BIOL& 242
(BIO 251)
BIOL& 242
(BIOL 206)
BIOL& 242
(BIOL 261)
CMST& 101
Intro to Communication
CMST& 101 (SPCH 100) CMST& 101 (SPCH 100) CMST& 210 (SPCH 152) CMST& 101 CMST& 210 (SPCH 100/103) CMST& 101 (SPCH 100)
CMST 110
Multicultural
Communication
CMST
105
(SPCH 105)
CMST
200
(SPCH 200)
CMST 153
(SPCH 153)
CMST
105
(SPCH 105)
CMST 130
CMST& 220
Public Speaking
CMST& 220 (SPCH 110) info coming soon CMST& 220 (SPCH 151B) CMST& 220 SPCH 220