PROGRAMS

Available Programs

Pharmacy Technician

This program trains students under the supervision of a pharmacist to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations as a pharmacy technician. This program teaches skills in the principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, dosage calculations, safety procedures, and drug laws and regulations.

Instruction includes prescription interpretation, prescription preparation, and patient delivery. Students will learn anatomy and physiology, medical and pharmaceutical terminology, and pharmacy laboratory procedures. Instruction also includes patient communication and education, record-keeping, and pharmacy business operations. Upon completion of the on-campus training, students will perform an externship where they apply and practice skills in an actual pharmacy.

Medical Assistant

Classes focus on learning to perform both medical office and clinical/laboratory procedures. This program teaches skills in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, pharmacology, medical office procedures, medical billing and coding, and clinical and laboratory procedures.

Instruction includes patient preparation and physical assistance with examinations, including vital signs, giving injections, performing venipuncture, and providing assistance with medical tests and procedures. Instruction also includes medical office procedures and management and computer applications, including patient billing software. Upon completion of the on-campus training portion, students will perform an externship where they apply and practice skills in an actual medical facility.

Construction Technology

This is a comprehensive program designed to train students in the construction skills necessary to work in residential and commercial environments. Students will become familiar with construction safety, advanced home construction skills, basic commercial construction, and the ability to estimate, market, and provide billing for jobs in various stages of construction. The Construction Technology Program provides in-depth instruction in roofing, painting, carpentry, drywall, insulation, electrical, flooring, basic plumbing, general A/C maintenance, basic concrete/cement, construction management, floor plans and blueprint reading, and much more.

Cosmetology

A cosmetology operator license authorizes the holder to practice all phases of cosmetology in a beauty salon or any specialty salon. Students must meet all admission requirements to enter this program. Upon completion of the program, a cosmetologist will have the ability to perform manicures, pedicures, nail extensions, hairstyles, braids, shampooing, conditioning, hair and scalp treatments, all chemical services, and many other services while maintaining sanitary conditions. Most cosmetologists can earn an income from $10,000 to a remarkable $70,000 or more a year. The work keeps you on your feet and is considered to be physically demanding.

Class A Barber

The practice of barbering means performing or attempting to perform for compensation for any of the following services:

Treating a person’s mustache or beard by arranging, beautifying, coloring, processing, shaving, styling, or trimming.
Treating a person’s hair by arranging, beautifying, bleaching, cleansing, coloring, curling, dressing, dyeing, processing, shampooing, shaping, singeing, straightening, styling, tinting, or waving.
Providing a necessary service that is preparatory or ancillary to another service, including bobbing, clipping, cutting, or trimming or cutting the person’s hair. These are independent services and their charges are directly or indirectly made separate.
Cleansing, stimulating, or massaging a person’s scalp, face, neck, arms, or shoulders by hand, or by using an appliance or device.
Advertising or representing to the public in any manner that a person is a barber or is authorized to practice barbering.

Cosmetology Instructor

This comprehensive program is designed to prepare students who are interested in teaching beauty and cosmetology. Beauty school teacher training equips potential instructors with all the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to become a successful educator. Most cosmetology instructors have completed a teacher training program in addition to their experience in the field.

Cosmetology teacher classes include practical training and theoretical training. Future beauty teachers will learn how to teach beauty school students through issued textbooks, in-class lectures, and hands-on training.

ESL

The goal of an ESL program is to improve the students’ level of English. ESL classes teach different language skills, depending on students’ English abilities, interests, and needs. All programs teach the following: conversational English, grammar,reading, listening comprehension, writing, and vocabulary.