Health Programs

Care taught here.

Are you passionate about caring for others? At SCC, we don't just talk the talk – we walk the walk. Our Health Careers Pathway is your ticket to becoming a healthcare professional, where you'll learn the ins and outs of providing genuine care. It won't be a walk in the park, and you'll be challenged to your limits, but the reward is immeasurable.

SCC’s health programs are renowned in the state of Iowa, offering a top-tier education that equips you to provide exceptional care from day one. What does this mean for you? Finding a great job will be a snap because employers love our graduates.

In this pathway, you'll discover a wide range of programs, including nursing, respiratory care, medical coding and billing, medical assistant, radiologic technology, emergency medical services, and certified nurse aide. These programs not only help you build essential skills in patient care, diagnostic procedures, and therapy, they also teach you a healthy dose of teamwork and perseverance.

So, if you're ready to kick-start your career in the world of care, SCC is the place to be. We're here to help you care for people, promote health, and contribute to the well-being of your community.

Take your first step towards an incredibly rewarding journey to a healthcare career.



Programs of study

Students in a sim lab

Got a passion for caring, good communication and problem-solving skills, and are cool under pressure? SCC nursing could be for you.

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SCC resp care alumni working at Mayo Clinic
Respiratory Care

Learn how to treat all sorts of respiratory illnesses and conditions in patients of all ages in a variety of care settings.

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medical assistants sterilize instruments
Medical Assistant

Are you a good communicator who has a passion for caring for others? Then medical assistant might be the career for you.

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EMS students treating a simulation patient
Emergency Medical Serivces

Learn how to keep your cool and think fast when life hangs in the balance and every second counts.

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medical coding and billing student
Medical Coding and Billing

Want a job in health care but needles and bodily fluids aren't your thing?

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Exercise Science

Kick-start your path toward a career in the dynamic field of exercise science.

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Nurse examining a specimen

Get a certificate to work in an important job function in healthcare with flexibility and mobility

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Radiologic Technology

Use high tech imaging equipment to help doctors diagnose and treat patients.

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Guided Pathways career explorer

Curious about a particular job or career field but not sure what kind of schooling you need? Try our career explorer tool. See job outlook and salary ranges, then match our programs with the careers that interest you.

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Call: (319) 208-5155
Text: (319) 250-7144

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