John B. Wallace Allied Health Division

The John B. Wallace Health Sciences Division offers degree and certificate programs which are designed to prepare students for a career in specific health care occupations. The programs range from one semester to two academic years (6 to 24 months) in length.

Interview prep classes for ALL prospective Health Sciences Division students

Building 100, Room 108-East Campus

Interview Skills Workshop

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

*There is no pre-registration to confirm attendance.
*Handouts will be offered.
*Questions may be directed to the Office of Career Placement , Cooperative Education and Service Learning, 615 230-3307

Degrees and Certificates

Program Application Deadline Enrollment Cap Beginning Date Time Offering once admitted into the program Special Requirements
Health Sciences Core
Dental Assistant Program 2nd Friday in May 24 Fall Semester Daytime Only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical training off-campus
Diagnostic Medical Sonography January 1 - May 7 for summer admittance 12 Summer Semester Daytime only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical training off-campus Must hav an AAS Degree in a patient care related field or a Bachelor Degree along with post-secondary required courses.
EMT-AEMT Must attend mandatory Advising Session Limit seats available

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Day or Night time-Main campus and other off-campus sites, Clinical Training off-campus
EMT-Paramedic March 31 Limited Seats Summer Semester Day Only-VSCC Main Campus. Clinical training off-campus
Fire Science Technology N/A 24

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Off campus-McGavock

On-line

Health Information Technology March 15 25 Summer Semester

Day or Night-Main Campus, Clinical training off-campus

On-line

RODP

HIT-Coding & Reimbursement N/A Until Full Summer Semester

Day or Night-Main Campus

On-Line

Medical Informatics N/A Until Full Fall, Spring or Summer Days or Nights VSCC Main Campus and other off-campus sites
Medical Laboratory Technology March 15 15 Summer Semester Day only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical Training off-campus
Ophthalmic Technology Program April 30 15 Fall Semester Day only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical Training off-campus
Physical Therapist Assistant March 15 32 Summer Semester Day only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical Training off-campus
Radiologic Technology Program April 1st 30 Fall Semester Day only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical Training off-campus
Respiratory Care Program March 1st 20 Fall Semester Day only-VSCC Main Campus, Clinical Training off-campus
Sleep Diagnostic Program October 1st 20 Spring Semester Online, Clinical Training off-campus

Professional Advancement

The Division also offers a variety of professional advancement opportunities beyond degree/certificate programs. These include training in Coding/Reimbursement and Advanced Practitioner in Respiratory Care.

Health Sciences Continuing Education Center of Emphasis

The Vol State Health Sciences Continuing Education Center of Emphasis offers non-credit training which serves the continuing education needs and interests of many healthcare professionals throughout the College's service region.

Student Background Check

All students will be required to complete a criminal background check upon formal acceptance in an Health Sciences program. The results of the background check will be forwarded to the Clinical Affiliations Specialist at Vol State. Please take a look at our Background Check Requirements and steps on how to get your results submitted.

Drug Screening

Students seeking enrollment in the Health Sciences Programs requiring participation in clinical training in area hospitals and related clinics must provide evidence of having passed a 10-panel urine drug screen prior to official acceptance/enrollment in the Program. Find out more information about the screening procedures and locations.