From welding to philosophy, FRCC has a program for you.

Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester.

Select a campus to see what programs are offered there.  Click on a program name for required classes, contacts, starting salaries, and more.

Patient Care Technician

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) certificate is a two semester program designed to prepare students for entry-level work in a variety of healthcare environments. Upon completion, students can take the National Certified Patient Care Technician (NCPCT) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing.

Students can earn several stackable certificates while earning the Patient Care Technician Certificate.

 Certificates

Patient Care Technician

25 credits
(2 semesters)

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) certificate is a two semester program designed to prepare students for entry-level work in a variety of healthcare environments. Upon completion, students can take the National Certified Patient Care Technician (NCPCT) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing.

Patient Care Technician Certificate: See required courses by semester.

See certificate requirements.

See gainful employment information.

Offered at Larimer, Loveland & Westminster Campuses only.

Nurse Aide

5 credits (1 semester)

This certificate trains students in the skills of the Nurese Aide. (See the Nurse Aide program page.) The courses prepare the student to take the State Certification Exam to be a Certified Nurse Aide.

Offered at Larimer & Westminster Campuses only.

Phlebotomy

7 credits

This certificate prepares the student with the necessary skills to obtain employment as a professional Phlebotomist. (See the Phlebotomy program page.)  This course prepares the student to take a national certification exam in Phlebotomy.

Offered at Larimer & Westminster Campuses only.

Electrocardiogram

6 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate provides students the entry level knowledge and practice of administering and reading EKG's in the health care setting. Students may be eligible to sit for the Certified EKG Technician Exam.

Electrocardiogram certificate: See required courses by semester.

See certificate requirements.

Offered at Larimer, Loveland & Westminster Campuses only.

 

Health Care Customer Service Basics

6 credits
(1 semester)

This program trains students to be health care administrative assistants knowledgeable in medical terminology and Electronic Health Records (EHR), managing the daily operations of a medical facility, checking patients in, verifying patient insurance, and providing quality customer service to patients. 

Health Care Customer Service Basics: See required courses by semester.

See certificate requirements.

See gainful employment information.

Offered at Brighton Center, Larimer, Loveland & Westminster Campuses only.

Annual Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
CNA
$24,289 $30,147
$33,076
EMT/Paramedics $25,067 $42,287 $50,898
Administrative Assistant $28,475 $38,021 $42,794

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2016)





Entry Level Mean Experienced
Annual wage or salary $24,289
Entry Level Mean Experienced
Annual wage or salary $24,289
Entry Level Mean Experienced
Annual wage or salary $24,289



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