Health Sciences & Wellness

Contribute to the Health and Wellness of Others With a Degree or Certification in Health Science


Our health sciences and wellness programs prepare you to meet the growing demand for qualified health care professionals, including:

  • dental assistants
  • EMTs
  • health information technologists
  • integrative health practitioners
  • massage therapists
  • medical assistants
  • nurses
  • pharmacy technicians
  • phlebotomists
  • surgical technologists
  • veterinary technicians

In these programs, you will experience classroom instruction combined with hands-on lab experiences and work with real patients in clinical practices. You'll get the most current and the highest-level skills for careers in health and wellness. Please note that these programs have special admissions requirements that you can find on each program web page.

Accreditation Matters

To ensure a health care program is reputable and meets industry standards, the programs below are regularly reviewed and accredited by these recognized organizations. This accreditation means that your education will be viewed as top-notch by employers.

Dental Assisting


CODA: Commission on Dental Accreditation


ACEN Accredited: Accreditation Commision for Education in Nursing

Pharmacy Technician


ASHP: American Society of Health System Pharmacists

Surgical Technology


CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation Allied Health Education Programs


Veterinarian Technology


CVTEA: Accredited Certification for Veterinary Technical Education and Activities from the American Veterinary Medial Association Committee


Academic Plans

My Academic Plans (MAPs) help guide you toward completing your degree or certificate.  When you take classes in the order recommended on your specific MAP, you save time and money.

Advising & Support

At FRCC, you get assigned to an academic advisor who is knowledgeable in your discipline's fields of study, and who plays an important role in helping you reach your academic goals.