Healthcare

COLLEGE TO CAREERS FOCUS AREA:

Healthcare

Qualified health sciences professionals work to prevent, diagnose, and treat illnesses and injuries, as well as handle patient bills or manage a team of healthcare providers. If you value helping others, consider a career in the fast-growing Healthcare industry.

Enroll in a Healthcare program at City Colleges and you will:

  • Learn in the state-of-the-art School of Health Sciences, which features a virtual hospital that mimics real-world healthcare facilities.
  • Interview for clinical rotations, internships, or full-time jobs with prestigious hospitals and local healthcare organizations.
  • Connect with hundreds of employers looking to hire through Career Network, our online job board.
  • Prepare to transfer to a four-year university, saving up to $40,000 on the cost of a bachelor’s degree.





Industry & Academic Partners

City Colleges has partnered with industry leaders to design curriculum and work-based learning experiences, and offer internships to ensure we teach you the skills employers need. We've also developed transfer and articulation agreements with several four-year colleges & universities to ensure the credits you earn transfer as you continue your educational journey.

Industry Partners:

  • Advocate Health Care
  • American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) Cook County Health and Hospital System
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • CVS Health
  • Jackson Park Hospital
  • Loretto Hospital
  • Massage Envy

  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Oak Street Health
  • Presence Health
  • Resurrection University
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

Academic Partners:

  • Governors State University
  • DePaul University
  • National Louis University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Learn more about the partnerships City Colleges has developed to provide you with a smooth transition from City Colleges graduation to the college or university of your choice.


Degree & Certificate Programs

Our certificates and degrees work together to build your qualifications and career.


Healthcare Pathways:

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Community Heathcare Worker
Dentistry
  • PATHWAY

    • Dental Hygiene
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Dental Hygiene
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Dental Hygiene
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Emergency Medical Services
Eldercare
Exercise Science & Sports Studies
  • PATHWAY

    • Personal Fitness Trainer
    • Advanced Massage Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Personal Fitness Trainer
    • Massage Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Fire Science
  • PATHWAY

    • Fire Science Management
    • Fire Service Operations
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Fire Science Management
    • Fire Service Operations
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Fire Science Management
    • Fire Service Operations
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Health Information Management
Health Professions
  • PATHWAY

    • Patient Care Technician
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Patient Care Technician
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    • Patient Care Technician
Pharmacy
  • PATHWAY

    • Pharmacy Technology
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Pharmacy Technology
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    • Pharmacy Technology
Medical Assistant
  • PATHWAY

    • Medical Assistant (Basic)
    • Medical Assisting
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Medical Assistant (Basic)
    • Medical Assisting
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    • Medical Assistant (Basic)
    • Medical Assisting
Mortuary Science
  • PATHWAY

    • Mortuary Science
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Mortuary Science
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Mortuary Science
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Nursing
  • PATHWAY

    • Nursing (RN)
    • Practical Nursing (LPN)
    • Basic Nursing Assistant
    • RN Completion
  • Basic CERTIFICATE

  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Pharmacy
  • PATHWAY

    • Pharmacy Technology
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Pharmacy Technology
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    • Pharmacy Technology
Phlebotomy
  • PATHWAY

    • Phlebotomy
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Phlebotomy
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    • Phlebotomy
Radiography
  • PATHWAY

    • Radiography
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Radiography
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Radiography
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Respiratory Care
  • PATHWAY

    • Respiratory Care
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Respiratory Care
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Respiratory Care
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Surgical Technology
  • PATHWAY

    • Surgical Technology
    • Sterile Processing Clinical
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Surgical Technology
    • Sterile Processing Clinical
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE




Ready to Start?

City Colleges of Chicago is an open enrollment institution
and students are accepted year-round.

The first step in enrollment is completing an online application here.

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Application deadline is Friday, July 21st, 2017
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