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Allied Health Occupations Application Information

Do you have a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, like helping people, work well with others, and enjoy a professional work setting? If so, you will want to explore career and academic details for these limited entry programs.

Now is a great time to enter a career in the health care field! Not sure of your first step? Attend a free, one-hour information session open to all current and potential students interested in the following programs:


Attend an Allied Health Information Session

Attendees receive information about the criteria and possible career opportunities in the field; local employment opportunities with wage ranges; how to apply for admission; academic requirements for the certificate program, and more.

Allied Health Information Session Schedule:

Attending an Allied Health Occupations info session is mandatory for students applying to the Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy programs.

Allied Health Information Session Schedule:

First Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Zoom Zoom Link/Meeting ID: 2530229200)
Third Thursday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (In-person,  Health Professions Center Lobby, Table Rock Campus, White City)

Application Deadlines

Cohort Start Program Priority Application Due Date Last Day to Submit Application

Spring

Medical Assistant
Phlebotomy

December 12th

February 27th

Summer

Dental Assistant

February 28th

March 15th

Fall

Medical Assistant
Phlebotomy

June 5th

August 14th

Register for program prerequisites.

Prerequisites do not need to be complete at time of application, but are required prior to start of program. Please note there may be program courses you can take ahead of program admission, please contact your advisor for more information.

  1. Dental Assistant Program
    • Advisor: Carmen Mons 541-956-7370 | [email protected]
  2. Medical Assistant Program
    • Advisor: Jenny Konarske 541-956-7445 | [email protected]
  3. Phlebotomy Program
    • Advisor: Jenny Konarske 541-956-7445 | [email protected]

How to Apply

To become a RCC student, you must fill out an online admission application from our Get Started page.

  • Watch the short observation video (see above) of the program you intend to apply for.
  • Complete the Placement Process.
  • If you have transcripts from another college, have your official transcripts sent to RCC, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, OR 97527. Once you have confirmed that your transcripts have arrived at RCC, submit a Transfer Credit Evaluation Request. Once the evaluation is complete you will be notified as to how transfer coursework may be applied to the Allied Health certificate requirements.
  • Review the Allied Health Program Maps (list of courses required for certificate completion).
  • Attend an Information Session.
  • Begin prerequisites to the program.
  • Personal Statement
  • Apply to the Allied Health Program of choice by submitting an Allied Health Occupations Application Form - via your myRogue account.

There are class size restrictions so it is possible that not all qualified applicants may be accepted. There will be a waitlist established for those not accepted into the cohort immediately in case new clinical space is open or students decline their seats in the cohort. Any application received after the application deadline will reviewed.

Get your immunization records and submit your transcripts as soon as possible to secure your spot in the program. Oregon Health Authority [OHA] mandates current immunizations, American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR and First Aid card; a urine drug screen and a criminal history as a condition of clinical attendance for all health careers students who have direct patient contact during their program practicum (for more information please see OHA's Student Information Sheet).

Students who have not completed the above requirements will be withdrawn from the program. It is your responsibility to watch your email prior to and after acceptance into the program to check for updated requirements. All communication will be via your RCC student email.

Successful Application Tips

We want to help you be successful, so here are a few hints in completing this application:

  • Review the application requirements before opening the application.
  • Type up your 400-500 word essay before starting the application.
  • Application session time out in 120 minutes. Save often, because information will not be saved unless you save it or submit it.

All Applicants will be notified by your student email. You must reply to the email to confirm that you have accepted the position in the program. In your acceptance letter, you will be asked to schedule your initial registration advising appointment. Please be sure to keep your contact information up-to-date on your myRogue account.


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