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Allied Health Occupations

Allied Health Occupations Program Requirements

Our goals are to:

  • Prepare students for rewarding allied health careers. (Allied Health careers video)
  • Support the training and professional development of local health care employers and employees.
  • To help you decide which health care program is right for you, check out the AHO Academic Requirements and AHO Salary & Job Outlooks Comparison Charts below.
  • Provide mandatory Information Sessions to support new students with information on how to apply to the Allied Health limited entry programs.

AHO Salary & Job Outlooks
AHO Comparison program job outlooks

AHO Academic Requirements
AHO Comparison program academics

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Student Employment Services provides the resources and strategies for making positive career choices including choosing a college major and developing career plans, and creating job search materials, finding part-time and full-time jobs, and making successful career transitions.

Other Health Care Programs at RCC

  • Advanced Cardiac & Pediatric Life Support
    • Most classes are at the Table Rock Campus in White City, but on-site classes can be arranged for your group or organization.
  • Community Health Worker
    • CHW's serve as a link between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and are effective at building bridges between underserved communities and the health services they need.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
    • Need CPR, First Aid or AED Training? As an approved American Heart Association Training center, we provide the certification you need when and where you need it. Learn more today.
  • Emergency Services
    • RCC provides realistic hands-on training which prepares you for both national certification and Oregon licensure testing, and more importantly, helps you be successful in EMS.
  • Massage Therapy
    • Massage therapy is one of the fastest-growing, most exciting, and most rewarding fields in health care. Learn more today.
  • Nursing
    • Nursing demands a high level of integrity, ethical behavior, and emotional stability.
  • Nursing Assistant I
    • Meets the requirements of the Oregon State Board of Nursing for students wishing to become nursing assistants at training level 1 (e.g., CNA-1);
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • If you enjoy working closely with others and helping people, a career as an Occupational Therapist Assistant might be right for you.  This is a Distance Education program in collaboration with Linn-Benton Community College. 
  • Paramedics
    • Whether you are just starting out or are already employed in EMS or the Fire Service, RCC offers courses in a flexible schedule that will help you attain your goals in this exciting and rewarding field.
  • Peer Support Specialist
    • A peer support specialist (PSS) provides support, encouragement and assistance to mental health consumers, by promoting activities that foster recovery and empowerment. A PSS has personal experience with mental health recovery, through receiving treatment either for themselves or assisting a close family member.
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Does a career as a physical therapist assistant interest you? Rogue Community College has developed a partnership with Lane Community College to provide a Physical Therapist Assistant program for students in Jackson and Josephine counties. This program prepares students to function as competent entry-level Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • Practical Nursing
    • Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) care for the sick, injured, convalescent and disabled under the direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, licensed physician, dentist, or other independent health care provider recognized by the State Board of Nursing.

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