West Alabama Community College Healthcare Programs

Interested in a career in healthcare? Continuing your education is a great way to make yourself a more competitive applicant. Listed below are some of the programs offered at community colleges around the region that can help you get one step closer to the job of your dreams!

Bevill State Community College

To learn more about these programs or to register, please call 1-800-648-3271.

  • Nursing Assistant
    • Nursing Assistant Program
      • Nursing Assistant Certificate of Completion and CNA Certification upon passing the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Exam (NNAAP)
  • Registered Nurse
    • Nursing Program
      • Certification upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam
  • Phlebotomist
    • Phlebotomy Program
      • Certification upon passing the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians Certification Examination
  • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assistant Program
      • This course will provide the student with the professional skills that are necessary to work as a Dental Assistant.

Jefferson State Community College

To learn more about these programs or to register, please contact the
Center for Workforce Education at 205-865-7710.

  • Nursing Assistant
    • Certified Nursing Assistant Program
      • Certification upon passing the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam
  • Orderlies (Patient Care Technician)
    • Patient Care Associate Program
      • Patient Care Technician/Assistant Course qualifies you to work under the supervision of licensed professional personnel, and alongside other healthcare providers in a variety of settings.
  • Registered Nurse
    • Jefferson State Traditional Nursing Program
      • Certification upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam
    • UAB/JSCC Nursing Joint Enrollment Program
      • Certification upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam
  • Pharmacy Tech
    • Pharmacy Technician Certification Program
      • Certification upon passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) exam
  • Phlebotomist
    • Fast Track Phlebotomy Certification Program offered
      • Certification upon passing the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians Certification Examination
    • Normal Phlebotomy Certification Program also offered
      • Certification upon passing the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians Certification Examination
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
    • Medical Laboratory Program
      • Certification upon passing the MLT Exam
  • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assistant Program
      • This course will provide the student with the professional skills that are necessary to work as a Dental Assistant.

Shelton State Community College

To learn more about these programs or to register, please call 205-391-2482
or email [email protected]

  • Nursing Assistant
    • Certified Nursing Assistant Program
      • Certification upon passing the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Exam (NNAAP)
  • Orderlies (PCT)
    • Patient Care Technician Program
      • Patient Care Technician Course qualifies you to work under the supervision of licensed professional personnel, and alongside other healthcare providers in a variety of settings
  • Registered Nurse
    • Associates Degree in Nursing
      • Two-Year Option or Health Transition Program with more mobility
      • Both programs receive RN certification upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Practical Nursing Program
      • Certification upon passing the NCLEX-PN exam
  • Pharmacy Tech
    • Pharmacy Technician Program
      • Certification upon passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
    • Business Office Management and Tech – Medical Records Program
      • AA in Applied Science and a Certificate in Medical Records
  • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assisting Program
      • The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. Students will also receive a Certificate of Completion.

Wallace State Community College

To learn more about these programs or to register, please callor email the
contact listed below each program name.

  • Registered Nurse
    • Traditional Associates Degree in Nursing Application Program
    • UAB/WSCC Joint Nursing Program (AA in Nursing)
    • Mobility Nursing Program (AA in Nursing)
      • All three programs receive RN certification upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam
  • Pharmacy Tech
    • Pharmacy Technology Program
      • Certification upon passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) exam
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
    • Medical Laboratory Technician Program
      • AA in Applied Science and Certification upon passing the exam
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
    • Health Information Technology Program
      • AA in Applied Science and Registered Health Information Technician Certification upon passing the exam
  • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assisting Program
      • AA in Applied Science and Certificate of Completion