Health Careers

The demand for educated, compassionate, and innovative health care workers has increased dramatically in the 21st century.  This is largely due to the aging of the population, the advances in technology, and the complexity of modern illnesses.  Health care jobs claim nine of the top ten spots among U.S. News' Best Jobs Overall for 2016.
A career in health care can be both rewarding and exciting. Patrick Henry Community College is a great place to receive the education for your career in health care or to earn credits that will transfer to another college or university that offers the health career program you are looking for. 

Programs Offered

Associate of Arts & Science Degree

Science:  Pre-BSN Specialization

Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic
Registered Nurse


Licensed Practical Nurse
Therapeutic Massage

Career Studies Certificates

Nurse Aide
Pharmacy Technician

From here, YOU really can go anywhere!

U.S News & World Report "Best Health Care Jobs of 2016"

U.S News & World Report "Best Health Care Support Jobs of 2016"

Virginia Community Colleges Health Career List 2016  

What is the difference between a Nurse Practitioner (NP) and a Physician's Assistant (PA)?