Health Career Programs

Black Hawk College offers health career programs for full-time and part-time students in areas such as nursing, emergency medical services, physical therapist assisting, phlebotomy, surgical technology and more. College-credit classes start at just $164 per credit hour.

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Nursing Programs

We offer an eight-week Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (CNA) as well as a Practical Nursing (LPN) program and Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program.

Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology Program is a career-oriented program designed to prepare students to function as part of a team in the operating room setting.

Physical Therapist Assistant

The Associate in Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant prepares students to perform physical therapy procedures under the supervision of a physical therapist.

EMS Paramedic

Learn the skills to become an Emergency Medical Technician or earn your Associate in Applied Science to become an EMS-Paramedic.

Degrees & Certificates

View all our health care related degrees and certificates, including Health Information Management, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, Patient Care and more.

Health Certifications

We offer several technician programs including Dental Office Management, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG Technician, Physical Therapy Aide, Medical Receptionist, and more.