"the science of healing. the art of compassion."

Is your future in Health Sciences?

Are you a problem solver who’s curious about the world? Are you intuitive and compassionate?

Think about your last medical visit. How did it feel when the exam room door opened? Who called you back and took your vitals? With Health Sciences, you can shape others’ healthcare experiences for the better.

If you want a career with a sense of purpose and repeated opportunities for human connection, you'll find it in Health Sciences. SLCC can get you in the door.

Career Opportunities

Our programs prepare you for these positions:

Future Opportunities

And our programs begin opening doors to opportunities like these:

Nurse Practicioner, Medical Doctor, Physician's Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Medical Journalist, Medical Researcher and more. (Additional schooling is often required.)

Thinking about a bachelor's degree? Our Health Sciences AS transfers to four-year schools. Ready to begin work? Our AAS and certificate programs may be right for you.

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Decide to Succeed at SLCC

You Belong Here. Apply Now.

Already accepted? Visit MySLCC, your personal information hub, to learn about our simple enrollment process.

Explore Your Area of Study

Not ready to pick a major? Meet with a Career Coach. Together you’ll discover new majors, relevant career options, and choose the best classes to help you explore your interests. Schedule an appointment now.

Start taking the right courses

Not ready to pick your classes? Start with the first 5 classes suggested for your Area of Study. You'll earn fifteen transferable credits to keep you moving forward while you settle on a major. Register now.

Plan with Your Advisor

Academic Advisors help you make experience-based plans for your pathway. When we say experience, we mean both the street smarts you bring to SLCC and any “a-ha!” moments that happen during your first semester.

Save Time, Save Money: Follow Your Plan

Transfer and graduation plans don’t need to be complicated. Your advisor will help you graduate and transfer to a four-year school or join the workforce in the fastest, most cost-effective way possible.

Become a Student with Staying Power

SLCC faculty teach in high-impact ways. Your first-year experience will give you staying power within and beyond the classroom.

Celebrate Your Success!

You made it! But that doesn’t mean we’re any less here for you. SLCC Alumni have access to career services for up to 1 year post-graduation and our transfer center can field continuing questions.

SUGGESTED First 5 Classes

Not ready to pick a major, or even your first classes? Start here. While you explore, your advisor will help you choose a major within Health Sciences. If you decide to change your major or Area of Study, your advisor can help adjust your academic plan to reach your goals.

HS 2050 (Cultural, Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Sciences) HR
ENG 1010 or placement
COMM 2110 (Interpersonal Communication) CM
MATH 1040 or placement
PSY 1100 (Lifespan Growth & Development) SS


Health Sciences advisors are your built-in support system. Literally! Our offices are on the same campuses where you'll take class: Taylorsville and Jordan. Each program has its own advisor, which means personalized attention tailored to your unique career and educational goals.

Excited to meet your Health Sciences advisor? We're waiting for you at orientation.

Sign up for new student orientation now.

You choose when and where. It's free, and breakfast or dinner is provided. Online options are also available.

At orientation, you’ll meet your advisor and other first-year Health Sciences students, learn about registering for the right classes and practice scheduling appointments. Whatever program you choose, count on at least 2 face-to-face meetings with your advisor along the way. We will, too.

Academic Advisor

Danielle Mills

Career Services

Need help exploring careers or areas of study? What about finding a job or an internship? If you’re overwhelmed and not sure where to begin, Career Services is here to help. Whether it’s learning about your skill set, scholarships, resumes, cover letters, networking, interviewing or salary negotiation, our team of trained Career Coaches, Peer Mentors and Employer Specialists can help you create an individualized life plan — and stick to it.

We’ll help you better understand who you are, what you want to do professionally and the steps to take to get there. Engaging with Career Services early and often is the most important step toward achieving this goal and feeling confident in your life direction.

Career Coach

Jeff Barfuss
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