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Austin Peay State University

Healthcare and Allied Health

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The Healthcare and Medical fields are growing rapidly. Get trained for a rewarding healthcare career.
Healthcare

Certifications

Medical Assistant
Price: $3,379.00
This program prepares students to be professional medical assistants dedicated to patient care management. Graduates are equipped to assist physicians with examinations and treatments, take medical histories, perform diagnostic tests, expose X-ray films, sterilize instruments and supplies, assist with minor surgery and administer medications. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. . Click here for the full description of Medical Assistant


Pharmacy Technician
Price: $1,835.00
This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments. Trained graduates that pass this course, are eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Once students pass the course and certification exam, they can submit an application to participate in a internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations near their residence. This internship is what many employers in this industry want to see that tells them the student is job ready for this high demand job.. Click here for the full description of Pharmacy Technician