Careers in Health Sciences
Professional careers in the health industry continue to be among the fastest growing in Southeast Michigan, and there’s no sign of that momentum slowing down. For decades, Oakland Community College has proudly provided highly-trained individuals to fill the needs of area employers, and help people live higher-quality lives.
With state-of-the-art facilities and highly-skilled professional faculty members, the tradition continues as OCC offers a wide range of cutting-edge training in some of the fastest growing fields within the health industry. Programs offer an integrated approach to learning that allows students to improve their marketable skills as a healthcare professional.
Students that complete the health services career pathway quality programs find rewarding opportunities in several fields including the following:
Need to Know
Many of the health programs require a mandatory criminal history check and drug screening prior to starting the clinical portion of a program. Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor will preclude eligibility on admission to the clinical portion of these programs. It’s the student's responsibility to check a program's guidelines to determine if this is a requirement.
The Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs require an admission exam administered at OCC’s Auburn Hills campus.