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Distinctive Programs - Medical

Explore the many areas of study, certificates, degrees and distinctive programs offered at Northern Virginia Community College's Medical Education Campus.

Dental Hygiene
The dental hygiene program is taught in a state-of-the-art working clinic located on campus. Excellent employment opportunities include dental offices, hospitals, clinics and public health facilities.

Diagnostic Imaging (Radiography)
Enter this field and earn an AAS degree in radiography.

Emergency Medical Services
Be the first person to arrive at the scene of an accident as an emergency medical professional.

Health Information Management
Join one of the fastest growing professions within the health care industry as a health information manager or a clinical data coding professional.

Medical Lab Technology & Phlebotomy
Put your people skills and love for science to work with a degree in medical lab technology or a certificate in phlebotomy.

Radiation Oncology 
Become a contributing member of the allied health care team who provides a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services through the use of ionizing radiation.

Become a critical part of the medical team with a combination of class work and clinical experience.

Occupational Therapy Assistant
Interested in an exciting healthcare career with excellent job security? Consider earning your Associate in Applied Science Degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. A variety of employment options are available, including: working in schools, rehabilitation centers, extended care facilities, acute care hospitals, outpatient clinics, mental health facilities, community mental health entities, and contract agencies.

Physical Therapist Assistant
For those interested in a dynamic career in health care, being a physical therapist assistant is a rewarding choice. The mission of the NOVA Physical Therapist Assistant Program is to graduate highly competent physical therapist assistants who will work under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist in a multicultural community. Employment opportunities include acute care hospitals, outpatient clinics, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centers, contract agencies and schools.

Respiratory Therapy
Explore the field of respiratory therapy with a degree from this program.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Enter this field and earn an AAS degree in diagnostic medical sonography.

Learn more about these and other programs. View the college catalog.

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