If your mother or father has ever spent a night at the hospital, if you’ve taken your child to have their teeth cleaned for the first time, or if you have ever needed medical treatment you know the kindness and quality of care that you receive from your health care team can be transformative. The health care industry offers a variety of high-demand, specialized career opportunities, and Santa Fe College offers pathways to many of them.
Santa Fe College has a dental clinic on the northwest campus where students, under the direction and guidance of faculty, perform basic dental services including x-rays, cleanings and fluoride treatments. In addition to certificates, dental hygiene and dental assisting, students can earn their associate degree in one to two years, and graduate credentials to work in a dental office.
Cardiovascular Technology Program
Students in the Cardiovascular Technology track specialize in the clinical diagnosis of two of the most serious health issues in the U.S. today heart disease and vascular disease. Graduates of the program enjoy a nearly 100 percent job placement rate.
Nursing Programs Accreditation matters! All nursing programs offered at Santa Fe College are approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission of Colleges (SACSCOC). The four-year bachelor’s program is also accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.
Santa Fe College supports those who have served in the armed forces and is proud to assist them in making a successful transition into the workforce. Nursing and the other health science tracks are consistently some of the top career choices for veterans on the SF campus. It is an honor to see the brave men and women who have protected our country choosing to serve in this way.
SF offers a comprehensive orientation process to veterans who are first-time students at the college to make sure they are aware of the services provided. There are multiple scholarship and fee waiver options, a Student Veterans club, and the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program, which ensures student veterans are utilizing every service they have earned to help them succeed as a student at Santa Fe College.
For more information about Veterans Services at Santa Fe College, visit sfcollege.edu/veterans.
-Physical Therapist Assistant
-Nuclear Medicine Technology
-Diagnostic Medical Sonography
For more information about the health sciences programs
available at Santa Fe College, visit sfcollege.edu/health.
National Salary Rates, Median Wage*
-Registered Nurses $34.70/hr
-Dental Hygienists $35.05/hr
-Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $30.90/hr
-Radiology Median Wage $28.35/hr
All stats from Bureau of Labor Statistics – 2016