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Santa Fe College Helping Students to Help Others

Santa Fe College Helping Students to Help Others

Helping Students to Help Others



Students in a Cardiovascular Technology Class Photo by Matt Stamey/Santa Fe College


Santa Fe College offers many degree and certificate programs across a number of health-related fields. Students can select among

programs from nursing to dental hygiene, to cardiovascular technology, radiography and more. Students graduating from these

careers work in doctor’s offices, hospitals, critical care facilities and laboratories throughout our region. In addition to providing

students with the training to fulfill these in-demand jobs, SF also provides emerging technology degrees through the college’s Perry

Center located in Alachua.



Photo by Matt Stamey/Santa Fe College









“At SF I have had the opportunity to grow into the audacious type of person who says they want to conduct experiments in space. I have been able to create a vision for my future, and at SF I have found a path to get there.” SF student Radha Gomez, Biotech Lab Tech A.S.




Santa Fe College’s Nursing Programs provide students with the opportunity to explore different avenues within the nursing field with everything from Certificates and Associate programs to B.S.N. and bridge programs to the highly flexible Associate in Science Evening and Weekends which allow students the opportunity to take nursing classes even with a busy schedule.


SF’s nursing programs also provide exceptional simulation lab space allowing for hands-on learning experiences and low student-faculty ratio. Students in SF’s Nursing programs have a better than 90% pass rate on standardized exams, with an employment rate over 98%.



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Allied Health Programs


Santa Fe College’s Allied Health programs offer students a wide array of career options in the health care industry including Cardiovascular Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Polysomnography, Sterile Processing Technology and more. From certificate programs that can be completed in just six months, to two-year associate degrees, students can follow their passion and be working on the front lines in doctor’s offices, hospitals and other health care facilities.


The curriculum in SF’s Allied Health programs is developed in partnership with area professionals, making sure students are prepared for the latest trends when they enter the health care job market. Because of these partnerships, students in these programs have job placement rates well above 90%.


Advisors with a students-first mindset prepare incoming students and make sure they meet all the dates and deadlines for applications, while dedicated faculty impart knowledge so students can meet the needs of the community in these high-demand career fields.


Dental Programs

Photo by Matt Stamey/Santa Fe College)

Santa Fe College’s Dental programs aim to prepare students to assume the responsibility of health care professionals and co-therapists in the practice of dentistry. Programs include Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Bridge programs which offers a non-traditional route for students who have graduated from the American Dental Association and who have a minimum of one-year chair-side experience in dental assisting the opportunity to transition to a Dental Hygiene program.


Partnered with the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Santa Fe College offers a dental clinic on sight at the Northwest Campus. Services include everything from cleanings to x-rays to fillings and are performed by SF Dental Hygiene students under the supervision of faculty allowing them to experience hands-on training and learning in the field.



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