There are numerous health care training opportunities in Connecticut with programs offered at a variety of educational levels. The links below will help you explore these programs and assist you with obtaining important transfer information. Students interested in transferring into a health care major are encouraged to meet with their advisor or a Counselor in the Career Development & Counseling Center for assistance with transfer planning.
Health Care Careers
- Allied Health Programs at Middlesex
Find out about credit allied health programs right here at Middlesex: Ophthalmic Design and Dispensing ( a program to become a licensed optician), Radiologic Technology, Biotechnology and Veterinary Technology.
- Connecticut Community College Health Care programs
This site links you to Associate Degree, Credit Certificate and Non-Credit Certificate programs offered at Connecticut’s 12 Community Colleges.
- Health Care Careers in Connecticut Web SiteThis web site is a comprehensive listing of credit and non credit programs in Connecticut. It includes a self-assessment “Is A Health Care Career for Me?”
- Education & Employment Center’s Guide to Health Occupations in CT
This link is EEIC’s main page. In the last paragraph you will see a link that says browse our many publications (it is in blue). Click on that link and it will lead you to the EEIC publications. Then look for another link that says Health Occupation Training and click on that for a complete listing of health care training programs in Connecticut
- Nursing PathwaysThe profession of nursing is unique in that there are multiple levels available to enter the profession. This chart diagrams the nursing pathways in Connecticut.
- LPN, RN and BSN Programs
This is an excerpt from the Education & Employment Center’s Guide to Health Occupations in CT (above)
- Registered Nurse (RN)This link explains the RN profession and the educational pathways to the degree; Associate, Diploma and Baccalaureate Programs
- The Connecticut Community College Nursing Program (CT-CCNP)
The CT-CCNP is an associate degree RN program offered at six Connecticut Community Colleges. A graduate of the nursing program is awarded an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
- Guide to Selecting MxCC Courses for the CT-CCNP
This handout provides information on how Middlesex courses can be used to meet the CT-CCNP Nursing admissions and graduation requirements. Please note: Though updated annually, the information in this handout is subject to change without notice by the CT-CCNP.
- Connecticut Nursing Careers Web Site
This site provides information on nursing careers in Connecticut. It has a link to education programs for the RN and the BSN.
- Connecticut League for Nursing
This site provides career, education and scholarship information for future and current nurses.