Health care is one of the fastest growing career sectors in the Greater Sacramento area. The Health Science and Medical Technology Sector requires academic and technical skills, as well as the related knowledge necessary for the field. These careers range from entry level to management, including technical and professional specialties. Workers in this field need the knowledge and ability to contribute to the delivery of safe and effective health care. Nearly half of the careers in this area require professional level preparation. Students commonly need the academic background required for entry into postsecondary education. Specific skill sets needed usually include chemistry, physics, math, and biology plus communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Many careers require state certification or credentials.
Whether your aspiration is to earn an Associate degree or certificate, transition into a new career, or transfer to a 4-year institution, Folsom Lake College is dedicated to helping you reach that goal.