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Health Care Pre-Professional

at Pine Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 21
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The Pine Technical College Healthcare Pre-professional Certificate program prepares students to work in a residential, healthcare capacity for the elderly and chronically ill. As the population ages, the need for quality health care increases, and employment opportunities are expected to grow much faster than many other areas within the healthcare field. Working in healthcare delivery settings require professionals who possess a sound understanding of healthcare and the practical aspects of managed care.


Program Locations

  • Pine Technical and Community College 55063

Labor Market Information

  • Home Health Aides

  • Median wage: $11.99/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.52/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Orderlies

  • Median wage: $16.24/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Personal Care Aides

  • Median wage: $11.26/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Pine Technical and Community College
Pine Technical and Community College
900 Fourth St. S.E. Pine City, MN 55063 Toll-Free: (800) 521-7463 Local: (320) 629-5100 TTY: (320) 629-1030 Email: information@pine.edu