Health Pathway

Healthcare continues to be one of the largest leading professions in the country. ACC's Health Pathway can help you obtain a degree within the medical field or advance your experience through a wide array of certifications. We offer several learning tracks, taught by industry experts, to prepare you for a healthcare career.

Health Promotion Concentration - Prepares students for numerous careers in the field of health promotion and wellness. Students completing this program select careers in corporate
wellness, health clubs, and hospital, university, military, and insurance health promotion settings.

Sports Medicine Concentration - Primarily for students interested in pursuing careers in physical therapy, the medical profession, or who plan on continuing their education through graduate study in exercise physiology.

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - PTAs are health care providers working under the direction of a Physical Therapist and involved in the treatment of individuals with muscular, skeletal, cardiopulmonary and nervous system disorders. Nurse Aide Program - Prepares students for employment as a nurse aide in hospital, home-care, skilled care and hospice facilities.

Do you like…

  • Diagnosing health problems
  • Responding quickly and calmly in emergencies
  • Following guidelines and being accurate
  • Making informed and logical decisions
  • Using scientific rules/methods to solve problems

Do you want to be…

  • Registered Nurse
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Doctor
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Nurse Aide Assistant

Castle View - AA Health Promotion

Castle View - AA Psychology

Castle View - AS Sports Medicine

Castle View - Nurse Aide Certificate

Majors aligned with these careers offered at the Strum Collaboration Campus

  • A.A. General with Health & Exercise Science (Health Promotion) Concentration
  • A.S. General with Health & Exercise Science (Sports Medicine) Concentration
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Pre-nursing Prerequisites
  • Physical Therapy Assistant Prerequisites & General Education Courses

If you are interest in health care but have not narrowed down to a specific field of study, ACC and Centura Health are offering an allied health/ medical support pre-apprenticeship program to help high school students learn about opportunities in healthcare and how to get started. The pre-apprenticeship program includes concurrent enrollment in HPR 123 Introduction to Healthcare (2 credits).  Click here for more information.

Profession Annual Median Wages (2017) Projected Annual Job Openings
Athletic Trainer $47,320 40
Fitness Trainer $43,790 1,750
Licensed Practical Nurse $50,040 450
Registered Nurse $71,280 4,720
Physical Therapist Assistant $54,290 210
Physical Therapist $77,990 490
Nurse Aide $31,090 3,300