Health Careers

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Are you ready to start your career in the medical profession?

Bakersfield Adult School’s Health Careers Center offers professional training, industry-recognized certifications, and clinical work experience at a fraction of the cost of private colleges and vocational schools.


How do I get information about the programs, and how do I enroll?
Visit our Health Careers Website… 


What programs are offered?

Nurse Assistant (NA)
Medical Assistant (MA)
Healthcare Support Occupations (HSO)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Home Health Aide (HHA)
Neurodiagnostics Technician (NT)

Prerequisite courses for LVN
Anatomy and Physiology (Fall Only)
Psychology (Spring Only)
Medical Math (Spring Only)
Medical Terminology (Fall and Spring)


When can I take the prerequisites for the LVN program?
Anatomy and Physiology is only offered in the Fall semester.
Medical Math and Psychology are only offered in the Spring semester. 

Medical Terminology is offered in both the Fall and Spring semesters.

What is the cost of the programs?

Please go to our website for more information regarding the cost of specific programs.

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Is financial aid available?

We partner with the Employers Training Resource and Career Resource Department to help pay for tuition, books, supplies, and uniforms for eligible applicants.