School of

Health Services

The health care system is changing rapidly, and you can stay ahead of the curve by completing a health services program at Helms College. Employment in the medical field is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations as the industry continues to expand and diversify. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: “The healthcare and social assistance industry is projected to create about 28 percent of all new jobs created in the U.S. economy by 2020. This industry—which includes public and private hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities, and individual and family services—is expected to grow by 33 percent, or 5.7 million new jobs.” Helms College’s School of Health Services trains students for this exciting field.

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With allied health jobs projected to increase through 2022 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), the Multi-Skilled Medical Technician is in high demand. The Medical Assistant is actively involved in the health care of patients in a variety of settings. The Helms College Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program builds upon basic patient care skills and trains students to perform medical office tasks, obtain vital signs, collect and prepare specimens, and perform EKGs, phlebotomy, and other laboratory procedures. Helms College graduates of the Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program are prepared for entry- level employment in:

  • Physician and dental offices
  • Community health centers
  • Hospitals
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Medical insurance companies
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Behavioral health facilities
  • Public health departments
  • Laboratory departments
  • Telehealth Call Centers
Health Care was last modified: December 27th, 2023 by Olivia DeMoss