The growing health care field offers many career opportunities, and Moraine Valley’s comprehensive programs provide you with strong employment prospects.
Health Science Career Programs
These programs combine expert classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory training with valuable internship experience at local health institutions with excellent reputations. Best of all, you can get started in a career in health care in a short period of time, about two years or less, depending on the program you choose. Moraine Valley is the smart choice to help you prepare for a successful future in health care. For more information on Moraine Valley’s programs, feel free to review this Health Sciences Presentation.
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency responders refer to those professionals that respond first to an emergency situation. Careers that fit the first responder category include: criminal justice, emergency medical services, fire science, and private protective services. Emergency Medical Services Program is for individuals who want to go into the public or private sector as emergency medical technicians. It can also be an alternative career path for those presently in the fire science field.
Public Service Programs
One of the exciting new aspects to health care is an emphasis on wellness as a preventive disease mechanism. Moraine Valley is proud to offer several programs associated with wellness that lie within the college’s Public Service Department.
Criminal Background Checks
In order to comply with certain state statutes and/or clinical affiliation agreements, students may be asked to complete a criminal background check. Application forms for criminal background checks may be obtained through the Career Programs Subdivision Office, B150, and fees paid to the Cashier’s Office. For information on criminal background application procedures, contact the Career Programs Subdivision Office at (708) 974-5708. Deadline dates for completion of criminal background checks will be announced by program coordinators.