Health Science Career Training

Careers that promote health, wellness, and diagnosis as well as treat injuries and diseases.

Full-time Career Majors

Career Major Titlesort ascending Who can enroll Tuition Days Clock Hours Site
Surgical Technologist Adult $3,075 M-F 1230 HCC
Radiologic Technologist Adult $6,520 M-F 2608 HCC
Practical Nurse Adult $3,360 M-F 1344 HCC
Physical Therapy Aide High School $0 M-F 585 HCC
Pharmacy Technician High School $0 M-F 720 HCC
Pharmacy Clerk High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Nurse Aide High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Medical Assistant Adult $2,788 M-F 1115 MCA
Dental Assistant Adult $2,875 M-F 1150 MCA
Advanced Unlicensed Assistant High School $0 M-F 765 HCC
1+1 Practical Nurse Adult $3,360 M-F 1344 HCC

Short-term Courses

Veterinary Aide

Review common veterinary office etiquette, procedures and techniques. Then learn more about the veterinary office such as client interaction, medical terminology, vaccinations and common diseases including endoparasites, ectoparasites and zoonosis. Practice general functions of the front office, receptionist, kennel, barn/stalls and examination techniques for both large and small animals.

 

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 160
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
4/25 to 5/25
7:00pm to 9:00pm
20.0 HCC 23716

Phlebotomy Internship

Transition from theoretical concepts to real-world applications for a career in the laboratory as a certified phlebotomy technician. Learn the requirements for the ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathology) certification examination.

Requirements: CPR/BLS card, physical exam, drug screen, background check, immunization records, Tdap within the last 5 years, 2 negative TB within the last 12 months and Hep B series or waiver.
Pre-requisite(s): Phlebotomy with 80% academic score and CPR/BLS.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 400
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWThF
4/10 to 5/10
8:00am to 5:00pm
112.0 HCC 23988

Phlebotomy

This course consists of lecture and clinical lab that provides knowledge of equipment, OSHA's bloodborne pathogens and mechanics involved in the collection of specimens. Practice and learn how to do all areas of venipuncture safely and properly. Study complications in phlebotomy and special collection procedures. After successfully completing all aspects of the phlebotomy course, you are eligible to apply for the internship program.

Requirements: TDAP.
Pre-requisite(s): CPR/BLS.
Book: $ 67
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 430
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh
4/24 to 7/17
6:00pm to 9:00pm
72.0 HCC 23956
MTh
1/05 to 4/03
6:00pm to 9:00pm
72.0 HCC 23955

OHAI LTC HH Care Giver Orientation

CNA Orientation is required for all students, regardless if they are self-pay or sponsored by another organization. Learn more about tuition reimbursement at orientation. This program covers Long Term Care and Home Health curriculum.

Requirements: Government issued photo ID, proof of Social Security number, current CPR/BLS card, OSBI background check with name base, sexual and violent offender within the last three months, negative TB skin test (last six months), MMR and Varicella, flu shot (in season) and physical exam. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card. Location: OHAI-Center of Healthy Aging at 1122 NE 13TH STREET, OKC, OK 73117
Pre-requisite(s): Current CPR/BLS.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 4/10
10:00am to 11:30am
1.5 OC 23788

OHAI LTC HH Care Giver

This program covers Long Term Care and Home Health curriculum. It is not a combo course.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under orientation. Location: OHAI-Center of Healthy Aging at 1122 NE 13TH STREET, OKC, OK 73117
Pre-requisite(s): CPR/BLS.
Book: $ 20
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 505
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
4/17 to 5/30
8:00am to 2:30pm
150.0 OC 23794

Nurse Refresher Orientation

This orientation provides details for the Oklahoma Statewide Nurse Refresher course. You will learn about theory, lab and clinical components of the program. The Nurse Refresher program is a non-refundable program and it does not offer discounts. The $40 drug screen and $20 clinical hub are included in the tuition. OU may require additional fees.

Requirements: *CPR/BLS *Immunizations: MMR, Varicella, 1 Tdap within the last ten years, 2 negative TB *Hepatitis B or waiver *Flu shot (in season) *Group One background check *License or proof of completion of nursing program *If LPN, proof of IV therapy training *Physical exam (MT form ) *OSBI *Drug Screen. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
W 6/07
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1.5 HCC 23949
W 4/05
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1.5 HCC 23947
W 5/03
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1.5 HCC 23948

Nurse Refresher

This course offers three components: online nursing theoretical course, nursing skill lab and clinical rotation. The online course must be finished within six months. The entire program must be finished within 12 months. This is a nonrefundable program. This program does not offer discounts.

Requirements: Must attend orientation before taking course.
Pre-requisite(s): Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate or Registered Nurse (RN) degree.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 2 599
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWThF 5/10
8:00am to 5:00pm
160.0 HCC 23953
MTWThF 6/14
8:00am to 5:00pm
160.0 HCC 23954
MTWThF 3/08
8:00am to 4:00pm
160.0 HCC 23951
MTWThF 2/08
8:00am to 4:00pm
160.0 HCC 23950
MTWThF 1/11
8:00am to 4:00pm
160.0 HCC 23946
MTWThF 4/12
8:00am to 5:00pm
160.0 HCC 23952

Medical Terminology-ONLINE

Work on-line at home or at Metro Tech. Learn how the words used in the medical language fit together. Chapters covered include the systems of skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, integumentary, endocrine and reproductive. Also covers special senses including the eyes and ears, diagnostic procedures and pharmacology. This is a good preparatory course for those planning a career in coding or health programs such as Practical Nursing and Medical Assisting at Metro Tech. REQUIREMENT: Please call (405) 595-4678 to enroll and include your email address with your enrollment. MUST ATTEND ORIENTATION THE FIRST NIGHT AT 6:00 PM.

Book: $ 90
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 335
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M
3/06 to 4/03
6:00pm to 9:00pm
45.0 HCC 23980

Medical Billing

Gain the skills for employment as a medical billing specialist. Learn about the health insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues, and differences in reimbursement methodologies. Become versed in the principles of medical billing associated to proper claim form preparation, submission, payment processing and the follow-up process.

Book: $ 188
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 280
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MW
3/13 to 5/03
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 HCC 23974

MAT Update

Every year Medication Administration Technicians must renew their skills with an eight-hour update. In this session, review legal and ethical issues, medication administration and how to avoid medication errors.

Requirements: Proof of current MAT certificate of completion.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
F 6/09
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23972
F 3/31
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23971

MAT (Medication Administration Technician)

To administer medications in a residential care facility or group home, you must have medication administration training. Includes administration of medications, measuring and charting, vital signs and legal aspects.

Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 100
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
6/12 to 6/13
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 23969
MT
5/08 to 5/09
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 23968

EKG Monitor Technician

Learn basic interpretation skills for patients on telemetry monitors. Learn basic, normal and abnormal heart rhythms. Positions may be available in hospitals and clinics near you.

Book: $ 65
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 322
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MW
4/10 to 6/05
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 HCC 23786

CPR/BLS

American Heart Association standard training in Basic Life Support (BLS) includes adult, child and infant CPR and obstructed airway modules. In addition, automatic external defibrillation (AED) and bag-valve-mask ventilation are taught. This course meets requirements for most health courses.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 45
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
T 6/06
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23734
T 5/30
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23733
T 5/23
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23732
T 4/25
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23730
T 4/18
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23729
T 5/09
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23731
T 4/04
5:00pm to 9:30pm
4.5 HCC 23728

CPR and First Aide-Heartsaver Pediatric

Child care workers will benefit from this first aid emergency training to meet regulatory requirements. Training also applies to teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations and coaches of children's sports. This course is also ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
3/27 to 3/28
5:00pm to 9:00pm
8.0 HCC 23736

Coding-The Certification Step

Focus on applications of coding principles learned in CPT and ICD-10 Coding. You will analyze and synthesize documents and apply ICD-10, CPT and HCPC codes based on documentation. This course will help prepare you for the certification exam. Bring your ICD-10 and CPT Coding manuals to class.

Pre-requisite(s): CPT and ICD-10 or 2-years experience in coding.
Book: $ 114
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 166
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh
1/30 to 4/03
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 HCC 23962
MTh
4/17 to 6/19
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 HCC 23963

Coding ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS: Intro to New Coding System

Review ICD-10-CM guidelines to include hands-on coding practices from each section of the code sets. ICD-10-PCS covers root operations and documentation required for code assignments.

Pre-requisite(s): Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology.
Book: $ 316
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 550
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh
1/09 to 4/13
6:00pm to 9:00pm
78.0 HCC 23964

Coding CPT

Learn to assign codes for the reporting of medical services and procedures by physicians. Accurately describe surgical, medical and diagnostic services to provide effective means of nationwide communication among doctors, patients and insurance companies. Primary emphasis is on outpatient services.

Pre-requisite(s): Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology.
Book: $ 110
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 373
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
4/25 to 7/11
6:00pm to 9:00pm
66.0 HCC 23976

CNA-Home Health Deeming

Prepare to take the home health state certification exam. The exam fee is not included in the tuition. Those that were CNA's prior to March 1, 2012 will have a separate testing fee for the state clinical skills portion.

Requirements: Students must bring to the first class a valid Oklahoma LTCNA card, a government issued photo ID and proof of a Social Security number. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): CNA Certification.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 125
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
5/22 to 5/23
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 23714

CNA (Certified Nurse Aide)-LTC (Long Term Care)

Enter the health care field as a Nurse Aide in nursing care centers. Prepare for the LTC Nurse Aide state certification exam. Course consists of lecture, lab and clinical hours. Book and testing fees are NOT included in tuition. Early enrollment is encouraged as classes fill quickly.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under orientation.
Pre-requisite(s): CPR/BLS.
Book: $ 20
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 505
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
4/03 to 5/02
8:00am to 2:30pm
108.0 HCC 23774
MTWTh
3/20 to 5/03
5:00pm to 9:00pm
108.0 HCC 23719

CNA (Certified Nurse Aide) Orientation

CNA Orientation is required for ALL students, regardless if they are self-pay or sponsored by another organization. Learn more about tuition reimbursement at orientation.

Requirements: Government issued photo ID, proof of Social Security number, OSBI background check with name base, sexual and violent offender within the last three months, negative TB skin test (last six months), MMR and Varicella, flu shot (in season) and physical exam. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): Current CPR/BLS card.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 3/27
10:00am to 11:30am
1.5 HCC 23771

CMA-Advanced: Nasogastric/Gastrostomy/Respiratory

Receive a combination of advanced training in the administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes, along with administration of oral inhalers and nebulizers. Studies consist of class time and skills lab. All skill demonstrations require 100% proficiency.

Requirements: Bring photo ID, proof of social security number, and current CNA and CMA cards. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): Current CNA and CMA in Oklahoma. Listed on the state Nurse Aide Registry with no abuse notations.
Book: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 125
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
5/15 to 5/16
8:00am to 4:30pm
16.0 HCC 23710

CMA Update

CMA's must update their CMA card annually. This course fulfills requirements of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. NO ONE WILL ADMITTED AFTER 8:15AM. Lunch is no longer provided.

Requirements: Bring CNA and CMA card with a photo ID. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): Current CNA and CMA in Oklahoma.
Book: $ 5
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 45
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
Th 4/20
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23752
Th 6/15
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23760
Th 6/08
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23759
Th 5/25
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23757
Th 5/11
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23755
Th 5/04
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23754
Th 4/13
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23751
Th 3/30
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23749
Th 4/06
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23750
Th 6/01
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23758
Th 5/18
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23756
Th 4/27
8:00am to 4:30pm
8.0 HCC 23753

CMA (Certified Medication Aide) Orientation

Every student must attend the CMA Orientation before attending the CMA (Certified Medication Aide) course.

Requirements: 18 years of age. Read, write and speak English. Bring government ID, proof of social security number and current CNA card. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card. Must possess physical and mental capabilities to safely perform duties.
Pre-requisite(s): High school diploma or equivalent. A valid Oklahoma CNA certification with 6 months work experience. Listed on the Nurse Aide registry.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 5/01
10:00am to 11:00am
1.0 HCC 23879
M 5/01
3:00pm to 4:00pm
1.0 HCC 23882

CMA (Certified Medication Aide)

The state of Oklahoma requires persons administering medications in nursing facilities to be certified. Learn to administer medications and how medications affect systems of the body. Become eligible to take the CMA exam. Book and testing fees are NOT included in tuition.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under orientation.
Book: $ 30
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 385
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
5/08 to 5/23
8:00am to 2:30pm
60.0 HCC 23767
MTTh
5/08 to 6/12
5:00pm to 9:00pm
60.0 HCC 23770
MTTh
3/20 to 4/20
5:00pm to 9:00pm
60.0 HCC 23769

AUA (Advanced Unlicensed Assistant) Orientation

Learn all the requirements needed to enroll in the Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) course.

Requirements: Bring to orientation: government ID, proof of Social Security number, negative TB skin test, OSBI with name, sexual and violent offender and proof of immunization. You may enroll in the AUA course once all required documents are submitted.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
M 4/03
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1.5 HCC 23960

AUA (Advanced Unlicensed Assistant)

Learn advanced patient care including sterile asepsis, nasogastric tube feeding, blood glucose monitoring, catheterization and more. This course includes a clinical component. Clinical days are a full 8 hours from 7 am to 3 pm. Book and testing fees are not included in tuition.

Requirements: Attend AUA orientation. Bring required documents listed under AUA orientation. All permanent residents must submit evidence of their permanent resident card.
Pre-requisite(s): CNA or equivalent is highly recommended but not required.
Book: $ 85
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 1 170
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
4/10 to 6/05
8:00pm to 2:30pm
206.0 HCC 23961

Anatomy and Physiology for Providers (Online)

Requirements: This class is a prerequisite option for Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology and Medical Assisting programs. Must attend orientation the first day.
Book: $ 138
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 335
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWThF
1/09 to 4/20
6:00pm to 9:00pm
120.0 OC 23986
MTWThF
4/17 to 7/20
6:00pm to 9:00pm
120.0 OC 23987
MTWThF
2/14 to 5/23
6:00pm to 9:00pm
120.0 OC 23985

Anatomy & Physiology For Medical Coding/ Billing (Online)

This course is necessary for employees performing medical coding, health information or medical records. Study the anatomy of the human body in-depth to understand the body systems and functions. Examples include systems, planes, cavities and regions. Learn anatomical terms essential for understanding medical records. THERE WILL BE FIVE EVENING LABS HELD IN THE CLASSROOM. Dates and times of evening labs are discussed in orientation. This course is a prerequisite for Coding ICD-10.

Requirements: Must attend orientation the first night in the Health Careers Center building at 6 pm. Must also attend evening labs at the designated dates and times discussed in orientation.
Book: $ 60
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 295
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
4/11 to 5/23
6:00pm to 9:00pm
66.0 HCC 23975