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 descending Who can enroll Tuition Days Clock Hours Site
1+1 Practical Nurse Adult $3,360 M-F 1344 HCC
Advanced Unlicensed Assistant High School $0 M-F 765 HCC
Dental Assistant Adult $2,875 M-F 1150 MSA
Health Science Technology High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Medical Assistant Adult $2,788 M-F 1115 MSA
Nurse Aide High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
Pharmacy Clerk High School $0 M-F 525 HCC
PN Select High School $0 M-F HCC
Practical Nurse Adult $3,360 M-F 1344 HCC
Radiologic Technologist Adult $6,520 M-F 2608 HCC
Surgical Technologist Adult $3,075 M-F 1230 HCC

Short-term Courses

Alzheimer's Savvy Caregiver Series

This educational program, by the Alzheimer's Association, teaches care giving for family members dealing with Alzheimer's disease. Learn how to interact with loved ones with dementia. Review skills to reduce stress while also taking care of yourself. Develop strategies to manage activities of daily living. Admission is free, but space is limited. RSVP (405) 595-4794.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
ThTTh 7/31 to 8/16 5:30pm to 7:30pm 12.0 EDC 27884
ThTTh 10/02 to 10/18 5:30pm to 7:30pm 12.0 EDC 27904

Anatomy and Physiology for Providers

Study the anatomy of the human body in-depth to understand the body systems and functions. This class is a prerequisite option for Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology and Medical Assisting programs. All testing is held in the Health Careers Center library at Metro Tech. For specific dates and times call (405) 595-4678.

Requirements: Attend orientation the first day.
Book: $ 138
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 335
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
Online 2/13 to 5/24 6:00pm to 9:00pm 120.0 HCC 26036
Online 4/17 to 7/19 6:00pm to 9:00pm 120.0 HCC 26037

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. Clinicals are subject to change. Books 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 6/04 to 8/01 8:00am to 2:30pm 206.0 HCC 26128
MTWTh 9/10 to 11/13 8:00am to 2:30pm 206.0 HCC 27473

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
TT 5/29 4:00pm to 5:30pm 1.5 HCC 26130
M 8/27 4:00pm to 5:30pm 1.5 HCC 28082

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 5/21 to 6/06 8:00am to 2:30pm 60.0 HCC 26011

CMA Update

Continuing education is required for CMA's. This course fulfills requirements of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Lunch is no longer provided. Doors open at 7:30 am. Nobody will be admitted after 8 am.

Requirements: Bring a valid government issued photo ID, the name must match the NAR. 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 5/24 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 25983
Th 5/31 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 25984
Th 6/07 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 25974
ThTh 7/12 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27888
ThTh 7/19 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27926
ThTh 7/26 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27925
ThTh 8/09 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27930
ThTh 8/16 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27929
ThTh 8/23 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27928
ThTh 8/30 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27927
ThTh 9/13 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27933
ThTh 9/20 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27932
ThTh 9/27 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27931
ThTh 10/04 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27936
ThTh 10/11 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27935
ThTh 10/25 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27934
ThTh 11/01 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27940
ThTh 11/08 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27939
ThTh 11/15 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27938
ThTh 11/29 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27937
ThTh 12/06 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27942
ThTh 12/13 7:45am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27941

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 valid government photo ID and proof of social security number. 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 7/30 to 7/31 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27893
ThWTh 9/05 to 9/06 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27945
MT 12/10 to 12/11 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27944

CMA-I (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: $ 40
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 385
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh 7/09 to 8/02 5:00pm to 9:00pm 64.0 HCC 27966
MTWTh 8/27 to 9/13 8:00am to 2:30pm 64.0 HCC 27971
MTTh 8/27 to 10/02 5:00pm to 9:00pm 64.0 HCC 27967
MTTh 10/29 to 12/10 5:00pm to 9:00pm 64.0 HCC 27969
MTWTh 11/26 to 12/12 8:00am to 2:30pm 64.0 HCC 27970

CMA-I (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 photo ID and proof of social security number. 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 7/02 2:00pm to 3:00pm 1.0 HCC 27955
M 8/20 10:00am to 11:00am 1.0 HCC 27886
M 8/20 3:00pm to 4:00pm 1.0 HCC 27887
M 10/22 2:00pm to 3:00pm 1.0 HCC 27921
M 11/12 10:00am to 11:00am 1.0 HCC 27920

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), 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 7/09 10:00am to 11:00am 1.0 HCC 27889
M 7/09 2:00pm to 3:00pm 1.0 HCC 27890
M 9/17 2:00pm to 3:00pm 1.0 HCC 27922
M 9/24 10:00am to 11:00am 1.0 HCC 27923

CNA-I (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. A minimum attendance of 114 hours is required in order to complete the class. Early enrollment is encouraged as classes fill quickly.

Requirements: Attend orientation. Bring required documents listed under orientation.
Pre-requisite(s): CPR/BLS
Book: $ 35
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 505
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh 7/11 to 8/29 5:00pm to 9:00pm 114.0 HCC 27974
MTWTh 7/16 to 8/15 8:00am to 2:30pm 114.0 HCC 27972
MTWTh 9/24 to 11/19 5:00pm to 9:00pm 114.0 HCC 27975
MTWTh 10/01 to 11/07 8:00am to 2:30pm 114.0 HCC 27973

Coding CPT

Learn the coding rules for CPT and level-II HCPCS coding systems and then apply the rules to code patient services. A variety of payment systems is also discussed. 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
MTh 7/26 to 10/04 6:00pm to 9:00pm 66.0 HCC 27474

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 (Letter from employer required.)
Book: $ 114
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 300
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTh 4/23 to 6/25 6:00pm to 9:00pm 54.0 HCC 26039
MTh 10/08 to 12/06 6:00pm to 9:00pm 54.0 HCC 28016

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: $ 10
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 45
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
T 6/05 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 25985
TT 7/10 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27885
FF 7/13 8:00am to 12:30pm 4.5 HCC 27916
TT 7/24 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27905
TT 8/07 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27909
FF 8/24 8:00am to 12:30pm 4.5 HCC 27919
TT 8/28 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27912
TT 9/11 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27908
FF 9/21 8:00am to 12:30pm 4.5 HCC 27918
TT 9/25 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27911
TT 9/25 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27911
TT 10/09 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27907
TT 10/23 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27910
TT 11/06 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27906
FF 11/16 8:00am to 12:30pm 4.5 HCC 27917
TT 11/27 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27914
TT 12/11 5:00pm to 9:30pm 4.5 HCC 27913

EKG Monitor Technician

Learn the basic interpretation skills for patients on telemetry monitors. Review basic, normal and abnormal heart rhythms. Complete training for 12 lead interpretation. Topics include the anatomy and physiology of the heart and cardiovascular system, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical legal ethic and intensive ECG monitor strip interpretations. Prepare to take the National Certification exam. An ideal course for paramedics, nurses, AUA's, medical technicians, firefighters and cardiac stress technicians.

Book: $ 98
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 500
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
ThTTh 8/07 to 10/25 6:00pm to 9:00pm 72.0 HCC 27484

Essential Oils-Introduction

Learn about the powers of essential oils and how they can be used to help support the immune system, skin care, respiratory health and emotional balance. The instructor will have several oils that you can touch and smell. Seats are limited. Call (405) 595-4678 to enroll.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 0
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TT 9/11 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 HCC 28005
TT 11/06 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 HCC 28085

HHA (Home Health Aide) 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 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
WTh 5/23 to 5/24 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 25997
MT 9/10 to 9/11 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27892
MT 12/03 to 12/04 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27943

IV Therapy

Review theory on IV fluids and administration. Practice venipuncture techniques, IV equipment, IV medication administration and more. Call (405) 595-4605 for more information. To enroll call 405-595-4678.

Requirements: RN or LPN license, or an RN or LPN student.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 12
Tuition: $ 85
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
F 6/15 9:00am to 2:00pm 5.0 HCC 26103
FF 8/17 9:00am to 2:00pm 5.0 HCC 27475
FF 10/26 9:00am to 2:00pm 5.0 HCC 27997
FF 12/07 9:00am to 2:00pm 5.0 HCC 27998

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 8/13 to 8/14 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27476
MT 10/15 to 10/16 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 27999
MT 12/03 to 12/04 8:00am to 4:30pm 16.0 HCC 28000

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
FF 7/27 8:00am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 27477
FF 9/14 8:00am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 28001
FF 11/09 8:00am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 28002
FF 12/07 8:00am to 4:30pm 8.0 HCC 28003

Meditation: Simple Guidance

Take a couple hours out of your day for a little self-care. Join us for a guided meditation using essential oils. Learn basic meditation techniques, physical and emotional benefits, as well as the time and place to fit meditation into your day and long term health benefits. Leave feeling a new sense of self and more relaxed. Chairs will be available but feel free to bring a blanket or yoga mat to lie down, if you choose.

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 10
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
ThTh 9/13 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 HCC 28119
ThTh 11/08 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2.0 HCC 28121

Pharmacy Technician

Discover the role of pharmacy technicians, the environments in which they work, and the skills necessary to perform their required professional responsibilities. Topics covered include inventory management, drug regulation and control, pharmaceutical terminology, HIPAA, prescriptions, pharmaceutical calculations, compounding sterile formulations, hospital and community pharmacy, financial issues and more.

Requirements: 8th-grade math level.
Pre-requisite(s): High school diploma or GED.
Book: $ 115
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 576
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
ThTTh 8/07 to 10/25 5:00pm to 8:00pm 72.0 HCC 28052

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. Speak, read and write fluently in English.
Book: $ 75
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 455
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh 3/06 to 5/24 6:00pm to 9:00pm 72.0 HCC 25933
ThTTh 8/07 to 10/25 6:00pm to 9:00pm 72.0 HCC 27482
MW 8/13 to 11/05 6:00pm to 9:00pm 72.0 HCC 28007

Public Health Online

Review a broad view of community and public health areas, such as changes in the US Health and Public Health care system in the 21st Century. Delve into health inequities linked to poverty, environmental health, infection control, immunizations and disease outbreaks such as meningitis for example. Unique public and community health issues facing school nurses are also considered in this course. Several exercises involve issues related to children and adolescents and the medical social "ills" they could face. Excellent class for those in the fields of nursing, research medicine, healthcare administration and other health careers! For specific dates and times call (405) 595-4605.

Book: $ 85
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 300
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWThFS 42.0 HCC 28046
MTWThFS 42.0 HCC 28045
MTWThFS 42.0 HCC 28047

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
M 7/23 to 8/20 5:00pm to 9:00pm 20.0 HCC 27891
M 10/01 to 10/29 5:00pm to 9:00pm 20.0 HCC 27924