The Division of Nursing and Allied Health

The South Texas College Division of Nursing and Allied Health is a learner centered division committed to the education of healthcare professionals. STC's Nursing and Allied Health programs combine the highest quality instruction with clinical experience in both hospital and community settings.

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Our Programs

Choose one of our academic programs to learn more about the variety of healthcare careers available through South Texas College. Learn about the requirements, prerequisite courses, the application process and special clinical requirements needed for participating in your program of choice.

Nursing Programs

PCA student

Train to provide basic nursing care of adults, children, infants and the elderly, focusing on acute care and specialized patient care.

Patient Care
Assistant

LVN student

This intensive three-semester program offers classroom instruction and related clinical practice in the four basic areas of nursing care: adults, mothers and newborns, children, and the elderly.

Vocational
Nursing

ADN student

Registered nurses make up the majority of workers in health care and are one of the fastest-growing fields. Being a registered nurse can be challenging, exciting and rewarding.

Associate Degree
Nursing

Allied Health Programs

Sonography student

Learn to perform diagnostic imaging procedures with the use of high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues, or blood flow inside the body.

Diagnostic Medical
Sonography

EMT student

Prepare to deliver out-of-hospital emergency care at the scene of an accident or a medical emergency. Use medical skills to relieve suffering, reduce injury severity, and prevent death.

Emergency Medical
Technology

HMAS student

Learn skills for maintaining health information systems consistent with the administrative, ethical, legal, accreditation, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.

Health & Medical
Administrative Services

MAT student

Medical assistants are multi-skilled health care professionals with a strong background in basic patient care and assessment.

Medical Assistant
Technology

OTA student

Assist patients to develop life skills by providing services with the ultimate goal of increasing their independence in daily functioning.

Occupational Therapy
Assistant

Pharmacy Tech student

Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists prepare prescription medications, provide customer service, and perform administrative duties within a pharmacy setting.

Pharmacy
Technology

PTA student

PTAs assist the physical therapist to provide treatment programs to help restore or improve function, relieve pain, encourage independence, and educate patients.

Physical Therapist
Assistant

RADT student

Train in the use of state-of-art specialized equipment; radiologic pharmaceuticals and contrast media; radiographic procedures or positioning for diagnosis.

Radiologic
Technology

RTP student

This two-year program will prepare the student's knowledge, skills, and ethical attitude that will culminate in successful employment of the graduate as a licensed respiratory therapist.

Respiratory
Therapy