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Health Sciences

Health Sciences

About the Health Sciences ACP

Do you enjoy helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? The Health Sciences ACP will prepare you for careers and transfer study in the world of health research, medical treatments, nursing, healing practices, athletic training, fitness, and nutrition. Join this ACP and start exploring career opportunities in one of the fastest growing sectors!  

  • Courses within this ACP will provide a strong foundation for transfer in the fields of medical practice, nursing, nutrition, and physical education.
  • The career-track certificate and degree programs will prepare you for careers in registered nursing, athletic training, fitness, yoga teaching, medical assisting, nursing assisting, medical coding, and other health-related fields.

Careers in Health Sciences*

  • Registered nurses (RNs), licensed vocational nurses (LVNs), certified nursing assistants (CNAs), public health nurses, and school nurses.
  • Medical assistants, medical records technicians, and medical coders.
  • Athletic trainers, fitness trainers, yoga teachers, yoga physical therapists, health coaches, and dietitians.
  • Physician assistants, health care managers, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, physicians, and pharmacists.

*Many of these careers require a bachelor’s degree or higher.

For More Information

  • For information about health sciences programs at MiraCosta College, please visit the Health Sciences ACP webpage.
  • For additional career, job outlook, and salary information, please visit the college's Career Coach tool.

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1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
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1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
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MiraCosta San Elijo Campus

3333 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
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MiraCosta Technology Career Institute Building

2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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