Programs At A Glance

Compare the various certificate programs offered by the Department of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Certificate Program Program Profile Start Date Program Length Day/Evening Placement Test
Bone Density Imaging (RAD 423) 6 Credits Fall/Spr/Sum 8 weeks Days No
Central Sterile Processing Technician Non credit Fall/Spring 10 weeks Two evenings per week 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. No
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)  Non credit Fall/Spring 10 weeks Day Program: 2 days per week

Evening Program: 2 evenings per week & Saturday

Computed Tomography (CT Scanning) (Rad 406)  8 credits Fall/Spring  20 weeks Days/Evenings No
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) (RAD 415416, 417 and 418 18 credits Summer 1 12 months Days No
Health Information Technology Coding (HITC) Medical Coding 30 credits Fall/Spring/Summer Full time-10 months
Part time-20 months
Online/Evenings Yes
Healthcare Management (online) 18 credits Fall/Spring 3 Semesters Online  Yes
Lay Navigator/Community Health Aide 3 credits Fall/Spring 1 Semester Hybrid No
Mammography (RAD 420)  8 credits Fall/Spr/Sum  15 weeks  Days No
Medical Assistant

Effective August 31, 2016 the Medical Assisting Certificate Program will be inactive and will not enroll new students.

Medical Office Assistant  18 credits  Fall/Spring  3 semesters  Days/Evenings/Weekend/Online No
MRI Imaging (RAD 411) 10 credits Fall/Spring 26 weeks Days/Evenings No
Patient Care Technician Non credit  Fall/Spring 9-10 weeks (TBD by professor) 2 Evenings and Saturday  Yes
Patient Navigator 9 credits Fall/Spring 1 or 2 semesters Hybrid No
Pharmacy Technician Non credit Fall/Spring 10 weeks 2 evenings per week; 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Yes
RN Refresher Non credit Summer 7 weeks
(152 hours)
3 days per week; 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. No

View the costs for the various Certificate Programs.

If you have any questions about these certificate programs contact Continuing Education or call 203-576-5651.