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Medical & Dental Programs
The Clinical Medical Assisting program at SJVC’s Lancaster campus is designed to provide students with clinical and administrative training that will help them perform best practices in medical offices, hospitals, emergency centers, and health clinics.
Through our program, you’ll gain top skills in a vast range of areas, including:
- Administering vital signs
- Scheduling appointments
- Completing insurance forms
- Updating electronic health records
- Gathering patient health information
Receive hands-on training to become a Medical Assistant in Lancaster, CA. Take the first step towards success by earning an Associate of Science Degree in as little as fifteen months at one of our nearby campuses or online. You could also obtain a Certificate of Completion in as few as nine months. After finishing the program, you will also be eligible to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam.
SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. Graduates may qualify for other certifications depending upon location and placement requirements. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
Our Pharmacy Technology program helps students develop basic skills in computer applications, prescription processing, clinical applications, and more. During your time at San Joaquin Valley College’s Pharmacy Technology program in Lancaster, you will receive hands-on training from our expert faculty in the knowledge of pharmaceutical procedures.
Students in the Pharmacy Technology program will learn how to:
- Manage inventory
- Prepare medication labels
- Process and fill prescriptions
- Enter patient information into advanced computer systems
- Provide customer service to patients in any pharmaceutical setting
In addition, you can earn a Certificate of Completion in as few as nine months or an Associate of Science degree in as little as fifteen months at a nearby campus or online. After graduating, you’ll also be eligible to apply for licensure with the California State Board of Pharmacy.
SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
At SJVC, we’re committed to meeting the needs of today’s healthcare community. We’ve provided career training to thousands of students interested in medical practice. The Medical Office Administration program in Lancaster is designed to give you a well-rounded education on administrative duties and responsibilities, such as:
- Scheduling appointments
- Organizing patient records or charts
- Maintaining and ordering office supplies
- Interviewing patients for medical history
Prepare for a career in Medical Office Administration by earning a Certificate of Completion in as few as nine months or an Associate of Science Degree in as few as fifteen months at a nearby campus or online.
SJVC prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. Graduates may qualify for other certifications depending upon location and placement requirements.
Business & Criminal Justice Programs
Are you looking for a business career but don’t know where to start? SJVC’s Business Office Administration program in Lancaster has the hands-on training and education you need to start your path to a rewarding career. Our Business Office Administration program is tailored to those interested in entry-level roles in vast professional environments.
You’ll also have a chance to learn essential skills, such as:
- Computer applications
- Business communication
- Office management principles
- Common elements of human resources
Get started today and earn a Certificate of Completion in as few as eight months or an Associate of Science Degree in as little as 14 months at a nearby campus or online.
The Criminal Justice: Corrections program at SJVC’s Lancaster campus offers professional training and knowledge from experts in the field. Upon completion, you’ll have a solid understanding of criminal justice policies, laws, and ethics while earning industry certifications that support future opportunities.
In as few as 14 months, graduates can earn the following credentials:
- Standards and Training for Corrections (STC)
- Adult Core Academy, which includes 8-hour Baton, and Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) certified training in:
- Public Relations
- Powers to Arrest
- Chemical Agents
- Weapons of Mass Destruction
- Observations and Documentation
- Communications and its significance related to Liability and Legal Aspects
Please be advised, the BSIS Exposed Firearms Permits may only be issued to applicants who are 21 years of age or older (effective January 1, 2020). Students who do not meet the new age requirement will be provided alternate training during the firearm sessions and are welcome to pursue the certification after they meet the age requirement.
Trades & Industrial Programs
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration technicians are responsible for the service, repair, maintenance, and installation of heating, cooling and refrigeration equipment. Their work environment can include anything from domestic and residential locations to commercial and industrial systems. The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) program in Lancaster are designed to meet the needs of beginner-level careers, as it teaches you foundational skills with a hands-on approach. At SJVC, you can earn a Certificate of Completion in as few as ten months or an Associate of Science Degree in as few as fourteen months at a local campus or online. Once you’ve passed, you’ll also have a chance to earn OSHA 10-Hour Construction and EPA 608 certification. Enroll now to unlock your new and exciting career path!
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