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Medical & Dental Programs

At SJVC, there are many different medical and dental programs to choose from, so you can select the career path that best suits your personal and professional goals.

16 Programs
With more than 16 programs* to choose from, you’re certain to find the one that’s right for you.
Choose your path
Earn a Certificate of Completion in as few as months or an Associate of Science Degree program in as few as 15 months.
Flexible learning options
Conveniently available at 15 campuses (availability varies by campus), some offered online as well.
Affordable tuition
Affordable tuition varies by location, learn more now.

Compassion and Care: Training to Begin A New Career in The Medical Field

At SJVC, there are many different medical and dental programs available both online and on-campus. Talk to us about finding the right career path that’s best for you.

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SJVC offered an opportunity to complete all the classes I needed, including general education credits – and give me a head start of training in a career I could work in. The programs have the classes laid out for you, so you know what to expect. And there are all of the supportive services if you need it.
Elizabeth Beebee

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Demand is high for medical and dental professionals.1

Talk to an admissions advisor about your options. You could be starting a new career in the medical field in as few as 9 months.

Medical & Dental Programs

Clinical Medical Assisting

SJVC’s Clinical Medical Assisting and Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting programs will teach you to provide the hands-on training needed to work in clinical support in healthcare settings.

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Dental Assisting

SJVC’s Dental Assisting program trains students in all aspects of working under the supervision of a dentist, including patient care, preventive dentistry, and dental practice management.

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Pharmacy Technology

Students enrolled in the program learn the fundamental skills needed to work in franchise pharmacies, hospitals, and for home health care providers.

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Medical Office Administration

Develop the skills required to work in front-office positions for a medical practice, healthcare facility, or insurance company.

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Dental Hygiene

Students enrolled in SJVC’s Dental Hygiene program receive hands-on instruction in fully-equipped clinics working with actual patients.

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Health Care Management

Enhance your health care career opportunities by enrolling in our Bachelor of Science Degree program in Health Care Management.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Train to work as an ultrasound technician or entry-level sonographer in SJVC’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

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Medical Billing and Coding

SJVC’s online Medical Billing and Coding program will teach you career-specific skills such as how to maintain patient records, interact with health insurance agencies, and process patient insurance claims.

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Registered Nursing

SJVC’s RN program can help you prepare for your career in as few as 20 months. Graduates of SJVC’s RN program are eligible to apply for the California Board of Registered Nursing to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NLCEX-RN).2

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Surgical Technology

Train to become a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) in simulated operating rooms and through direct clinical experience in a medical/surgical environment.

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Veterinary Assistant

SJVC’s Veterinary Assistant program provides the in-depth, hands-on training you need to help animals when they need it most.

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Respiratory Therapy

In less than two years, you could prepare for a career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in California.

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Veterinary Technology

Prepare for your career as a Vet Tech by earning your Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology at SJVC.

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Vocational Nursing

Prepare for an exciting career in health care with SJVC’s Vocational Nursing (VN) program.

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Online Dental Hygiene B.S.

Enhance your health care career opportunities by enrolling in our Bachelor of Science degree program in Dental Hygiene.

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Online Health Care Management B.S.

Enhance your health care career opportunities by enrolling in our Bachelor of Science Degree program in Health Care Management.

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Online Respiratory Therapy B.S.

SJVC’s online Bachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) can provide the education needed to help you move forward.

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Successful Medical & Dental Program Grads

Ask one of our 60,000+ graduates about their SJVC experience and they’ll likely describe it as life-changing.

SJVC has 15 locations across California. If we don’t have a campus location that’s convenient for you, explore our online programs.

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