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Health Sciences Programs
Offered at Pitt Community College

ENTRY-LEVEL CERTIFICATE

Medical Assisting Clinical Certificate
Prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform clinical procedures.
*Salary: $19,000 to $31,000

ASSOCIATE DEGREES

Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Sonography is the use of sound waves to generate an image used for assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions.
*Salary: $38,260 to $52,830

Health Information Technology
HIT is an unique health career compiling, computerizing and managing health information with no patient contact required.
*Salary: $35,000 to $52,000

Medical Assisting
Prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.
*Salary: $19,000 to $31,000

Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine Technologists utilize radioactive materials in clinical and laboratory procedures.
*Salary: $36,629 to $49,000

Nursing
Nurses are able to work in diverse health careers that help to prevent illness, treat the sick and injured in various health-care settings.
*Salary: $36,930 to $46,370

Occupational Therapy Assistant
Assist clients receiving occupational therapy services for conditions that interfere with activities of daily living.
*Salary: $36,300 to $54,140

Polysomnography
Polysomnographic technologists perform sleep studies which are comprehensive assessments of sleep patterns.
*Salary: $35,000 to $40,000

Radiography
Radiologic Technologists take x-rays in hospital and medical clinic settings.
*Salary: $30,000 to $43,680

Respiratory Therapy
Respiratory therapists perform diagnostic testing, treatment, and management of patients with cardiopulmonary disorders.
*Salary: $40,500 to $63,230

Therapeutic Massage
Learn to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, friction and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness.
*Salary: $30,000 to $35,000

ADVANCED DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATE OPTIONS

Computerized Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Diploma
This advanced radiology diploma program instructs students to use specialized equipment to conduct CT scans and MRI scans.
Individuals entering this curriculum must be registered or registry eligible radiologic technologists by the ARRT.
*Salary: $38,260 to $75,547

Echocardiography Diploma
Echocardiographers specialize in noninvasive tests using ultrasound to examine the heart's chambers, valves and vessels.
This diploma option is available to individuals who have earned an associate degree in an approved allied health field or bachelors degree in any major.
*Salary: $38,260 to $52,830

Mammography Certificate
Mammographers use ionized radiation to produce images of the breast for the purpose of screening, diagnosis and treatment.
Individuals participating in this training must be registered radiologic technologists by the ARRT.
*Salary: $46,000 to $60,000

Medical Dosimetry Diploma
This advanced radiation therapy diploma curriculum prepares individuals to work in the care of cancer patients as medical dosimetrists.
Individuals entering program must be registered or registry eligible radiation therapists by the ARRT and have one year experience as a radiation therapist by the time of enrollment.
*Salary: $70,000 to $85,000

Nuclear Medicine Diploma
Nuclear Medicine Technologists utilize radioactive materials in clinical and laboratory procedures.
This advanced diploma option is available to individuals who have earned at least an associate degree in an approved allied health field.
*Salary: $36,629 to $49,000

Polysomnography Certificate
Polysomnographic technologists perform sleep studies that are comprehensive assessments of sleep patterns.
This certificate option is available to individuals who have earned at least an associate degree in an approved allied health field.
*Salary: $35,000 to $40,000

Positron Emission Tomography Diploma or Certificate
PET technologists learn clinical procedures that utilize molecular imaging of the body and operate PET cameras.
Individuals entering this curriculum must be registered in nuclear medicine by the ARRT or NMTCB.
*Salary: $40,629 to $50,000

Radiation Therapy Diploma
Radiation therapists work with doctors, physicians and nurses to deliver a prescribed dose of radiation to cancer patients.
Individuals entering this curriculum must be registered or registry eligible radiologic technologists by the ARRT.
*Salary: $50,000 to $70,000

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All health sciences programs have special admissions requirements. For more information, contact: hltscadm@email.pittcc.edu or 252-493-7473.