The Health and Exercise Sciences Pathway is an option for energetic students who have good interpersonal skills, enjoy science, and care about the well-being of others. Academic programs in this pathway can lead to professions like occupational therapy assistant, nurse, dental hygienist or assistant, and radiologic technologist as well as provide preparation for transfer into programs related to exercise science and health professions such as physician assistant and occupational and physical therapist.
The pathway associate degree is designed to help students deciding on their academic and career goals to identify an area of interest. It is also designed for students who are interested in transferring to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in an area where GRCC does not have an academic program. This degree can be customized to meet individual student’s needs. It also allows students to fulfill general education and graduation requirements at GRCC and transfer to a 4-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree.
Career programs are designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in a specific career field. These programs include both associate degrees and certificates and are not intended for transfer. Career Assoicate Degree programs meet the GRCC graduation requirements, but do not require completion of all of the GRCC general education requirements.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Transfer Programs are designed to fulfill GRCC general education and graduation requirements and prepare students to transfer to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. Transfer type associate degree programs focus on prerequisite coursework to a particular major, while articulated transfer degrees are based on formal agreements and are guaranteed to transfer to a college or university if minimum grades and other stated standards are met.
GRCC is proud to announce the addition of Career Coach, a valuable online search tool, to its web site. Career Coach gives GRCC students the power to explore hundreds of potential careers while providing them the tools necessary to make informed decisions about their career and educational plans. This new tool provides career information and career options necessary for student success at GRCC. To get started visit Career Coach at GRCC.