Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the Bay Area.

Ohlone College’s Health Science programs prepare you for careers in nursing, respiratory therapy, and as a physical therapist assistant. The Ohlone Health Science Program has been recognized by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office for its high job placement rate and wages after graduation.

HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAM: Ohlone's Respiratory Therapy program prepares students to become a Respiratory Care Practitioner, a licensed allied health care professional specializing in cardio-pulmonary evaluation and treatment. In only two years you can master the knowledge and skills which will prepare you for a fulfilling job saving lives and making a difference for patients. Our program features state-of-the-art equipment, instructors who work in the field, and an unparalleled simulation lab. Find out more

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Click on any of the program names below for a detailed curriculum guide of each degree/certificate.

  • AS: Associate of Science

Learn more about what these degrees and certificates at Ohlone College entail, here.

Degree/Certificate Name Degree/Certificate Type
Physical Therapist Assistant AS
Registered Nurse AS
Respiratory Therapist AS