Your Future as a Riverhawk
Career Ready in Health and Emergency Services

Study to be a Certified Medical Assistant, EMT, Phlebotomist, Firefighter, Kinesiologist, Dental Assistant, Medical Business Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant and more.

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Certified Medical Assistant

  • Clinical training in a cutting-edge facility combined with classroom instruction
  • Qualify to work locally as a medical assistant in about one year

$20/hr. median salary | 59 job openings in Douglas County

Dental Assisting

  • Innovative, state-of-the-art dental lab
  • Nationally accredited program by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

$25/hr. median salary | 17 job openings in Douglas County

Emergency Medical Services

  • Students have the option to begin working as an EMT before the end of the program.
  • Accredited by CAAHEP and CoAEMSP

$55/hr. median salary | 17 job openings in Douglas County

Exercise Science

  • Succeed at a four year university by finishing a large portion of the prerequisites for an Exercise science or Kinesiology degree
  • Small class sizes enable extra support in completing more strenuous areas of study

$31/hr. median salary | 2 job openings in Douglas County

Fire Science

  • Become a Nationally Certified Emergency Medical Technician
  • Receive training that will prepare you to test for your National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Firefighter 1 and Hazardous Materials Operations level certifications

$34/hr. average salary | 1 job opening in Douglas County

Medical Business

  • Train to work as Medical Office Administration, Front Office Medical Assistant, or a Medical Billing & Collections Clerk
  • 100% Online Program

$27/hr. median salary | 36 job openings in Douglas County

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Take Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) courses 100% online
  • Complete lab skills courses, co-requisite, and prerequisite work at UCC

$29/hr. median salary | 1 job opening in Douglas County


  • Certificate program allows for cost-effective education
  • Local high-demand phlebotomy positions

$19/hr. median salary | 11 job openings in Douglas County