Apr 08, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog

School of Health & Public Services


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Individuals choosing health services should have an appreciation for human life, enjoy working with people of all ages, and be interested in the application of biological and scientific principles. Students will spend time in clinical facilities, hospitals, and other locations gaining skills through first-hand experience under the direction of competent professionals. Graduates of health and human resources associate degree programs may seek immediate employment. Students who are interested in pursuing a four year degree should contact their advisor or Student Services for specific information. Public Services provides comprehensive programs that offer associate degrees, certificates, and training in an array of disciplines and occupational interest to the Public Services community. In addition, technical pre-service and in-service advanced training is provided in a number of areas. Certificates are offered for Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) and in a range of criminal justice themes. Continuing/in-service public safety instruction is also provided in the areas of emergency medical training, fire, and rescue. The following programs are offered in the School of Health and Public Services:

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