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Monterey Peninsula College Programs


120000 -- Health
Instructional programs that study the theories and techniques for the restoration or preservation of mental and physical health through the use of drugs, surgical procedures, manipulations, or other curative or remedial methods.

Degrees

Medical Assisting
Medical Assisting

Administrative, clerical or technical support services for a licensed physician, podiatrist, or health care services plan, and related support functions in a health care facility.
Units needed for degree: 37 units

Occupational Therapy Technology
University Studies--Occupational Therapy Emphasis

Techniques of rehabilitation, patient evaluation, and treatment planning, under the supervision of an occupational therapist or other healthcare provider.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Registered Nursing
Nursing

Programs leading to licensure by the Board of Registered Nursing. Includes nursing care in specialty areas.
Units needed for degree: 61.5 units

Dental Assistant
Dental Assisting

Techniques used in the clinical chairside procedures of dentistry, including preparation of the patient, radiographic exposures, the mixing of dental materials, dental office management specific to the licensure examination.
Units needed for degree: 31 units

Health Professions, Transfer Core Curriculum
University Studies--Pre-Dental Hygiene Emphasis

Studies that satisfy the academic transfer requirements of the core curriculum for health professions.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Health Professions, Transfer Core Curriculum
University Studies--Pre-Nursing Emphasis

Studies that satisfy the academic transfer requirements of the core curriculum for health professions.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Health Professions, Transfer Core Curriculum
University Studies--Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis

Studies that satisfy the academic transfer requirements of the core curriculum for health professions.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy

Preparation for certified practice of various styles of massage, such as Swedish, sports, and deep tissue, for therapeutic and relaxation purposes, including business aspects of massage practice.
Units needed for degree: 29 units



Certificates:

Medical Assisting
Medical Assisting

Administrative, clerical or technical support services for a licensed physician, podiatrist, or health care services plan, and related support functions in a health care facility.
Units needed for certificate: 37 units

Dental Assistant
Dental Assisting

Techniques used in the clinical chairside procedures of dentistry, including preparation of the patient, radiographic exposures, the mixing of dental materials, dental office management specific to the licensure examination.
Units needed for certificate: 31 units

Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy

Preparation for certified practice of various styles of massage, such as Swedish, sports, and deep tissue, for therapeutic and relaxation purposes, including business aspects of massage practice.
Units needed for certificate: 29 units