Allied Health Programs and Certificates
Certified Nursing Assistant
Using a state-of-the-art SIM Lab, Lehman College's Nursing Assistant Certificates is a New York State Education Department approved training for those seeking employment as CNAs in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and home health agencies.
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program
The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program combines classroom instruction with practical experience through an internship in a community-based medical practice or a hospital. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of medical assistant is expected to grow 34 percent in five years and they will become more and more an integral part of the health care system.
Certified Patient Care/Nurse Technician, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Nurse Technician for CNAs
There is an ongoing demand for qualified, certified and caring health care personnel who work directly with patients and their families. Our programs provide credentialed training for those seeking employment in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, home health agencies and clinics. Students must complete all required courses to be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) credentialing examination for the EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, or Nurse Technician Program. More about these programs
Psychiatric Aide (Mental Health Aide), Dietary Aide
Psychiatric aides provide care to mentally-impaired/emotionally disturbed patients in medical facilities.
Dietary aides assist in planning, preparing and serving healthy meals in medical facilities and schools.
CPR: BLS (Basic Life Support) with AED for Health Care Providers, First Aid (AHA Certification)
These courses offering lifesaving skills are taught by American Heart Association (AHA) instructors.Learn more about these courses here.
Dental Assistant Certificate
The 80-hour Dental Assistant program prepares students for entry-level positions in Dental Assisting. The course familiarizes students with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provides training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in dental practice.
Pharmacy Technician Program
The Pharmacy Technician Program combines classroom instruction with practical experience through externships in both an institutional as well as a retail setting. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of Pharmacy Technician is expected to grow 32 percent from 2010 to 2020. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist licensed pharmacists providing medication and other health care products to patients.