If you are interested in one of our Health Sciences programs please contact:
Connie “Crickett” Pimentel
Academic Programs Specialist
June 7, 2024
March 1, 2024
Physical Therapist Assistant
May 9, 2024
May 10, 2024
Registered Nurse First Assistant
April 1, 2024
June 1, 2024
(Diagnostic Medical) Sonography
September 15, 2024
Surgical First Assistant
April 1, 2024
June 1, 2024
Divisions of Health Sciences Mission Statement: The Divisions of Health Sciences and Nursing strive to maintain high levels of academic and clinical standards while providing the allied health community with effective and highly motivated professionals who are committed to interprofessional collaboration and sensitivity to cultural diversity. This goal is to be achieved by meeting the diverse needs of all students through academic advising, recruiting, counseling, and innovative teaching and learning strategies.
The Health Sciences at Gulf Coast State College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs to help you secure a top job in the health care field. By choosing a health career, you’re already on your way to success!
Job Outlook for Health Careers
According to economic projections released in January 2018 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care occupations and industries will have the highest growth between 2016 and 2026, employing more people than the government or business sectors. Health care and technical occupations will be the fastest growing job sectors in the coming decade, accounting for one fifth of all new jobs created by 2026.
Using data and reports from AACN and the Association of American Medical Colleges, reporter Meghan Holohan explores how prospective students are streaming into health profession programs having been inspired by those on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19. Read complete article...
Gulf Coast State College in Florida offers 10 degree programs and 4 workforce certificate programs through their Health Sciences that will prepare you for Florida’s in-demand healthcare jobs.
Many of Gulf Coast State College’s health science and nursing programs lead to national certification, which ensures your ability to get a good job in your field after graduation.
We want you to succeed. Reach out to the program coordinator or Division Chair in your area with questions or concerns.
Coordinator, Health Sciences, Surgical Services
Laura Justice, Chair
Health Sciences Division
Administrative Support Contacts:
Health Sciences and Nursing Division
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Radiography, Physical Therapist Assistant and Surgical Services Programs