Health Sciences and Nursing Division at GCSC
Divisions of Health Sciences and Nursing 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 and Nursing Division 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 and Nursing Divisions 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.
Not sure if one of these career paths is right for you? Visit the Gulf Coast State College programs page to learn about a variety of programs and certificates available at Gulf Cost State College in Florida.
Build on Your Success
Don’t have the time or money to achieve your dream job right away? Don’t give up. Gulf Coast State College’s affordable health care programs are designed to help you succeed step-by-step.
For example: Start with the certificate program in practical nursing to get your first job, then work while you complete additional programs until you earn your BSN in nursing. You’ll make more and be eligible for promotion as you complete each program and save thousands on your education.
Health Sciences and Nursing Programs
We want you to succeed. Reach out to the program coordinator or Division Chair in your area with questions or concerns.
- Associate Degree in Nursing
- Dental Programs
- Physical Therapist Assistant Program
- Radiography Program, Radiologic Science
- Respiratory Care Program
- RN to BSN Program
- Sonography Program
- Surgical Services Programs (Surgical Technology, Surgical First Assistant, Perioperative Nursing, Registered Nurse First Assistant)
ADMINISTRATIVE Support ContactS:
Academic Program Specialist
Health Sciences Nursing Programs
Health Sciences and Nursing Division
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Respiratory Care, Dental Assisting, and Dental Hygiene Programs
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Registered Nursing and RN-to-BSN Programs
2023 APPLICATION DEADLINES
March 1, 2023
Start - Sept 30,2022
Start- Feb 28, 2023
Physical Therapist Assistant
May 11, 2023
May 12, 2023
Surgical First Assistant
June 1, 2023
June 2, 2023