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Medical Sciences



PPCC's Medical Sciences Pathway can take you to a variety of careers built around helping people. Whether it's taking blood, assisting in a surgical procedure or working in a pharmacy dispensing medicine, know that the difference you make in people's lives can be profound.
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What kind of Salary Can You Expect?

Dental Assistant

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Surgical Assistant

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Nurse

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Pharmacy Technician

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Job Growth

+16%

Careers in the medical field are expected to have a 16% growth, 2020–2030

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Projected Growth

30%

Careers for Nursing in Colorado are projected to grow 30% through 2028.

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Kimberly Moon

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There’s no point in making excuses. If you want it bad enough, you’re going to make it work. Pikes Peak Community College has changed my life. That’s just a fact.

Kimberly Moon
Mother of four and future nurse

Nursing

Rated as one of the #1 programs in the country, Pikes Peak Community College prepares its nursing students with the skills, technical competence, and know-how needed to find a rewarding career in an in-demand industry. PPCC’s four nursing programs include: Associate Degree in Nursing, nursing assistant, LPN to RN, and the RN to BSN.

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Surgical Technology

Become an integral member of a surgical team to deliver patient care before, during, and after surgery. PPCC’s program prepares students for an exciting career in surgical settings including hospital operating rooms, labor and delivery, cardiovascular, and many other specialties.

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Pharmacy Technician

Prepare for a career assisting licensed pharmacists with sterile compounding, making IV medications, organizing drug inventory, and performing authorizations for patients. PPCC, one of only a handful of programs in the state to offer an associate degree and they boast a 99% pass rate over the last 10 years on the national certification exam.

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Medical Reception and Coding

Attain a skill-set to become a part of a medical services team anywhere in the country. Students will learn about the health care system and medical terminology; apply administrative skills; and interpersonal skills to assist patients.

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Medical Sciences

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STILL DON’T KNOW WHERE TO LOOK?

That’s OK! We’ve got you covered with our academic advising and career services teams.

Academic Advising is for students who need some help getting started with Pikes Peak Community College. They can help guide you through how to select a major and get enrolled in classes.

Career Services is for students and potential students who want help in figuring out their career path. They can help you find and compare different career options that may suit you and your goals.

You don’t have to go it alone! At Pikes Peak Community College we’re here to help make your dreams come true. Connect with us and make it happen!