Link to Kirkwood Community College
Program-Surgical Technology Medical Transcritpion Program - Diagnostic Assistant Program - Paramedic Program - Medical Laboratory Technology Program - Dental Hygiene Program - Occupational Therapy Assistant Program - Physical Therapist Assistant Program - Medical Assisting Program - Dental Assisting Program - Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Program - Respiratory Therapist Program - Dental Technology Program - Pharmacy Technician

The demand for health care professionals is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health is the second fastest growing employment field. Kirkwood prepares students to be a part of this vital, growing profession by offering Allied Health programs that keep pace with technological advances and changes in health care. Our close affiliation with major health care institutions in the area offers excellent clinical training in all areas of specialization. Allied Health programs lead to certification or licensure appropriate to the particular career. All of our programs are taught by health care professionals and include clinical and/or practicum experience.

Allied Health Programs:
Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene
Dental Technology

Health Informatics
Health Information Technology
Medical Transcription

Patient Care
Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
Medical Assisting
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Respiratory Therapist
Surgical Technology

Other Health Programs:
Diagnostic Assistant (Mercy/St. Luke's Rad. Tech. Program)
Medical Laboratory Technology (No longer admitting new students.)
Pharmacy Technician

High School Program:
High School Health Academy
PTA & OTA Career Academies at the Linn County Regional Center