Interested in a career in one of the hottest fields around?
The health sciences programs
El Centro College can prepare you for a rewarding, in-demand position that will let you make a difference in other people’s lives.
Not quite sure which health science program you’re interested in? Check out the
Health Careers Resource Center and find the health science career that's right for you.
Allied Health Programs at El Centro College.
Work alongside cardiologists as you use sound waves to examine a patient’s heart and vessels.
Clean teeth, help to prevent dental disease, apply preventive agents and educate patients about good oral health.
Visualize internal organs, soft tissue structures and vessels using high-frequency sound waves as requested by physicians to diagnose patients.
Become an emergency health care professional. A rewarding and fast-paced career in medicine.
Help cardiologists perform complex diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Learn basic skills you'll need for allied health care programs plus the skills necessary to become a patient care technician
Use magnetism and radio frequency energy to visualize a wide variety of internal structures, such as the brain, spine, or shoulder joints.
Support the work of other health professionals— from taking medical histories to recording vital signs.
Perform medical research that helps unravel the mysteries of the human body.
Care for patients in need and help fill the shortage of nurses nationwide.
Build the technical knowledge and patient care skills required for a career as a radiologic technician.
Specialize in the management, treatment, evaluation and rehabilitation of people with breathing problems or diseases.
Assist surgeons in the fast-paced world of a hospital operating room.
Looking for other options? El Centro College offers additional programs in continuing education to get your started in your career or expand your skills.
Go from “higher ed” to “hired” with hands-on training that builds job-ready skills. You’ll learn from industry professionals in a small, supportive environment.
Spend less time in traffic and more time hitting the books. Choose from classes at seven colleges throughout Dallas County or completely online.
Ask anyone today how they are doing and they’ll often tell reply “busy.” Our colleges offer a variety of schedules to fit your availability.
A quality education shouldn’t come at a premium, and when it comes to value, DCCCD makes the grade. Graduate with knowledge, not debt.
You'll receive unparalleled quality at a tuition you can afford.