Health Occupations

Important Notice!

No recency requirement for Science courses. Science courses are NOT required to be within 5 years. Beginning Spring 2015 entry into the PT and VN program will require a CNA certificate.

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program Director: Cynthia Harrison, RN, MS
RN Office phone: 408-855-5340
HWI Office phone: 408-855-5216

VN Program Director: Judith Berkley, APRN-FNP
Tel: 408-855-5386

PT Program Director: Ann Cowels, RN, MS
Tel: 408-855-5377
AH Director: Myra Sternlieb, MSN, BSN, RN, DSD
Tel: 408-855-5303

Department Chair: Ann Cowels, RN, MS
Tel: 408-855-5377
Counseling: 408-855-5030 
Division: Applied Sciences
Div Chair: Janice Morgan

Mission College offers several areas of study resulting in certificates, degrees, or licensure in the field of Health Occupations. These include Nursing Assistant (NA), Home Health Aide (HHA), Community Health Worker, Psychiatric Technician (PT), Vocational Nursing (VN), and Registered Nursing (RN) programs. Each program is unique with its own required prerequisites, course work, labs, and clinical studies.



This department maintains industry ties through an Advisory Committee.