Our team of dedicated and enthusiastic faculty members are committed to providing premier educational programs to equip students with the intellectual, technical and professional competencies they require to excel and advance in in the areas of biological, chemical and environmental sciences; health professions including nursing, radiography, respiratory therapy and occupational therapy assistant; exercise science and personal trainer; landscape and horticultural technology; teacher education specializations and public health.
Our departments continue to evolve with the current technologies and industry standards while featuring traditional face-to-face teaching methods, hybrid instruction (both in-class and online), as well as online distance learning technologies to help both traditional and non-traditional students master the skills needed to launch an exciting career in the health professions and natural sciences. Teaching laboratories provide students with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art computer technology, software, specialized equipment, and simulation allowing them to gain experience with equipment utilized in the field. In addition, our commitment to conserving our natural resources through sustainable landscape design and management is shown in our Landscape and Horticultural Technology Building.
Most of our programs offer both associate degrees and certificates of achievement. Many faculty members maintain close relationships with local industry partners who support the college in various forms including donations, internships, and scholarships, and hire students after graduation. In addition, the college provides many articulation agreements which establish the course equivalences between the two-year and four-year institutions to ease the transfer process for students.
It is a pleasure to welcome you to our student-centered learning community that provides high quality education leading to a career in the health and natural science fields. If you can dream it, you can do it â€“ The School of Health Professions and Natural Sciences will be there every step of the way! Please let us know how our faculty and staff can assist you in reaching your goals.
Dr. Maria Isaza, Dean