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Health Sciences programs study human biology, medical care, and support to help keep people healthy and offer assistance in emergencies. Graduates may be employed by private business, government, or work independently.

You can reach us Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm by phone at (310) 287-4464, email WLAC-HealthSci@laccd.edu and by clicking on the cards below (those who are online).

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Health Sciences Programs

Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate Additional Requirements
Addiction Studies AA C
Dental Assistant AS C
Health Science AS
Kinesiology AA-T AA
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Health Professions AA
Medical Assisting AS
Medical Assisting - Administrative C
Medical Assisting - Administrative and Clinical C
Medical Assisting - Clinical C
Nutrition and Dietetics AS-T
Paramedic C
Paramedicine AS
Pharmacy Technician AS
Pharmacy Technician - Advanced C
Pharmacy Technician - Basic C
Public Health AS-T

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in West's Allied Health Programs. We provide quality, respected education and training so you can begin or advance your career in healthcare. Graduates from our specialized license and certification programs provide valuable healthcare services in a variety of settings including hospitals, doctors' or dentists' offices, pharmacies, fire departments, private ambulance services, and more.

To receive information on our programs, click here. (online form)

Or you can click the program titles below for more information!

Programs Offered

DEGREE / CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

Two Students of Public Health Science

Entry Level Programs

Advanced Programs


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Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

The Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene provides the opportunity to enter into a variety of dental health positions in teaching, research, administration, public health, private industry, and other areas of hygiene practice, as well as application for entry into degree programs such as Master's in Dental Hygiene, Public Health, Oral Biology or Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice.

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Continuing Education Classes For Professionals


Continuing Education Courses

West Los Angeles College is a California Dental Board approved C.E. provider, offering courses in Dental Radiation Safety, 8-Hour Infection Control, and Pit and Fissure Sealants.

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Dental Hygene Class
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RDHAP Program

This program prepares registered dental hygienists to become licensed to operate a private practice providing dental hygiene services in homes, schools, residential facilities, and underserved areas.

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Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)


Dental Hygiene Degree Students

EMT/Paramedicine

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Program Questions?

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Health Sciences & Kinesiology DIVISION CHAIR

Carlos Sermeno

CONTACT

Mondays to Fridays: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Phone: (310) 287-4464
Email: WLAC-HealthSci@laccd.edu