Medical Professions

What It's About


The Medical Professions Program is a two-year program that prepares students for a career in health occupations, placing an emphasis on those requiring an associate’s degree or obtaining professional certification. Focal points of the program include the skills associated with Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, EKG Technician, Medical Biller and Coder, and Pharmacy Technician.

The Medical Professions curriculum exposes students to an exciting variety of “in demand” health care careers. It provides theory, skills and real world experiences related to the role of the medical professional. This program will also provide the student with the confidence he/she will need to be successful in the health care field by enhancing their leadership, communication, and management skills.

  • Two students looking at a spine model
  • A student using a stethoscope
  • Two students working on another student.
  • A student checking the pulse of another student.

Things You Get To Do

  • Shadowing professionals at local hospitals, office settings and long-term care facilities
  • Experience one-on-one patient encounters
  • Teach younger students at area schools the importance of good health practices
  • Participate in Blood Pressure Clinics

Where It Can Lead

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Biller/Coder
  • Radiology Tech
  • Lab Tech
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

What You Can Earn

  • New York State Technical Endorsement on High School Diploma
  • CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • New York State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification

Go To College With Credits

  • Erie Community College
  • Jamestown Community College
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Where It's Held

  • Career and Technical Education Center at Olean
    1825 Windfall Rd., Olean, NY 14760-9303 | 716-376-8200