Associate of Applied Science in Health Care Specialist / Nurse Aide
State Fair Community College

Program Details

SFCC offers the online AAS in Health Care Specialist with a concentration in Nurse Aide. This program includes all the courses from the Professional Certificate in Nurse Aide as well as general education courses in communications, math, social science, wellness, and other general education electives. Graduates of this program will have the skills necessary to work in all capacities of a long-term care facility.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Medical Terminology I & II
  • Technology and Health Care
  • Human Anatomy with Lab
  • Human Physiology with Lab
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Employment Strategies
  • First Aid, and more


This degree program requires 63.5 credits and clinical rotations for completion.

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Placement testing (ACT, Compass, or ACCUPLACER scores taken within the last 3 years may waive this requirement)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission