All Rose State College health science programs require application and acceptance.
Clinical Laboratory Technology
As a professional technician you will learn to conduct lab tests that aid physicians in their diagnosis, management and treatment of disease. Students learn how to perform laboratory tests in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and various other clinical areas. Rose State has maintained an above average passing record on the national registry.
A two semester phlebotomy certificate is also available.
Students learn how to assist dentists chairside and how to perform laboratory procedures. Clinical exposure includes the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and private dental office rotations. Program completion ensures eligibility to take the Dental Assisting National Board Exam. Associate degree or certificate-only options available.
A registered dental hygienist is a licensed professional who, under the supervision of the dentist, provides a patient's preventative and therapeutic dental hygiene services. Graduation from this program ensures eligibility to take state, regional, and national licensure exams. The program consists of two years of professional education after completion of approximately one year of prerequisites.
Health Information Technology
Health information technicians are skilled in classifying, analyzing, and managing information needed by patients, care facilities, and insurers. This program is one of only two such accredited on-site programs in Oklahoma. Graduates will develop knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, and pharmacology and will be eligible to pursue national certification. Locally and nationally there is a shortage of trained professionals in this exciting field. Associate degree or certificate-only options are available.
A long term shortage of registered nurses is expected and job opportunities should grow in the coming years. The program of studies includes a strong clinical focus with flexible scheduling options. A graduate of this program is eligible to apply to the National Council Licensure Exam for licensure as a registered nurse. Our pass rates consistently exceed national and state averages.
A radiologic technologist is a health professional that produces diagnostic images, assists the radiologist in fluoroscopic procedures, processes images, and positions patients for diagnostic examinations. Radiographers are employed in acute care hospitals, medical clinics, and special diagnostic imagining centers, and demand is expected to grow 17% from 2008-2018. Graduates are eligible to take the national credentialing exam.
Respiratory therapists assess, treat, and care for patients with heart and lung disorders. You will study proper testing, medical device operation, and administration of cardipulmonary resuscitation, oxygen, medications, and chest physiotherapy. The program involves one year of professional education after completing one year of prerequisites. Graduates are eligible to take national credentialing exams.