Health Career

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) (Voucher Included)


Open Enrollment - start any time

Asynchronous - log into class any time of the day or night

540 course hrs - Self-paced - 12 months access

$2,795 - Tuition 

Start your career in healthcare as a Medical Assistant in a high-demand position!  Learn medical terminology, medical law and ethics, HIPAA rules, scheduling systems, patient check-in and check-out, contents of a medical record, anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, nutrition, phlebotomy theory, injections, and routine treatment and laboratory duties. 

Completers of the course will be able to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).  Completers are also referred to interviews for local positions through our partnership with North Country Hospital.

CPR Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

$75 - Tuition

 A healthcare provider BLS course for anyone in the patient care 

The American Red Cross offers BLS training for individuals and teams, and courses that are held entirely in person, or through our blended Simulation Learning experience, which combines online classwork with in-person skills sessions. You'll learn the best science-based information that includes the latest protocols, so you can deliver care to those in need and help improve patient outcomes. 

CPR/AED/First Aid Certification

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8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

$75 - Tuition

Heartsaver®  First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.  Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

Dental Assisting Program



Open Enrollment - start any time

$3,500 -  Tuition 

Train to become a dental assistant in as little as six months.  This hybrid program includes online learning as well as a paid dental assisting training position with a local dental practice which allows students to earn while they learn.  Online learning topics include dental health and disease, infection control, radiology, and dental office management.  Clinical skills include dental procedures and protocols, dental charting, laboratory procedures and safety, and clinical safety.  This program is a collaboration of the Vermont Adult Career & Technical Education Association and the Vermont State Dental Society.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

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Time: TBA

$1,000 - Tuition

This 140 hours course is designed to teach students with the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level, and prepare them for certification by the National Registry of EMTs.

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Orientation: Sept 12, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Tues. & Thurs. | Sept 14 - Dec 5**

4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Sat. | Sept 30, Oct 14, Nov 4, Nov 18

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$1,450 -  Tuition

(includes textbook, testing fees, and license)

This state-approved course focuses on essentials for nursing assistants and safe and effective practices in the health care setting. Students learn the basics of assisting patients, body mechanics, ethics, and communication, while preparing for the licensing exam. The written and skill LNA test is scheduled upon completion. Applicants must be able to pass a background check.

Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included)


Open Enrollment - start any time

Asynchronous - log into class any time of the day or night

370 course hrs - Self-paced - 12 months access

$2,995 - Tuition 

Medical billers and coders are in high demand. This course offers valuable training in legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts central to this field, including HIPAA compliance, official coding guidelines, and third-party payer requirements. You will also come to understand all phases of the revenue cycle—from patient registration through medical coding, claims submission, reimbursement, and collections. You will also learn common medical terminology to help you converse with others in healthcare easily and with confidence. You will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. Also presented are the disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune. 

Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA)

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Time: TBA

$1,450 - Tuition

(includes textbook)

This class is offered to LNAs who hold an unencumbered Vermont LNA license and have no fewer than 4000 hours of LNA experience, of which 2000 hours or one year must be in a long term care nursing facility. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED and successfully complete the TABE in Applied Mathematics Level D6.

Classroom (60 hours) North Country Career Center

Clinicals (40 hours) in facility

Pharmacy Technician  (Voucher Included)


Open Enrollment - start any time

Asynchronous - log into class any time of the day or night

400 course hrs - Self-paced - 12 months access

$2,495 - Tuition

Learn medical and pharmaceutical terminology, basic anatomy related to the pharmacology of medications, and pharmaceutical calculations. Get hands-on practice in retail pharmacy procedures through an online lab module. Learn what information is necessary to process prescriptions and physician orders and apply that knowledge to fill mock prescriptions. Other topics include ethics of pharmacy practice, patient care and interaction, and charges and reimbursement.

Students can also apply for a 100+ hour externship at a local Walgreens pharmacy.

Upon completion, sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam, offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), included in tuition.