Welcome to the of Health Professions Division

With 5 professionally accredited career programs: Mortuary Science, Paramedic, Physical Therapist Assistant, Registered Nursing and Respiratory Therapy, we offer a diverse grouping of health careers that provide many opportunities for entrance in the health care fields.  In addition, we offer 2 certificate programs, Practical Nursing and certified Medical Assistant, as well as stand-along courses for EMT and C.N.A.

The division has 50 full-time dedicated, credentialed and experienced faculty who work to provide the best learning environment.  The division is pleased with the student’s success on national licensure exams and employers satisfaction of our graduates. 

Emergency Medical Education

The Emergency Medical Education Department at KCKCC offers several programs to prepare students for a career in Emergency Medical Services. These are Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic

Fire Science

The mission of the Fire Science department is to provide a venturous and progressive modern educational experience in all aspects of fire protection and safety, leading to a useful associate degree or specific educational endeavor for all students regardless of gender.


Nursing MonitorThe KCKCC Nursing Program is a 2-year program that consists of four semesters (two spring and two fall). Thirty-nine credit hours of general education are also required, either before you start nursing, or while you are in nursing. To be accepted into our program, you must complete your science courses and math, and have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapy WeightsThe Physical Therapist Assistant program at KCKCC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association. Our program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree. The curriculum includes the general education requirements necessary for the associate degree and the physical therapist assistant program requirements.


Contact Information
Tiffany Bohm, D.P.T. - Dean of the Division of Health Professions

Mindy Nyp - Administrative Assistant

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