Our Programs

Allied Health

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Learn how to have a thriving career, while helping your community!

Allied Health Programs prepare local residents for health careers. In addition to academic offerings, Iḷisaġvik College collaborates with the Arctic Slope Native Association and the North Slope Borough in offering internship experience. Some programs will be offered as employment opportunities become available, for example, the Dental Assistant Trainee program and the Certified Nurse Aide and Personal Care Attendant training programs.

Students will learn skills such as identifying and asking focused questions, applying scientific methodology including observation, hypothesis formulation and testing, and evaluating evidence in laboratory, academic and everyday situations. Students will also perform mathematical calculations involving counting, arithmetical operations, algebra, and the evaluation of functions. Graduates will be able to demonstrate competency in the methodologies used to study living systems, with a focus on human biology. Walk away with these skills to improve the health of your local communities!

Admission Requirements & Prerequisites

Students must meet general admission requirements and meet criminal background check requirements necessary to work in the medical field. Allied Health courses may require separate admission requirements and acceptance.

Programs Offered

  • Dental Assistant Trainee Endorsement
  • Medical Coding Specialist Certificate
  • Associate of Science Degree, Allied Health
  • Associate of Arts Degree, Human Services Emphasis

Potential Careers

Just a few of the potential career paths: Biomedical Research Assistant, Psychiatric Technician, Substance Abuse Counselor, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Medical Records and Health Information Technician and much MORE!