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Health Foundations - Advanced Certificate

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Program Code: CHA.20530

Advanced Certificate: Upon completion of the Health Foundation Certificate you will have established a broad knowledge base that can lead to potential healthcare careers. The certificate allows an individual to complete coursework that builds or supports other advanced certificate or degree options in career fields like dental hygiene, dental assisting, diagnostic medical sonography, nursing (registered nurse and practical nurse), surgical technology, physical therapist assistant, respiratory therapy or radiography. The individual will also have the ability to take the State examination and then meet the requirements to become a certified nursing assistant which can lead to employment in acute or long-term care areas.

Fall First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 13

Winter First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 11

Total Credits: 24


  1. The student should meet with an Academic Advisor or Counselor to align the health foundation certificate with another program of study, if that is the student's goal, to assure that they are meeting program specific requirements.
  2. All courses will require a “C” minimum grade to earn the advanced health foundation certificate. However, program specific requirements in related degrees may require higher grade requirements in order to gain admission into the specific program.
  3. Some courses have prerequisite courses or reading, writing and math levels that must be attained through assessment testing before enrollment in the course.
  4. The CNA course requires completion of a criminal background check that must be approved before entering the clinical agency.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Delta College

Undergraduate certificate in Health Foundations Advanced Certificate
Program Length: 1 year

Students graduating on time

0% of Title IV students complete the program within 1 year1

Program Costs*

$2,692 for in-state tuition and fees

$4,192 for out-of-state tuition and fees

$1,200 for books and supplies

$4,122 for off-campus room and board

Other Costs:

No other costs provided.

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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

48% of students who attend this program borrow money to pay for it2

The typical graduate leaves with

N/A*in debt3

The typical monthly loan payment

N/A*per month in student loans with N/A*interest rate4.

The typical graduate earns

Not provided per year after leaving this program5

Graduates who got jobs

0% of program graduates got jobs according to the state job placement rate7

Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

Nursing Assistants

Licensure Requirements6

This program meets licensure requirements in


Additional Information:

No additional notes provided.

Date Created: 6/15/2017

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  1. The share of students who completed the program within 100% of normal time (1 year).

  2. The share of students who borrowed Federal, private, and/or institutional loans to help pay for college.

  3. The median debt of borrowers who completed this program. This debt includes federal, private, and institutional loans.

  4. The median monthly loan payment for students who completed this program if it were repaid over ten years at a NA* interest rate.

  5. The median earnings of program graduates who received Federal aid.

  6. Some States require students to graduate from a state approved program in order to obtain a license to practice a profession in those States.

  7. State Job Placement Rate:

    Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:


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    What types of jobs were these students placed in?

    The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Any jobs

  8. Positions that recent completers were hired for include: n/a

    When were the former students employed?

    This rate is based on program completers who were already employed or within six months of completion

    How were completers tracked?

    Graduation application survey and follow up survey

  9. Accreditor Job Placement Rate: N/A


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