If you want to help people live better, safer, healthier lives, then Kapi‘olani Community College’s Health Education programs will prepare you for health-related careers in hospitals, healthcare centers, medical and dental offices, and in the community.
Our Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Services, and Nursing departments offer degrees and certificates designed to give you comprehensive training in various healthcare fields and the flexibility you need to pursue your goals.
If you are ready to find the program that is right for you, select the program below that meets your current goals.
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) is a challenging and rewarding program that prepares students to provide life-saving care in emergency situations. With a focus on developing technical skills and a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in clinical and field settings. Graduates of this program are prepared to pursue careers as Emergency Medical Technicians, Mobile Intensive Care Technicians, or continue their education in the medical field.
Health Sciences is a diverse program that provides students with a broad understanding of the healthcare industry and prepares them for careers in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, public health agencies, and research institutions. With a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and healthcare administration, students have the opportunity to explore different areas of healthcare and gain hands-on experience through internships and other clinical experiences. Graduates of this program are well-equipped to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing healthcare landscape and make a positive impact on the lives of others.
Nursing is a rigorous and rewarding program that prepares students for a career in the healthcare field. With a focus on developing technical skills and a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and nursing theory, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in clinical and simulation settings. Graduates of this program are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) and become Registered Nurses (RNs), providing compassionate care and making a positive impact on the health and well-being of their patients.