Do you feel the most at home when helping others? As a Healthcare Assistant, you'll play a key role in assisting patients with many aspects of daily life. Gwinnett Tech's Healthcare Assistant certificate program teaches you the foundation for working in the healthcare industry and jobs in this field are in high demand. You'll learn basic healthcare fundamentals to help others.
This program is offered at Gwinnett Tech's Alpharetta-North Fulton Campus as well as our Lawrenceville Campus.
Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.
For information on gainful employment, please see here.
View our course catalog and check out these offerings:
- Top Jobs
- Advisory Board
There are no degrees available for this program.
There are no diplomas available for this program.
CPR for the Healthcare Provider
Patient Care Technician
Steve MoyersDean of Health SciencesSMoyers@gwinnetttech.eduext 6732Holly SandersProgram Director Allied Health Scienceshsanders@gwinnetttech.eduext 6260
Healthcare assistants can work in a wide range of healthcare settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation assisted living facilities, and home care agencies.
Healthcare Assistant Advisory Board
Jessica Ennis, BA,CMA (AAMA)
Medical Assisting Program Director, Gwinnett Tech
David James Newton, MPH, NREMT-P
EMS Clinical Coordinator, Gwinnett Tech
Janice McClure, RN, EdD
Dean, Nursing Sciences, GTC
Carolyn Diane Paulus, CMA (AAMA)
North Atlanta Endocrinology and Diabetes
Melinda DeCosta, CNA, CPT
Nichelle Broughton, LPN, BS
Instructor PCT Program, Gwinnett Tech
Karla Utterback, CST
Christi A. Laurent, RN MSN
PCT Program Director, Gwinnett Tech
Terry Forrest, MBA, CMA (AAMA)
Medical Assisting Clinical Coordinator, Gwinnett Tech
James Rafferty, CST
Surgical Technology Clinical Coordinator, Gwinnett Tech
Amy Weaver, CDA
Dental Assisting Instructor, Gwinnett Tech