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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2012-2013 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing & Allied Health

Butler County Community College offers specialized programs in the fields of health including Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant and Nursing, R.N.

Each health program has its own criteria for admission. Students must apply and be accepted into these programs, meeting all requirements in order to pursue a degree in these areas. See specific instructions under each program.


The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208; Phone: 312-553-9355.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

The Nursing Program is fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). 


Massage Therapy, Certificate 
Medical Assistant, A.A.S. 
Medical Assistant, Certificate 
Nursing, R.N., A.A.S. 
Paramedic, A.A.S. 
Paramedic, Certificate 
Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S. 
Technical Trades - Massage Therapy Management Option, A.A.S. 
Technical Trades - Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.