Public Safety, Health and Wellness

Do you want to help people maintain or improve their overall health and fitness? Do you want to better ensure communities remain safe and healthy? Consider earning a degree or certificate in Public Safety, Health, and Wellness where you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to work in health care, emergency services, law enforcement, or fire management.

Types of Degrees and Certificates Learn more
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer
AA/AS Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree
CA Certificate of Achievement
AS Associate of Science Degree
SC Skills Certificate
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer
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    Administration of Justice

    Find out how to reduce crime, uphold the law, and promote justice. You can specialize in law enforcement, working with the courts, or in corrections.
    AS-T AA/AS CA
    Administration of Justice
  • Six students listening to instructor explain a nursing technique

    ADN to BSN Collaborative – BSN Merger

    In collaboration with California State University Sacramento (CSUS), we offer selected Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students an opportunity to pursue their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree concurrently during the ADN program.
    ADN to BSN Collaborative – BSN Merger
  • Two smiling female allied health students wearing scrubs

    Allied Health

    Are you looking for a job in healthcare? Become a Clinical Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT and more.
    AS CA
    Allied Health
  • Firefighting students dressed and ready to fight fires

    Fire Technology

    Get all the skills you will need to start your career in the fire service. You will learn how to ensure safety and minimize the loss of life and property on a daily basis.
    AA/AS CA AS SC
    Fire Technology
  • Firefighting student practices using fire hose as instructor and students observe

    Firefighter 1 and 2 Academy

    The goal of the Sierra College Regional Firefighter Academy is to give you the tools, training and education you’ll need to be hired as a certified firefighter by a professional fire service agency.
    CA
    Firefighter 1 and 2 Academy
  • Student in weight room using weights.

    Health Education

    Interested in promoting a healthy lifestyle? Study disease, exercise and nutrition. Learn about birth control methods and human sexuality.
    Health Education
  • Allied Health students sitting at desks in classroom wearing Sierra College navy blue EMT polo shirts

    Health Sciences

    Get the knowledge and skills you need to work in healthcare. Earn your EMT certification to work in emergency medical services or start your career as a doctor, nurse and more.
    AS CA SC
    Health Sciences
  • Students using medicine balls and body weight to build strength

    Kinesiology

    Study physical activity from psychological and social perspectives. Explore physical fitness, healthy weight management, exercise and nutrition.
    AA-T CA
    Kinesiology
  • Nursing students practicing techniques using simulated patient

    LVN to RN Upward Mobility Program

    The LVN to RN Upward Mobility Program is a one or one and a half-year, full-time program for currently licensed vocational nurses to become registered nurses.
    LVN to RN Upward Mobility Program
  • Seven students wearing scrubs while watching peers practice on simulated patient

    Medical Assisting

    Interested in a job in healthcare? Medical assisting may be for you. Medical assistants work alongside doctors, and usually work in outpatient medical offices and clinics.
    CA
    Medical Assisting
  • Male and female nursing students encircling a simulated patient while listening and learning from their instructor

    Nursing

    Do you love to help people and have a strong background in science and math? Gain the skills and knowledge to enter a flexible, challenging and well-paying career.
    AA/AS
    Nursing
  • Nutrition Food Science instructor leading class in industrial kitchen

    Nutrition and Food Science

    Help people choose healing foods or work for schools and businesses. Become a nutrition and fitness expert and make your community healthy and happy.
    AS-T
    Nutrition and Food Science
  • Hands of phlebotomy student inserting IV into patient's arm

    Phlebotomy

    The Phlebotomy program provides education and skills training for students who are interested in pursuing a career as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT-1).
    CA
    Phlebotomy
  • Male student practicing nursing techniques on female patient

    Precertification Nursing Assistant Training

    The Precertification Nursing Assistant Training Program is a one semester (16 week) course that helps prepare students to become clinical nursing assistants (CNA).
    Precertification Nursing Assistant Training
  • Nursing students practicing rounds using simulated patient to check vitals

    Registered Nursing

    Receive pre-licensure education in this two-year, full-time program that will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN exam.
    AA/AS
    Registered Nursing

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