Advanced Technical Certificates

Valencia College offers Advanced Technical Certificates. An Advanced Technical Certificate is an extension of a specific Associates degree program. Students who have already received an eligible Associates degree and are seeking a specialized program of study to supplement their associate degree may seek an Advanced Technical Certificate to enhance their skills in a specialty area.

Valencia College offers Advanced Technical Certificates which may lead to our Bachelor degree programs.

 


An Advanced Technical Certificate might be for you if:
  • You want to continue your education beyond the Associate level.
  • You have already received an eligible Associate degree and are seeking a specialized program of study.


Computed Tomography (CT)

The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in CT is for health professionals who have completed an associate degree, or higher, in Radiography, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine Technology from a regionally accredited institution.

The Computed Tomography (CT) Certificate can lead to a Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences for students who meet the specific Bachelor’s degree requirements.

Potential Career

  • CT Technologist

Echocardiography (ECHO)

The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Echocardiography is for health professionals who have completed an associate degree, or higher, in Cardiovascular Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nursing, Radiography or Respiratory Care from a regionally accredited institution.

The Echocardiography Certificate can lead to a Bachelor’s degree in Cardiopulmonary Sciences or in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences for students who meet the specific Bachelor’s degree requirements.

Potential Careers

  • Echocardiographer
  • Echocardiography Technologist
  • Cardiac Sonographer

Leadership in Healthcare

The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Leadership in Healthcare is for health professionals who have completed an associate degree, or higher, in Cardiovascular Technology, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services, Health Information Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Radiation Therapy, Radiography or Respiratory Care from a regionally accredited institution.

The Leadership in Healthcare Certificate can lead to a Bachelor’s degree in Cardiopulmonary Sciences or in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences for students who meet the specific Bachelor’s degree requirements.

Potential Careers

  • Administrative and Supervisory Duties in Healthcare Professions
  • Leadership Roles in Healthcare

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Magnetic Resonance Imaging is for health professionals who have completed an associate degree, or higher, in Radiography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology or Radiation Therapy from a regionally accredited institution.

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate can lead to a Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences for students who meet the specific Bachelor’s degree requirements.

Potential Career

  • MRI Technologist

Mammography

The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Mammography is for health professionals who have completed an associate degree, or higher, in Radiography from a regionally accredited institution.

The Mammography Certificate can lead to a Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic and Imaging Sciences for students who meet the specific Bachelor’s degree requirements.

Potential Career

  • Mammographer

Vascular Sonography

The Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Vascular Sonography is designed for individuals who are currently certified in sonography (ARDMS or ARRT) or Echocardiography (ARDMS or CCI) and hold an eligible degree from a regionally accredited institution. Students completing this advanced technical certificate will gain knowledge and skills toward eligibility for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) vascular technology exam and employment opportunities as credential vascular technologists.

With the exception of lab and clinical practicums, this is an online program.

Potential Careers

  • Vascular Technologist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Cardiovascular Technician
  • Sonographer
  • Cardiac Sonographer
  • Ultrasound Technologist

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  Program Requirements

This ATC program is limited-access. Visit the catalog for admission requirements.


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