Allied Health Programs

Certified Nursing Assistant

This program prepares the student as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Through classroom studies, lab, and clinical practice, the student will be prepared to assist the nurse in providing care for the resident/patient.

Program Details:

  • Approximately 10-11 weeks (One Semester)
  • Separate testing fee for New York  State Certification Exam
  • Brentwood, Farmingdale and Hempstead Locations

Pre-Nursing Assistant

The program is an introduction to the Certified Nursing Assistant program. The instruction will include a basic nursing assistant core program along with communications and documentation skills, computer literacy, workplace math and language and professional development.


Program Details:

  • Approximately 13 weeks (One Semester)Pre-CNA student will earn American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Certificate
  • Eligibility to advancement into Nursing Assistant Accelerated Program
  • Each Student must maintain a passing grade of 75%, and 85% on the final exam
  • Students who complete the Advance Nursing Assistant Accelerated Summer Program will be eligible to take the NYS Certified Nursing Assistant Exam.

Pharmacy Technician

The course content combined with successful program completion qualifies the student to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) administered by the PTCB. The student will become a nationally certified Pharmacy Technician and be able to hold the designation of CPhT.

Program Details:

  • Approximately 14-15 weeks (One Semester)
  • Separate testing fee for Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
  • Farmingdale and Brentwood Locations!


Physical Therapy Aide

Rehabilitation Aides will typically perform work delegated by licensed physical and occupational therapists in accordance with state rules and regulations.

Program Details:

  • Assist in treatment in hospitals, rehabs, and outpatient offices
  • Supervise patient exercises and modalities
  • Be more involved in the home care setting
  • Learn office management techniques

Time: 8 weeks

Emergency Medical Technician

This program leads to State Certification as an EMT-B. All students must have a valid NYS Driver License. Students are trained to provide care in life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions and to prevent further harm before a patient is moved. Students complete a rigorous course including didactic and practical instruction as required by New York State.

Program Details:

  • Approximately 14 weeks (One Semester)
  • Separate testing fee for New York State Certification Exam
  • Farmingdale Location Only!

Security Guard plus CPR/AID Certification

This program provides students with instruction leading to the NYS requirements for a Security Guard License.

Program Details:

  • Security guards protect property against theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity
  • Security guards work in a wide variety of places, including public buildings, retail stores, and office buildings
  • Requirements: No high school diploma requirement. Entrance exam TABE

Time: 7 days!!