Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

Barbara Freund, PhD, School of Health Sciences Dean
Telephone: 626-585-3378
Fax: 626-585-7977

Train for a career in Health Services

Because of the aging population and expanding health care job market, there is a national and local shortage of health-care providers. Health Science professionals are in high demand and job choices and opportunities are abundant.

Professional Health Science careers are very flexible - you can choose from a variety of employment settings from any of the nine program areas. The work hours, scheduling and variety are very favorable in Health Sciences.

Health Science careers are also available in all settings: from the country to the city; from hospitals to private clinics. The School of Health Sciences offers certificates and degrees leading to dynamic and rewarding health careers in the nine program areas: Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Technician, Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nursing, and Certified Nursing Assistant.

PCC has a great reputation in our community for graduating professional, competent healthcare professionals. Our full- and part-time faculty and staff are committed to student success. Tutoring programs and campus lab activities support our student success efforts. Professional student organizations and community service projects also help students develop their leadership skills and forge new friendships.

Students who complete degrees and certificates in the School of Health Sciences are students who are committed to life-long learning, often continuing their education at a university. We are proud of the nationally accredited, recognized programs and faculty here at Pasadena City College. Please join us as we work to improve the health of our community.

School of Health Sciences

Please browse this web site for more information about a health career that interests you. We're here to serve your needs!!


Important Notice: The School of Health Sciences has been relocated from the U building. The main school office is located in Bungalow B6 at the Community Education Center, 3035 East Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107. All of the Nursing programs, the Medical Assisting program, the Anesthesia Technologist program, the Emergency Medical Technician program, and the Radiology Technology program have moved to the CEC location. Bungalow B6 is open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, and Dental Laboratory Technician are located on the main PCC campus. There is a satellite office for the School of Health Sciences in W204 that can provide program information and accept applications. The W204 office has very limited operating hours. Please call 626-585-3308 or 3378 prior to visiting the W204 office.