Health Occupations

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Health and Wellness, General. 510001


The Health Occupations Certificate is designed as a preparation
program for students wishing to enter occupations in health careers
at a Maine Community College campus, a University of Maine
campus, or Maine private college health program. The program is
structured to encourage career exploration and provide guidance to
students of opportunities as they prepare to apply to their chosen
health degree program.
Successful completion of the program may qualify graduates to
transfer into a two or four-year health degree program. Transfer
programs could lead to a career in nursing, medical assisting,
physical therapy, phlebotomy, respiration therapy, health information
management, or radiology.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Washington County Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

One College Drive, Calais, Maine

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Name of Credential

Health Occupations Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV Federal Student Aid

Refund Policy

Admission Deposit $75
Refundable for a period up to 120 days prior to start of semester.
Room & Security Deposit $150
Refundable if financial obligations to the college have been met.
100 percent, if college cancels course.
100 percent, within 6 business days of semester start
50 percent, within 7-10 business days of semester start
No refund after 10 business days of semester 

(See College Catalog for additional Refund Policy Guidelines)

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$1,400.00 Estimate $700/semester textbook costs per program length of 1 year

Graduation Fees

$75.00 Graduation fee Spring semester

In-State/District Tuition

$2,880.00 Based on 15 credit hours per semester

Other Fees

$1,262.00 Academic Course Fees, Comprehensive Fees, Technical Course Fees

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$5,764.00 Based on 15 credit hours per semester at the out-of-state tuition rate of $192/credit hour

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

21-1094.00Community Health Workers
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

Phone Number

(207) 454-1000

Fax Number

(207) 454-1092

Web Address

Last Updated

Sep 13, 2022


Sep 13, 2022


Sep 13, 2024

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