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Health Foundations

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

The Health Foundation Certificate was designed to offer you a broad knowledge base in applied healthcare. Upon completion, you will have the ability to take the State examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant which can lead to employment in acute or long-term care facilities.

If you decide you'd like to continue into another healthcare field, you'll have completed coursework that builds or supports other advanced certificate or degree options in career fields like dental hygiene, dental assisting, diagnostic medical sonography, nursing (practical or registered nurse), surgical technology, physical therapy assistant, respiratory therapy or radiography.


Earning Potential

With an aging population, jobs as a Certified Nursing Assistant are expected to grow over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $26,000 a year.


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Likely Careers

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
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About Delta's Program

Program costs

Total credits: 24

Fee Cost
In-district tuition $2,692
Out-district tuition $4,192
Books and supplies $1,200
Off-campus room and board $4,122

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

Michigan

80% of grads from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 97% live in Michigan.


Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: