Health Careers & Public Service Programs

With technology and medical advances being improved every day and people living longer, health professions are the fastest growing careers in the job market. In addition to the array of opportunities within the field from nursing to nuclear medicine and surgical assistants to X-ray technologists – working in the medical profession also is personally rewarding.

Students at Triton College receive the educational foundation as well as clinical experience in a variety of venues that prepares them for the working world. Triton has on-campus facilities and laboratories in addition to strong relationships with local and regional health care systems and hospitals. Together, these provide the best possible educational background for students.

Triton's innovative programs and teaching strategies prepare competent, caring, adaptable, critical thinking health care professionals.

Our Mission Statement
The School of Health Careers and Public Service Programs recognizes the needs of the community it serves by providing quality educational programs facilitated by experienced professionals who empower diverse learners leading to multiple careers in patient care and public service.

Complete the MANDATORY application for Triton College.

In addition to fulfilling the selective admission health program requirements, candidates must complete the following general admission requirements:  complete a Triton College application, submit applicable transcripts, take placement exams or demonstrate course equivalency, and complete new student orientation.

Triton College Application

Complete the MANDATORY Selective Admission Application for Health Careers

Health Careers Information Session Schedule 2020

Health Careers Application

Complete the MANDATORY Selective Admission Application for Nursing or LPN to RN Careers

Nursing Application

School of Health Careers and Public Service Programs include:

  • Allied Health
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Technology
  • Fire Science
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technology

Links to each department are listed in the toolbar on the left side of this page. Contact the appropriate Coordinator whose contact information is listed at the bottom of each department page.

Contact Information

Pamela Harmon
Pamela Harmon
Interim Dean of Health Careers & Public Service Programs

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3712