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Healthcare Degree and Certificate Programs

Choose from various Healthcare degree and certificate programs, which include CNA/CMA/HHA, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology and more.

WATC faculty offer knowledge, credentials and experience in their areas of expertise. Read our healthcare faculty bios here.

Associate of Applied Science (AAS): Typically a 2-Year Program
Technical Certificate (TC):  Typically a 1-Year Program
Certificate of Completion (COC): Usually completed in less than 1 semester

Or check out any of our over 75 Programs of Study to find the right program for you!

Program AAS TC COC
Certified Medication Aide (CMA) COC
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) COC
Dental Assistant AAS TC COC
Healthcare Administration & Management (NEW!) AAS  TC
Home Health Aide (HHA) COC
Medical Assistant AAS TC
Medical Coding  AAS  TC COC
Practical Nurse (LPN) TC
Registered Nurse (RN) ADRN
Surgical Technology AAS TC


  • Contact Information;Cmartin8@watc.edu316-677-1388Relevant Career Experience;CNA 1980 Wesley School of NursingLPN 1984 WATCRN 1993 BCCCTeaching Experience;Bethel House Training Institute 2009-2011Academic Interests;Geriatric NursingMed/Surg NursingCertifications;CAN/CMA Instructor 2004Assisted Living Operator 2010

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  • Faculty, CNACONTACT316.677.1919jrandle@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1124501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSWichita State University, Bachelor of ScienceGarden City Community College, Associates of ArtsKDADS, CMA/CNA/HHA InstructorKDADS, Kan Be Healthy CertifiedWashburn University, Hearing Screening TechUniversity of Washington, NCAST Mental Health TrainingRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE1 year, Practical Nurse Adjunct Instructor, WATC1 year,…

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  • Program Director, Dental AssistantCONTACT316.677.1813rwiebe@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # B1194501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSWichita State University, Associates of Science in Dental HygieneWichita State University, Bachelors of Science in Dental HygieneDental Hygiene Licensure, Kansas Dental boardCertified to Administer Anesthesia, KansasCertified Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant National BoardHealthcare Providers CRP Certification, American Heart…

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  • Dean of Nursing Contact316-677-1948gwithers@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1114501 E. 47th | Wichita, KS 67210| Degrees & CertificationsFort Hays State University, Bachelor of Science in NursingWichita State University, Master of Science in Nursing and Clinical Nurse SpecialistUniversity of Kansas, Doctorate of Nursing PracticeRelevant Career and Industry Experience8 yrs Nurse Aide27 yrs Registered Nurse –…

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  • Lead Human Anatomy and PhysiologyCONTACT316.677.1023kyork@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # G2164501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSCowley County Community College, Associates of Liberal ArtsCleveland Chiropractic College, Bachelor of ScienceCleveland Chiropractic College, Doctorate of ChiropracticRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE3 years, Adjunct Instructor3 years, Business Owner6 years, Practicing Doctor of ChiropracticTEACHINGBIO 150, Human Anatomy…

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  • Faculty/Program Director of Surgical Technology CONTACT316.677.1688lthreet@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # B1184501 E. 47th Street South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSSurgical Technology- Wichita Area Technical CollegeCertified Surgical Technologist RELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE12 Years as a Surgical Technologist 5 Years as a private Surgical Technologist for an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Currently the program director…

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  • Director, Practical Nurse ProgramCONTACT316.677.9400pplank@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # C1114501 E. 47th Street South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSFort Hays State University, Bachelor of Science in NursingWichita State University, Master of Science in NursingRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE36 years registered nurse working in the following areas:6 years, licensed adult care home administrator10 years, Staff…

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  • Medical Assistant ProgramCONTACT316.677.1909mdolan@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1104501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSUniversity of Central Missouri, Bachelor of Science in EducationWichita Area Technical College, Medical Assistant CertificateRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE15 years in the Education Field, Pre-K through High School8 years, Clinical Medical Assistant, Wichita Clinic/Via Christi ClinicTEACHINGMEA 117, PharmacologyMEA…

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  • Coordinator of Sciences and Allied HealthCONTACT316.677.1866lgrossman@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # H2034501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSBachelors of Arts from University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeScience Teaching Certificate Wichita State UniversityMasters of Environmental Science, emphasis biology and chemistry Wichita State UniversityRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCEResearch:Utilizing Chemical Analysis and MBI to Analyze Chemical Plume of…

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  • Assistant Professor, NursingCONTACT316.677.1892ukapacee@hotmail.comSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1094501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSGrace University Bachelor Of ArtsBethel College Bachelor of science in NursingThe University of Nebraska Medical Center, MSNRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE11 years, Home Health, OB, Research Assistant5 years, Nurse Practitioner, HCL System12 + Years of continuous teaching in…

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  • Instructor, Medical AssistantCONTACT316.677.1939dklassen@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1104501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSBethel College, Bachelor of ScienceRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE12 years, Staff Nurse, Homestead of Halstead, ALF (formerly Halstead Place, ALF)1 year, Nurse Manager, Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Halstead Hospital1 year, Case Manager, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas2…

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  • Lead Biology/Allied Health ProfessorCONTACT316.677.1930tkrehbiel@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # H2024501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSBethel College, Bachelor of HistoryWichita State University, Master of Curriculum and InstructionRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE10 years teaching High School5 years teaching at WATCTEACHINGBIO 110, Principles of BiologyBIO 160, MicrobiologyBIO 120, Environmental BiologyCHM 110, General ChemistryALH 110,…

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  • Faculty, Practical Nurse ProgramCONTACT316.677.1858klydick@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # C1114501 E. 47th Street South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSSouthwestern College, Bachelor of Science in NursingCertified Assisted Living OperatorRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE21 years, Registered Nurse in Long Term Care and Developmentally Disabled10 years – licensed Administrator in Long Term CareTEACHINGPNR 132 GerontologyPNR 135 Mental…

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  • Healthcare Science Faculty, CNA, CMA, HHACONTACT316.677.1859kmarkelionis@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # C1114501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSButler County Community College, Associate Degree in NursingSouthwestern Professional College, Bachelor of ScienceRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE8 years, Long Term Care Charge Nurse2 years Education Coordinator4 years Home Health and Hospice Case ManagerTEACHINGWATC, CNA, CMA,…

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  • Faculty, Practical Nurse ProgramCONTACT316-677-1049lgimler@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1134501 E. 47th Street South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSLabette Community College-Associates Degree of NursingSt. Mary of the Plains-Bachelor of Nursing Wichita State University-Master of Science in NursingRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCESt. Joseph Medical Center…

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  • Faculty, Practical Nursing ProgramCONTACT316.677.1329cprice@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1094501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSWATC, Licensed Practical NurseSt. Mary’s of the Plains, Associate Degree NursingTabor College, Bachelor of NursingRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE1986, Northeast Healthcare1987, St. Joseph Hospital1998, DaVita Dialysis2009, WATC to presentTEACHINGPNR 121 Foundations ClinicalPNR 123 Medical Surgical Nursing IPNR…

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  • Faculty, CNA, CMACONTACT316.677.1649syounger@watc.eduSouthside Education Center4501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSBachelor of Science in Nursing, Pittsburg State UniversityRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE20 years of working as an RN14 years of experience in long-term healthcare3 years teaching LPN at DCCC2 years teaching CNA at DCCCTEACHINGCNACMA

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  • Faculty, Practical Nurse Program-PCC CampusCONTACT620-450-2236debrat@prattcc.eduPratt Community College | Rm # 439348 NE SR 61 | Pratt, KS 67124DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSAssociates of Science in Nursing, Pratt Community CollegeAssociated of Science, Pratt Community CollegeRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCEStaff Nurse:Pratt Regional Medical Center – Medical, Surgical, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Obstetrical Unit, Nursing AdministrationQtech Nurses – (Traveling)House…

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  • Faculty, Practical Nurse Program-PCC CampusCONTACT620-450-2142johannab@prattcc.eduPratt Community College| Rm #441348 NE SR 61 | Pratt, KS 67124DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSMcLennan Community College-Associates Degree of NursingCardiac Rhythm Interpretation CertificationBalloon Pump Management CertificationPICC Line Certification12 Lead Interpretation CertificationRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE20 Years Nursing in ICU, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Interventional Cath lab, Medical Telem, ER & Long Term…

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  • Lead Faculty – Allied HealthCONTACT316.677.1939vpritchard@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # G2234501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSWichita State University, Master of Education/Exercise ScienceWichtia State University, Bachelor of Arts in Exercise ScienceKansas State University, Bachelor of Science in AgricultureNational Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)RELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE4…

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  • Director, Specialty Health ProgramsCONTACT316.677.1414Bbuchholz@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # B1214501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSSouthwestern College, Bachelor of ScienceCertified Medical Assistant CMA (AAMA)RELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE16 Years – Supervisor/Trainer Cardiovascular Services – Heart Catheterization Lab 2 Years – Dr. Roger Bond – Cardiology AssistantTEACHINGMEA101 – Professional IssuesMEA125 – Clinical Laboratory…

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  • Clinical Coordinator, NursingCONTACTSouthside Education Center4501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSWichita State University, Bachelor of NursingWichita State University, Master of NursingWichita State University, Master of Business AdministrationRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE4 years PN nursing instructor, Wichita Area Technical College2 years, Assistant Director of Nursing, Haysville Healthcare Center10years Medical Surgical Nurse, Susan B….

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  • Faculty, Practical Nursing ProgramCONTACT316.677.1302mnicholson@watc.eduSouthside Education Center | Rm # D1094501 E. 47thStreet South | Wichita, KS 67210DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONSNewman University, Bachelor of Science, NursingUniversity of San Francisco, Bachelor of Science, Human RelationsUniversity of San Francisco, Master of Science, Human Resource ManagementFort Hays State University, Master of Nursing– IN PROGRESSRELEVANT CAREER AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE5 years, clinical…

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