- Health Professions
Welcome to the Health Professions Office
The Health Professions Office at Navarro College provides specialized advising and other services to students who are interested in pursuing a health profession after graduation. Our primary goal is to provide support so that students can navigate a process that can be complicated, in part because there are many different health-related career options.
OUR HEALTH PROFESSION PROGRAMS
We offer certifications, associates, and bachelor's health programs. In addition to classroom lectures, our programs offer clinical training opportunities in a variety of settings to ensure our students have exposure to a multitude of professional opportunties. Choose one of our academic programs to learn more about the variety of health care careers available through Navarro College. Learn about the requirements, pre-requisitie courses, the application process, and special clinical requirements needed for participating in your program of choice.
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HEALTH PROFESSION SCHOLARSHIPS
Each year the Health Professions Office gives thousands of dollars in scholarships to our students. Below you will find information about each award, including the selection criteria. We invite students - both prospective and current students - to apply for our competitive scholarships.
Joe and Shirley Nussbaum Nursing Scholarship
Established for Navarro College students who are enrolled in the ADN or LVN program.
Louis and Ann Wolens Health Professions Scholarship
Funded by the estate of Louis and Ann Wolens to assist students in the nursing, MLT, OTA, and PTA programs.
Melanie Ashmore Scholarship
Assists ADN students who are residents of Freestone, Limestone or Navarro County.
Dr. Earl and Mrs. Margaret Kinzie Memorial Scholarships
Established to award recipients who are in the ADN and LVN program.
Ollie Bius Memorial Scholarship
Established for ADN students who are Navarro County residents.
Ruth Nobles Memorial Scholarship
Recipients must be an African-American student in the ADN or LVN program.
The Bob and Beanie McElroy Nursing Scholarship
Assists students who are enrolled in the LVN, ADN, LVN-to-RN Bridge, or RN-to-BSN program.
United Methodist Women Grace Swinborn Jaynes Memorial Scholarship
Funded by the United Methodist Women's Auxiliary in Corsicana, the scholarship awards recipients who are single mothers enrolled in the ADN or LVN program.
Prospective and Current Students: Complete the college's scholarship application to be considered for these scholarships.
Health Professions programs at Navarro College are accredited by the following agencies:
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) – Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) – Texas Board of Nursing (BON)
Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) – Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Navarro College is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.
Navarro College represents itself accurately to all U.S. Department of Education recognized accrediting agencies with which it holds accreditation and informs those agencies of any change of accreditation status, including the imposition of public sanctions. The Vice President of Academic Affairs, who also serves as SACSCOC liaison, is responsible for notification of accreditors when a change in accreditation status occurs.