Healthcare Area of Interest

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Welcome to the HEALTHCARE Area of Interest.  Below are the programs related to Healthcare along with some key points about each of them.  To learn more about a specific program, click the program title or program image below.


BBCC Medical Assistant 7Medical Assistant (MA)

  • Provides graduates with clinical knowledge and skills to support medical offices in a broad range of areas including medical examinations and phlebotomy, billing insurance providers, and providing patient education.
  • State compliant and regionally accredited
  • Certificate of Achievement (45+ credits) and AAS degree options

Big Bend Community College Accounting ProgramMedical Office and Billing Support Services (BIM)

  • This program is designed for students who are interested in specializing in the medical office administration and billing. This program includes a combination of medical knowledge, accounting and business skills, and computer applications
  • Multiple certificates available  while progressing toward the completion of the AAS degree options

medical recordsMedical Records and Healthcare Information

  • This program provides a solid foundation in important medical science concepts, computer applications, healthcare coding classifications, and information management
  • Multiple credentials available including a one-year certificate, AAS degree and option to pursue a Bachelor of Applied Science

Big Bend Community College Medical Simulation 2Medical Simulation (SIM)

  • Combines the use of technology and needs of modern medical training to drive simulations for professionals practicing nursing care, surgical procedures, general medicine, emergency response, and many more.
  • Associate of Applied Science Transfer (AAS-T) degree aligned with Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM)

Nursing StudentNursing (NUR)

  • Regionally accredited Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) 
  • Offers Nursing Assistant course (one quarter class)
  • Option to transfer upon completion of Associate of Arts & Science (AA&S) degree for students interested in completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

StethoscopePre-Professional Transfer (Pre-MED)

  • Pre-medicine includes those careers that require obtaining graduate-level training and education (doctorate degree)
  • Students interested in becoming medical doctors, pharmacists, dentists, optometrists and related careers generally earn a bachelor of science (BS) in biology and/or chemistry
  • BBCC offers Associate of Science Transfer (AS-T) degrees in Pre-Biology or Pre-Chemistry
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