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Health Programs

Highlands College Health Programs prepare students to meet the highest standards necessary to succeed in the healthcare industry. We strive to assist students with educational preparation through the integration of technology, communications, problem-solving, and technical skills.

The Health Programs blend theory with practice to assure the opportunity for students to gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in specific healthcare jobs. Work-based learning opportunities through clinical experiences and practicum's are provided with each program.


medical assistant
Medical Assistant, A.A.S.

Medical Assistants are trained in both front office administrative skills as well as and back office clinical skills to assist healthcare practitioners with administering to the needs of patients.

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.
Radiologic Technology A.A.S.

Radiologic Technologists are medical professionals who perform diagnostic imaging examinations and administer radiation therapy treatments using X-Ray equipment to produce images of the tissue, organs, bones and vessels of the body.

Certified Nursing Assistant
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is offered by Highlands College Health Programs.

CTS — Behavioral Health Technician
CTS — Behavioral Health Technician

Highlands College is offering a CTS (Certificate of Technical Studies) of Behavioral Health Technician. This is a 15 credit certificate completed over one semester. Courses are online developed for distance delivery. One small aspect of the course requires onsite physical education relating to patient safety.

HealthCare Montana

Highlands College is a proud participant in HealthCare Montana, a partnership between the Montana Department of Labor and Industry and many of Montana’s two-year colleges. The partnership builds a pathway to training programs that will meet the current and future needs of organizations in one of Montana’s key economic sectors—healthcare. Learn more at