Careers in Health Care



Our Graduates

  • Are employed in clinics, laboratories, medical and dental offices, hospitals, home health care agencies, nursing homes and other residential care facilities.
  • Consistently excel in licensing and certification exams.
  • Understand the changing conditions and new directions of health care services.
  • Take professional pride and personal satisfaction in their career choices and their educational experience at Middlesex.

Our Faculty and Clinical Instructors

  • Use new technologies as learning tools.
  • Have professional experience in their fields.
  • Prepare students to enter the work force or transfer to baccalaureate programs.

Our Students

  • Come from many different communities and cultural backgrounds.
  • Receive individual attention and peer support.

Health Programs at Middlesex

  • Use state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment.
  • Have a reputation for excellent education and training in 12 medical/dental specialty areas.
  • Get regular input from advisory boards whose members are executives and experts in health fields.

Standard Skills

The Fact Sheet for each health program includes a list of standard skills required for performing duties in various professional and technical positions of that particular health field. These are not conditions for admission to the program, but they do indicate abilities and characteristics that are necessary for successful completion of the requirements of the health programs at Middlesex Community College. The college complies with the requirements and spirit of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Therefore, to the extent practicable, the college will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation for a student with a disability who is otherwise qualified.

Standards of Professional Behavior

General behavioral standards that apply to individuals working or preparing to work as health care professionals and technologists.

  • Perform duties safely, effectively and calmly, even in stressful situations.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Be cooperate and collaborative in teamwork.
  • Be polite, tactful and respectful with all patients, families, supervisors and co-workers.
  • Be comfortable and courteous interacting with people of all cultural backgrounds.
  • Be very attentive to personal hygiene, cleanliness and neatness of appearance.

Last Modified: 6/10/16