Temple College offers a variety of programs that prepare students to work in rewarding health professions. Students can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S) in six different fields: Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services, Nursing, Respiratory Care and Surgical Technology.
We also offer Certificate programs in Vocational Nursing at both our Temple and Taylor campuses, and EMT-Intermediate and Paramedic Certificate programs at our Temple and Hutto campuses. Surgical Technology Certificates as well as Advanced Technical Certificates in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Vascular Sonography are available in Temple.
Located along the bustling I-35 corridor, our clinical partners include Baylor Scott & White Health, one of the fastest-growing healthcare systems in the country, and the Central Texas VA Health Care System. Many other local clinics and medical facilities offer clinical experiences for our students as well.
Many of our faculty members are Temple College graduates with a sense of pride and commitment to providing their community with highly qualified health professionals. Students have on-campus access to state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories in our Health Sciences Center, which includes a contemporary 12-chair dental hygiene clinic and a a 9,800 square-foot Clinical Simulation Center
With consistently high student achievement outcomes and job placement rates, the Temple College health professions programs offer quality, value and guided pathways to lifelong learning.