Please contact the Health Careers Division for Psychiatric Technician, Vocational Nursing, and EMT program information. 559-791-2321
Welcome to the PC
Health Careers Department
The Health Careers Division is an integral part of Porterville College and the nursing faculty endorses the institutional mission and goals.
The faculty envisions that the Porterville College Division of Health Careers will be distinguished as:
- A center of academic excellence grounded in the most innovative nursing education.
- A statewide and regional center for nursing education, practice expertise, and leadership.
- An organization that collaborates in community development, fosters cooperative efforts, and cultivates partnerships.
Health Careers Mission Statement
Porterville College's Health Careers Division serves to support the overall mission of the college. With students as our focus, Health Careers faculty and staff strive to provide world-class health education through a variety of discipline-specific programs, which include registered and vocational nursing, psychiatric technology, and emergency medical technology. Each of our programs are designed and taught utilizing strategies and methodologies which encompass the learning needs of a very diverse student population. All healthcare programs strive to prepare culturally competent, ethical, and caring healthcare professionals for service within our community. Faculty seeks to create an educational atmosphere of mutual respect, support, and collaboration, which fosters and promotes student learning and achievement and eliminate personal barriers to success.