Apply for a Health Career Program

Health career programs accept a limited number of students each year. Meet with a health career advisor (see below) to review admission requirements and start the application process.

Certificate Programs

Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)


Information Sessions

View the schedule.  Free Health Careers Information Sessions are offered several times a year at both the Des Plaines and Skokie campuses.


Health Career Program Application

(See page 2 of application for deadlines).

For more information about the application and enrollment process, call Student Recruitment & Outreach at 847.635.1835 or contact someone from the following list.

Health Career Contacts

Jennifer Crowley, Health Career Advisor
jcrowley@oakton.edu, 847.635.1844

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)
  • Medical Coding and Billing (HIT)
  • Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
  • Phlebotomy (PBT)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
  • Pharmacy Technician (MLT)


Kathleen Dynek
, BNAT Assessment and Advising Specialist
kdynek@oakton.edu, 847.635.1464

  • Basic Nurse Assistant Training (BNAT)

Jhosa Pagulayan, Program Chair
Jpagulay@oakton.edu, 847.376.7642

  • Elder Care Support (ECS)


Julie Rosenberg,
Health Career Advisor
jmrosenb@oakton.edu, 847.635.1266

  • Nursing (NUR)
  • Medical Office Assistant (MOA)

For information on the Horticultural Therapy
htcertificate@chicagobotanic.org