Welcome to the Web page for the Health, Business and Public Service Division! The Mission of the Health, Business and Public Service Division is to: The mission of the Health, Business, and Public Service Division is to provide pathways to student educational and professional success. The division exists to provide challenging, competitive courses and programs of study which prepare graduates to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce and be competitive in a global/international environment. The Health, Business & Public Service Division has 4 departments: Allied Health Karen Moorman, Chair The Allied Health department has 7 Programs: Health Information Management Medical Assisting Nuclear Medicine Technology Paramedic Radiography Respiratory Therapy Surgical Technology Nursing Barbara Engh (Interim), chair Public Service & BusinessChair, Vacant The Public Service Department has programs and courses in the following areas: Business StudiesAccountingBusiness AdministrationBusiness ManagementEconomicsMarketing Management Public Safety & LawCorrectional ServicesCriminal JusticeCybercrime InvestigationFire ScienceForensic ScienceParalegal Teacher EducationEarly Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Special EducationSecondary Education Wellness, Culinary Arts & HospitalityNatalie Webb, Chair The Wellness, Culinary Arts & Hospitality Department has programs and courses in: Culinary Arts(AAS) Hospitality Services Management Health Education Nutrition Physical Education Non-Academic Requirements for Allied Health and Nursing Programs: There are a number of non-academic requirements associated with the Allied Health and Nursing clinical programs.A criminal background check and drug screen are required of all students accepted into the health sciences clinical programs. Students are responsible for the cost of the criminal background check and drug screens through an online vendor selected by the college. Click here to view the dean's Letter to Prospective Students Changes to the Selective Admissions Process for Allied Health and Nursing Programs: Students applying for admission to Nursing and Allied Health Programs are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). The TEAS requirement is effective for spring 2016 admission to the Nursing Programs and fall 2016 admission to several of the Allied Health Programs. The TEAS, developed and administered by the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI), measures basic academic knowledge in the academic content areas of Reading, Mathematics, Science, English and Language Usage. The TEAS is a 170 item multiple-choice examination. TEAS is offered in a computer administered format. Click here for detailed information regarding ATI, TEAS, and FAQ.