Welcome to the Web page for the Health Sciences Division! We hope you will explore our exciting academic offerings and make “health” an essential part of your future—both as a lifestyle choice and a career path. Contact us for more information on how to do both. The Mission of the Health Sciences Division is to: 1) provide rigorous, learner-centered programs that prepare quality health care professionals to meet the health needs of the residents of Prince George's and surrounding counties, and 2) assist individuals in developing means of achieving and sustaining life-long health promotion. The Health Sciences Division has 3 departments: Allied Health Joyce Lockwood, chair The Allied Health department has 7 programs: Health Information Management Medical Assisting Nuclear Medicine Technology Paramedic Radiography Respiratory Therapy Surgical Technology Health, Nutrition, and Physical Education Natalie Webb, chair Nursing Cheryl Dover, chair Non-Academic Requirements for Allied Health and Nursing Programs: There are a number of non-academic requirements associated with the Health Sciences 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 any 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.