School of Nursing and Allied Health

Degrees and Certificates

The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers degree & certificate programs in the following areas:

Registered Nursing (RN)
The program in Nursing is designed to provide individuals from diverse backgrounds with a lifelong commitment to learning the nursing skills and knowledge needed to serve as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the licensing examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).

LPN to AAS Degree
The Licensed Practical Nurse to AAS degree in Nursing program is designed to assist the LPN make the transition into the role and responsibilities of the Registered Nurse.  Upon satisfactory completion of this program, the student will be eligible to take the licensing examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) and advance his/her role in the interdisciplinary healthcare team.

Practical Nursing (LPN)
The Practical Nursing Certificate program is designed to prepare a nurse who participates as an integral member of the nursing or health care team and who provides direct care for individual clients experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the national examination for licensure as a Practical Nurse (LPN).

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Respiratory Therapy
Information Packet
Distance Education Information Packet 
Programmatic Outcomes Data

Emergency Medical Technician
This program prepares students to become Emergency Medical Technicians.
Basic (CSC) Curriculum
Intermediate (CSC) Curriculum | Information Packet
Paramedic (CSC) Curriculum | Information Packet
Paramedic- (AAS) Curriculum | Information Packet

Medical Lab Technology
Information Packet
Program Outcomes
The Medical Laboratory major is designed to prepare students for certification and employment as Medical Laboratory Technicians. 

The Reynolds MLT Program Accreditation

National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) 
8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue Suite 670 Chicago, IL 60631 (773)714-8880

Dental Assisting
Information Packet
Dental Assisting (C) Curriculum
Dental Assisting (CSC) Curriculum

To prepare students to perform the following services under the supervision of a dentist: chairside assisting, preparation of impression and restorative materials, dental health education, patient care as authorized by the Virginia Board of Dentistry.

Dental Lab Technician
Information Packet
Dental Laboratory Technician (AAS) Curriculum 
Dental Laboratory Technician (CSC) Curriculum 

The major in Dental Laboratory Technology begins each fall semester and is designed to prepare students for employment as dental laboratory technicians to provide an essential support service for the dental professional according to the dentist’s prescription or work request. The dental laboratory technician constructs and repairs all types of dental prosthetic appliances.

Information Packet
Student Handbook
The Opticianry degree program is a two-year curriculum that is designed to prepare individuals in the art and science of all phases of the making and fitting of eyeglasses and contact lenses: surfacing, finishing, eyeglass dispensing, contact lens fitting and dispensing. 

Accredited by the Commission on Opticianry
Member of the National Federation of Opticianry Schools
View annual program outcomes & statistics

Other Allied Health Programs
Pharmacy Tech- CSC  | Information Packet  
Medical Records Coding
• Health Care Technician

Downtown Campus
700 East Jackson Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Room 507
(804) 523-5375
Dean Susan Hunter