The Health Science pathway is designed for students interested in health care careers such as medical assisting, medical coding, nursing or physical fitness specialists.

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About Our Health Science Pathway

If you want to care for people as they experience health challenges or even save lives, our Health Sciences offerings will help you to go on to successful careers as nurses, medical assistants, and physical fitness specialists. Many students continue their educations and earn advanced degrees in their chosen health fields.


91% of CMCC graduates get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.

CMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers such as:

  • Central Maine Conditioning Clinic
  • Central Maine Medical Center
  • Maine General Hospital
  • Maine Medical Center
  • St. Mary’s Regional Hospital


CMCC graduates have used our transfer agreements to continue their education at:

  • Maine College of Health Professions
  • Purdue University Global
  • St. Joseph’s College of Maine
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • University of Maine at Augusta
  • University of Maine at Fort Kent
  • University of New England
  • University of Southern Maine

What training and programs are available?

Associate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a degree or certificate and enter the workforce or continue your education at a four-year college.

Medical Coding


Physical Fitness Specialist

Learn skills to enter the workforce quickly, and if desired return to earn a certificate or associate degree. Grant-funded opportunities (free of charge to trainee) available.

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Introduction to Phlebotomy Techniques
  • Basic Life Support
  • Medical Assistant

CMCC is…


Annual tuition for full-time, in-state students is only $2,880. More than 75% of our students receive some form of financial aid; two-thirds of our students receive grants and scholarships that do not require repayment.


Our students lead busy lives, which is why we offer flexible scheduling options to fit your needs. In-person classes are offered during days and evenings. Online classes offer even greater flexibility.


We are here to help you choose the right program based on your goals and provide you with services from advising to career counseling to ensure you reach your full potential.


Our faculty are professionals in their field and are connected with employers who can provide internships and future employment. 


We offer seamless transfer options into degree programs at many well-known colleges & universities. Our graduates have easily transferred credits to more than 200 colleges and universities, including Ivy League and other top-tier institutions.


Take courses to gain skills for employment or earn a degree that leads to a high-wage career.