In 1933, Clark College was founded as a 2-year junior college; 15 years later, the college was accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. Clark Community College District serves the population of the counties of Clark, Skamania and West Klickitat. In the 50?s, when the first evening program was held, they had an enrollment of around 4,800 students. About 2 decades later, this total almost doubled. At the end of the 70?s, around 8,000 students were attending Clark College. Great economic growth and important employment opportunities are now a reality in Clark County due to the establishment of lots of electronic firms. This has provoked an enrollment of almost 11,000 students each quarter.
At CC, you may find a really wide-ranging variety of health related programs of study. Some of them are: Chiropractic/Naturopathic; Dental Hygiene; Dentistry; Emergency Medical Services (encompassing EMT-Basic and Paramedicine); Nutrition; Health, Health Physical Education (HPE); Industrial First Aid, Medical Office ? Business Technology, which is categorized in 7 different classifications: Medicine (Physician); Nursing (RN); Optometry; Pharmacy; Pharmacy Technician; Phlebotomy; Physical Therapy and Psychology.
Besides all the programs and areas of study offered at this institution many kinds of degrees are available for you to choose. They enclose Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Applied Technology, Associate in Science ? Track 1 and Track 2, Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Proficiency.
Nonetheless, Clark is not only concerned about conferring you great academic opportunities for you to become a successful professional but also about providing you the best environment while getting prepared. Their services include an advising and assessment center, child care, disability support services, financial aid, food service, employment services and parking, among many others. Resources range from a bookstore, a library and computing resources to a fitness center and housing.