Bishop State Community College (BSCC) is a state-supported and Open Admissions College dedicated to serve the residents of Mobile and Washington counties in Southwest Alabama since 1927.
This is a two-year community, junior and technical college that offers university transfer programs for students who seek to continue their education at a four-year school. It also offers degrees and certificates in technical, occupational, associate in arts and sciences.
BSCC has six academic divisions, which are Education, Humanities, Natural Science and Mathematics, Business and Economics, Social Sciences and Health-Related Professions.
The Health Related Professions Division has study programs in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Certificate Program and Associate in Applied Science degrees, Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing and Physical Therapist Assistant.
The program in Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics teaches emergency medical care in order to promote health, ease suffering and protect human life. Once completed the study program, the student can take the National Registry exam for licensure as a Paramedic.
The program for Practical Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Once the program is completed, students will receive a Certificate and be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN to receive the Practical Nurse license.
On the other hand, the completion of the Associate Degree Nursing program assures the student the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing and may be eligible to write the NCLEX-RN to get a Registered Nurse license.
Finally, a Physical Therapist Assistant graduate will provide physical therapy services to decrease pain, increase mobility and increase function.
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