Health Sciences Institute

Entry Level Career Training and Nursing Related Programs
a group of happy health sciences students

What is Health Science noncredit?

Health Science noncredit are continuing education and high quality training programs that enable individuals to learn new skills or refresh previous learned skills  which can be applied immediately on the job or utilized for future professional development. MC, WDCE, Health Sciences offers a variety of classes designed for the general public who want to earn a certificate in one of our many healthcare career fields in just a few weeks. Health Science noncredit are introductory courses allowing you to pursue your aspirations to become a healthcare professional such as a registered nurse or stand alone career as a certified healthcare professional.

Montgomery College has been at the forefront of workforce development, empowering our students to transform their lives and to enrich communities through dynamic program offerings designed to put our graduates to work. We will continue to focus on innovation, excellence, and impact. We are working tirelessly to ensure each student finishes strong! Daytime, evening, and weekend classes.


CNA/GNA  Late Orientation opportunity

If you missed the Nursing Assistant Orientation, and still want to enroll in this program,  it is not too late!  Drop by the WDCE office, Takoma Park/Silver Campus, Health Sciences Bldg – Room 126, M-F 8:00am – 3:00pm before March12, 2020 to take the basic math and reading comprehension test.  Space is still available for March classes!!


Questions - call 240-567-5507 or 240-567-5513.

New! GNA Exam/Skills Prep course. This class is designed for the Certified Nursing Assistant or Student Nurses who want to prepare to pass the Geriatric Nurse Assistant (GNA) Skills and Written Examination. Enroll today.

New! Transition to Acute Care Training for Professional Healthcare workers Course. This course is designed for RNs, pharmacology techs, surgical techs, ultrasound techs, just to name a few to ease into the transition roles of working in sub-acute, long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, urgent care and surgical centers.

Maryland Workforce Development Course Sequence Scholarship a possible opportunity for you. 
For more information about these announcements contact WDCE, 240-567-5507/5508 or email or

Health Sciences Institute Noncredit Programs

Health Career Training Programs 

Students have the opportunity to learn an entry level skill in the field of health sciences such as Dialysis, EKG, Phlebotomy, or Pharmacy Technician. The Clinical Medical Assistant Program includes a lab and a clinical externship. Other options include Healthcare Access & Registration Professional Program, and Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Aide. Do you need to prepare for the TEAS tests? And Wellness training. Learn more about Health Career Training Programs.

Nursing Related Programs

Nursing related courses include Certified Nursing Assistant CNA / Certified Geriatric Assistant GNA classroom and clinical,  CPR & First Aid Training,  Nursing Refresher classroom, lab, and clinical for nurses wishing to reenter the field, NCLEX RN Review, and additional  nursing  courses.  Learn more about  Nursing Related Courses.