BC Advantage 21 | Allied Health Programs | 979-230-3600

Choosing to continue your education close to home has now become even easier! As a recent high school graduate, when you're accepted into an Allied Health Program for the 2021-2022 academic year, your tuition and fees are covered!

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Brazosport College is proud to announce BC Advantage 21 which is an exciting opportunity for the high school graduating class of 2021. This initiative is available to 2021 graduates from Brazosport College service area public and private schools, homeschools, and those students which earned their GED in 2021. Eligible students are 2021 graduates of a service area school who reside in the Brazosport College service area.

Brazosport College is covering the cost of tuition and fees for one year for 2021 graduates that enroll in degree or certificate programs at BC for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. 

Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally the BC Advantage 21 program funds.

Eligible students should follow the steps listed below to learn more and apply for an Allied Health Program within the Brazosport College Community Education Department.

For more information, contact the Community Education Department at Brazosport College, cecvm@brazosport.edu or 979-230-3040.


How to Take Advantage of this Opportunity

STEP ONE

Eligibility

You must have graduated from high school during the 2020-2021 academic year. View full eligibility criteria in the Additional Info section.

STEP TWO

Enroll

Follow the steps to enroll below, starting with completing the Allied Health Program Application and Registration Questionnaire.

STEP THREE

You’re Covered!

All 2021 high school grads within BC's service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid, will have funds applied to their account.

If you are interested in a degree program, please visit the main BC Advantage 21 page.

*This scholarship applies only to tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Phlebotomy Refresher Course

$389 | 9/14/2021 - 9/30/2021 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 15

For medical professionals that would like to be re-trained or re-fresh their phlebotomy skills, this is the course for you! The course provides training on current phlebotomy skills and standards that will help individuals to regain confidence in practicing phlebotomy to either prepare for re-entering the work force or to simply enhance the individual’s skill level. This class is perfect for nurses, new phlebotomists, medical assistants, practicing phlebotomists, and physicians.

Proof of successful completion of a Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training program, or professional license or certification is required as prerequisite before students can enroll into the Phlebotomy Refresher program.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Certification Exam Prep: Phlebotomy Tech

$144 | 10/12/2021 - 10/21/2021 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 15

This Instructor-led exam preparation course will help students plan and prepare to take one of the national certification exams for Phlebotomy Technician. Whether planning to retake an exam or taking the exam for the first-time, this short course will be essential as it provides a review/update to the requirements associated with certification and offers strategies for taking a national certification exam.

Clinical Skills lab practices will be minimal in this course.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Medical Assistant

$2,269 | 10/18/2021 - 7/15/2022 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 18

Medical Assistants work in medical clinics and similar settings assisting physicians by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks. Often, they are the first person a patient may encounter during a medical appointment. Medical Assistants are trained in front office duties, charting, billing procedures, EKG, phlebotomy, vital signs, and other important clinical tasks. The cost of a national certification exam is included in this program.

Prerequisites for Clinical Practicum: At least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE), acceptable criminal background and completion of all state-required immunizations and CPR training. This is a blended course with both on-campus and online instruction. You will meet in person on-campus on the first class day.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Medical Assistant Refresher

$851 | 9/13/2021 - 11/3/2021 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 15

This refresher course is intended for Medical Assistants who are interested in enhancing their current clinical skills, preparing for re-entry into the workforce, or preparing to renew an expired Medical Assistant Certification (expired within the last 2 years).

Proof of successful completion of a prior Medical Assistant training program or expired MA certification is required as a prerequisite before enrolling into this course.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Certification Exam Prep: Medical Assistant

$287 | 11/8/2021 - 12/8/2021 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 15

This exam preparation course will help students plan and prepare to take one of the national certification exams for Medical Assistant. Whether planning to retake an exam or taking the exam for the first-time, this course is essential. It teaches time-management skills, how to apply study techniques and offers strategies for taking a national certification exam. This is an online course with scheduled live interaction with an instructor. Students must log-in at their designated class time. You may access your course at online.brazosport.edu at 12:01am on the start date of the class..

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Allied Health Track: Certified Nurse Aide to Patient Care Assistant/Technician

$1,869 | 10/27/2021 - 4/28/2022 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 15

This program provides an opportunity for Certified Nurse Aides to earn a stacked credential. CNA license must be current, in good standing, and license holder must have at least 1 year of working CNA experience during the last 3 years (before start date of the program). Under the supervision of medical and nursing staff, Patient Care Assistants/Technicians (PCA/PCT) provide basic care in hospitals, nursing homes, urgent care centers, wound care centers, home care agencies and long term care facilities. They assist patients with activities of daily living, check vital signs, perform EKGs, collection and testing of specimens and phlebotomy.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Allied Health Track: Certified Nurse Aide to Medical Assistant

$2,015 | 10/1/2021 - 5/20/2022 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 15

This program provides an opportunity for Certified Nurse Aides to earn a stacked credential. CNA license must be current, in good standing, and license holder must have at least 1 year of working CNA experience during the last 3 years (before start date of the program). Medical Assistants work in medical clinics and similar settings assisting physicians by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks. Often, they are the first person a patient may encounter during a medical appointment. Medical Assistants are trained in front office duties, charting, billing procedures, EKG, phlebotomy, vital signs, and other important clinical tasks.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Medical Billing & Coding Program

$1,569 | 10/4/2021 - 12/16/2021 | NUMBER OF SEATS: 18

The Medical Billing and Coding Program is designed to teach students the basic concepts of medical office skills, including billing for physician offices and processing medical insurance claims. The course is designed for healthcare professionals, office managers and those interested in the business aspects of healthcare. The cost of a national certification exam is included in this program.

Complete the Application | Complete the Registration Questionnaire

Together, let's build your career!

When it comes to finding a job in the Healthcare Field, Brazosport College Community Education can get you there. Whether you are looking to progress within your current position or switch to a completely new healthcare career, our courses and programs will give you new and relevant skills to bulk up your résumé and make yourself more marketable.

To get started, complete the Application and Questionnaire below. Once submitted, a member of our Community Education Department will reach out to you with further instructions to get you on your way to a new certification.

Need help? You can contact us by either using the form below or calling 979-230-3000.

You have questions. We're here to help.

Whether you're a current student who's interested in changing your program or a future student wanting to learn more about Brazosport College, we're here to get you the answers you need. Get started by filling out the form linked below to request information.

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Additional Information

Who is Eligible

  • You must have graduated from a Brazosport College service area high school during the 2020 - 2021 academic year or have completed your GED in 2021. This includes graduates from fall 2020 through summer 2021.
  • BC Advantage 21 is for all 2021 high school grads within BC's service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid.
  • You must enroll in a minimum of six hours during the fall and spring semesters each academic year.
  • You must remain in good academic standing in accordance with the Satisfactory Academic Policy during the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • You must live in the Brazosport College service area. This includes:

Brazosport ISD

Brazosport High School

Brazoswood High School

Angleton ISD

Angleton High School

Columbia-Brazoria ISD

Columbia High School

Sweeny ISD

Sweeny High School

Private, Charter, and Homeschool students

Angleton Christian School

Brazosport Christian

Foundation Preparatory Academy

What’s Covered

  • The program covers tuition and fees for all terms in the 2021-2022 academic year, including minimesters.
  • Community education programs that result in a recognized credentials are covered.
  • Extra charges for out-of-district students within the college’s service area.

What’s Not Covered

  • Summer 2021 tuition
  • Books, course materials, supplies, or uniforms

Other Details

  • You are responsible for books and equipment fees and other course related costs.
  • Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally the BC Advantage 21 program funds.

Who to Contact

Email Brazosport College Community Education cecvm@brazosport.edu | phone 979-230-3600