School of Allied Health
Office and Administration
Dean of Allied Health
- Marie Vasquez-Brooks, B.S., M.Ed.
- Ketwana Smith, Administrative Assistant to the Dean
- Nancy Scoltock, Administrative Assistant for Allied Health
- Jeff Hogan, MS, MPS, Allied Health Nursing IS Specialist
- West Campus, Building 2-208
- Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Health Science Programs
Associate in Science
The A.S. degree prepares you to enter a specialized career field in about two years. It also transfers to the Bachelor of Applied Science program offered at some universities. If the program is “articulated,” it will also transfer to a B.A. or B.S. degree program at a designated university.
- Cardiovascular Technology
Shawna Defriece, B.S., Chair
- Dental Hygiene
Robin Poole, CRDH, MA, Chair
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Carolyn DeLeo, RDMS, RVT, M.A.ED, Chair
- Emergency Medical Services
Cindy Bell, BA, RN, PA, Chair
- Health Information Technology
Kelli Lewis, MSHI, RHIA., Chair
Beverly Bond, M.Ed, R.T. (R), Chair
- Respiratory Care
Jamy Chulak, M.S., RRT, Chair
- Veterinary Technology
Offered through a Cooperative Agreement with St. Petersburg College. Students interested in this program may take the general education requirements at Valencia and complete the rest of the degree online through St. Petersburg College.
Bachelor of Science
The B.S. degree prepares you to enter an advanced position within a specialized career field. The upper-division courses build on an associate degree and take about two years to complete.
- Cardiopulmonary Sciences
Sharon Shenton, MA, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, Chair
- Radiologic and Imaging Sciences
Susan Gosnell Ed.D., R.T.(R )(CT)(QM)(MR), Chair
Advanced Technical Certificate
The Advanced Technical Certificate, an extension of a specific Associate degree program, consists of at least nine (9), but less than 45, credits of college-level course work. Students who have already received an eligible Associate degree and are seeking a specialized program of study to supplement their associate degree may seek an Advanced Technical Certificate.
- Computed Tomography
- Leadership in Healthcare
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Vascular Sonography
A certificate prepares you to enter a specialized career field or upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less. Credits earned can be applied toward a related A.S. degree program.
Continuing Education provides non-degree, non-credit programs including industry-focused training, professional development, language courses, certifications and custom course development for organizations. Day, evening, weekend and online learning opportunities are available.