Health Professions and Related Science

 Health Professions and Related Science

The HPRS discipline offers courses to anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of health-related topics. These courses are required by some Health Occupations programs and are electives in other programs. Courses include: Introduction to Health Professions, Wellness and Health Promotion, Medical Law/Ethics for Health Professionals, Medical Terminology, Interpretation of Laboratory Tests, Healthcare Communications, and special topics in Health Professions & Related Science (Border Health Issues).


This discipline offers a Border Health Issues enhanced skills certificate of completion to individuals who are pursuing or have completed a health care or related degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. This program prepares individuals from a variety of health occupations educational programs to work as members of a multidisciplinary team to meet the health care needs of the U.S./MX border communities.


For More Information contact:

Helga Carrion

Program Coordinator

Rio Grande Campus

(915) 831-4341


Salary Range
El Paso: $31,370 - $46,630 (Health Educator)
State of TX: $53,880 - $57,970

Career Ladder Mobility
Bachelor's Degree

Duration of program
1 Semester (12 credits) - Certificate of Completion

Course Syllabi
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 Program Information

Letter to Students.pdfLetter to Students