Medical Certification Programs

Prepare for a new health care career and reshape your future

Take classes at our Poughkeepsie or Fishkill campuses, or the Family Partnership Center, to earn your healthcare career certification. 

Health-related courses for those in the industry including:

Online Training

Interested in online programs? Explore certification programs offered by our online training partner, CareerStep*.

= Training for Remote Jobs Options

*Dutchess Community College is not affiliated or in any way officially connected with third-party lending agencies that partner with CareerStep such as Affirm or Monterey Financial. Payment options pursued through lending partners such as Affirm or Monterey Financial are not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by the college. Dutchess Community College has no control over the terms set or agreements made with these third-party agencies. The use of third-party payment options is done at your own discretion and risk.


For more information about the EMT program, Life Support, and CPR courses, please contact the EMS Office at (845) 431-8390.


Office of Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Bowne Hall, Room 220/223
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (845) 431-8900