The Health Professions Education Center (HPEC), within the AACC Office of Workforce and Economic Development
, addresses the nation's current and projected health care workforce needs through representation of and support to community college health professions programs. HPEC welcomes collaborative and partnership opportunities. Contact Roxanne Fulcher
, director, Health Professions Policy and HPEC.
HPEC Goals For Promoting Career and Academic Progression
- Bolster existing and build new pathways to support the career and academic progression necessary for a well-prepared 21st-century, health care workforce.
- Expand the workforce educated at the graduate level to meet the nation's need for nursing and allied health faculty while also increasing access, emphasizing prevention and wellness, and decreasing cost.
Community College Allied Health and Nursing Programs
Allied Health: Associate Degrees in Hundreds of Allied Health Professions
For facts about the associate degree programs in allied health, access the 2011 AACC Allied Health & Nursing Brochure. (PDF)
Nursing: The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
For facts about the associate degree in nursing, the leading educational pathway chosen by prospective RNs, access the 2011 AACC Allied Health & Nursing Brochure. (PDF)