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Classroom Certificate Courses

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Registration Information

To register for a Community and Professional Education course, complete a Course Registration Application Form and hand-carry, mail, or e-mail to vbhec@nsu.edu or fax to 757-368-4151.

Registrations are processed and confirmed when an application has been completed and a nonrefundable, nontransferable $50 registration fee is paid. This fee will be credited toward the total course fee.

If it becomes necessary for a student to withdraw from a course, a written request must be provided three (3) business days prior to the date the class begins in order to receive a full refund of course tuition less the $50 registration fee.

After the first class meeting, 50% of the tuition will be refundable, and after the second class meeting, there will be no refund of course tuition. Payment for courses may be made by check, money order, or credit card; cash is not accepted.

Registration Schedule

Continuous Registration is ongoing for 2018 Classes and Programs.

  • Laboratory Assistant

    Tuition:  $1150

    Next Class Dates: January 29 – April 4, 2018
    Thusday Classes: 12 Weeks

    Time: 6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
    Location:  Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    A certificate program addressing the role of a laboratory assistant and provides the basic knowledge of equipment, procedures, materials, and safety practices. Instructors introduce students to the laws governing clinical laboratory operation, including those on patient confidentiality, data storage, sanitation, chemical handling and quality control.

    Course Information - pdf 
     

  • Medical Assistant Training Program

    Tuition: $3279

    February 27 – May 24, 2018
    Tuesday and Thursday classes

    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center
    This program prepares students to be professional medical assistants dedicated to patient care management. Graduates are equipped to assist physicians with examinations and treatments, take medical histories, perform diagnostic tests, expose X-ray films, sterilize instruments and supplies, assist with minor surgery and administer medications. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Tuition includes textbooks, supplies and national certification exam for Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC), EKG Technician Certification (ETC) and Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PTC).

    Contact Maggie Myers at (804) 381-5781 to register.‚Äč

    Course Information - pdf

  • EKG Interpretation

    Introduction & Advanced Combined

    Tuition:
    $1649

    March 8 – May 17, 2018
    Tuesday & Thursday Classes

    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    The course is centered on performing EKG’s and interpreting EKG results through practical skills, demonstrations and hands-on learning. See Course Information for additional information. Call Maggie Myers at (804) 381-5781 to register.

    Course Information - pdf

  • Medical Billing and Coding - Introductory Class

    Tuition: $1150
    Books not included

    February 3 – May 12, 2018
    Saturday Class - 15 weeks – 75 hours

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    These classes focus on learning the rules for the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and Level II HCPCS coding systems. It also includes applying the rules to code patient services and much, much more.

    Medical Billing Course - pdf
    Course Book Info - pdf
     

  • Medical Billing and Coding - Advanced Class

    Tuition: $1150 - Books not Included
    or $850.00 if Introduction Class was completed at VBHEC

    February 10 – April 14, 2018
    Saturday Class - 10 weeks – 50 hours

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    These classes focus on learning the rules for the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and Level II HCPCS coding systems. It also includes applying the rules to code patient services and much, much more.

    Medical Billing Course - pdf
    Course Book Info. - pdf

  • Licensed Social Worker Exam Preparation

    Tuition: $150 - early registration
    $200 - after early registration dates

    Friday & Saturday Classes

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    Sponsored by the Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at NSU Additional information may be obtained by contacting Corey Beauford at 202-904-0029 or e-mail at inspired.consulting@yahoo.com.

    Social Work Exam Information - pdf

  • Paralegal Certificate Course

    Tuition: $1050.00

    Next Class Dates - February 3 – April 17, 2018
    Saturday Classes - 10 weeks

    Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    A practical, hands-on intensive program in this rapidly growing career designed to train students in specific legal areas. The course consists of eight modules that focus on a particular aspect of the legal profession.

    Course Information - pdf

  • Paralegal Certificate Course - Advanced

    Tuition: $1050.00
    ($750 if Basic Course completed at VBHEC)

    Next Class Dates - April 17 – June 7, 2018
    Tuesday and Thursday - 8 weeks

    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    The Advanced Paralegal Studies Program is a course that supplements the 10-week Paralegal Studies Program.
    The Advanced course is directed toward persons who are currently employed by an attorney’s office or a governmental law-related office.

    Course Information - pdf

  • Pharmacy Technician Program Saturday Program

    Tuition: $1100.00
    Books & Classroom Materials Not Included

    February 17 – April 28, 2018
    Saturday Classes

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    50 classroom hours / 10 Weeks
    Prepares the student for the State and National Pharmacy Certification Board Exams.

    Course Information - pdf

  • Pharmacy Technician Weekdays Program

    Tuition: $1100.00
    Books & Classroom Materials Not Included

    February 22 – April 26, 2018
    Thursday Classes

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Location: Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

    50 classroom hours / 10 Weeks
    Prepares the student for the State and National Pharmacy Certification Board Exams.

    Course Information - pdf

  • Phlebotomy Technician

    Tuition: $1250.00
    Books not included ($95)

    January 16 – March 22, 2018
    Tuesday & Thursday Classes

    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Nurse Building - Norfolk State University

    60 Classroom Hours - Ten Weeks / 80 Hour Externship (both must be completed to receive certification)
    Registration is in person, only, with full payment of the $1250 course fee, on a first come basis. Telephone 757-368-4150 or 757-368-4155 for additional details.

    Course Information - pdf