School of Allied Health application deadlines approaching

March 28, 2013

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – As the Allied Health industry continues its steady growth, so to does the employment opportunities of graduates from the School of Allied Health at the University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College.

Rio Grande offers Allied Health degrees and certificates in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS), Radiologic Technology (RAD), Respiratory Therapy (RCP), Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Medical Office Assistant, Medical Transcriptionist, Pharmacy Technician and Health Care Administration.

Prospective students interested in DMS, RAD, RCP and COTA must complete an application process by Monday, April 1. The Pharmacy Technician application deadline is Aug. 15.

“Rio Grande students enjoy an educational experience that is both challenging and invigorating,” said Vicki Crabtree, Chair, School of Allied Health. “Our graduates are highly sought after by Allied Health employers in a field that is very much in demand and extremely rewarding on so many levels.”

Each Allied Health program’s specific minimum requirements, along with downloadable applications, can be viewed at

Prospective students may apply for more than one program, but must complete an application for each program. Those interested in COTA must contact the Rio Grande Admissions Office at 1-800-282-7201 for an application packet as the program is offered in partnership with S

For more information about the School of Allied Heath please contact Crabtree at 740-245-7301 or The Rio Grande Admissions Office can be contacted at 1-800-282-7201.

The University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College is the only combined private university and public community college in the country. Serving more than 2,400 students annually, dreams become reality while nestled into the beautiful rolling hills of southeastern Ohio.

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