Medical Education Training Campus (METC) Bridge Programs

Build Upon Your Service Experience

Rasmussen University has partnered with METC to provide a flexible, smooth path for METC graduates to earn their Diploma or degree. Active duty military and veterans not only face unique challenges in their busy lives, but also in their education and careers. That’s why we offer online courses and bridge programs that are made to fit your busy schedule. Your METC training counts toward maximum college credits here—reducing your overall costs and time to graduation.

30 METC Bridge Program Pathways

METC Bridge Program Pathways

Increase your potential by bridging the path between a basic medic specialist and a Medical Assisting Diploma, Associate’s degree in Nursing (ADN), Practical Nursing Diploma or Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate’s degree. Click on one of the METC training roadmap below to learn about the program objectives, admissions requirements and degree requirements for our bridge programs.

METC Training Program Rasmussen University Degree Program Transferable Credit Hours Courses to Complete Download Roadmap
Aerospace Medical Services Apprentice Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Air Force Dental Assistant Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Apprentice Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Cardiovascular Technician Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Combat Medic Specialist Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Cytotechnology Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Dental Basic Laboratory Technician Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Histotechnician Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Medical Laboratory Apprentice Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Medical Laboratory Technician Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Neurodiagnostic Technologist Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Occupational Therapy Assistant Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Ophthalmic Technician Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Pharmacy Technician Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Radiologic Technologist Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Respiratory Therapist Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Surgical Technologist Healthcare/Health Sciences Associate's degree – Healthcare Administration Specialization 55 7 Roadmap Pathway
Aerospace Medical Services Apprentice Healthcare Associate's degree – Medical Assisting Specialization 41 11 Roadmap Pathway
Combat Medic Specialist Healthcare Associate's degree – Medical Assisting Specialization 41 11 Roadmap Pathway
Hospital Corpsman Basic Healthcare Associate's degree – Medical Assisting Specialization 41 11 Roadmap Pathway
Aerospace Medical Services Apprentice Medical Assisting Diploma 24 7 Roadmap Pathway
Combat Medic Specialist Medical Assisting Diploma 24 7 Roadmap Pathway
Hospital Corpsman Basic Medical Assisting Diploma 24 7 Roadmap Pathway
Aerospace Medical Services Apprentice Practical Nursing Diploma 15 11 Roadmap Pathway
Combat Medic Specialist Practical Nursing Diploma 9 12 Roadmap Pathway
Hospital Corpsman Basic Practical Nursing Diploma 15 11 Roadmap Pathway
Aerospace Medical Services Apprentice Professional Nursing Associate's degree 12 19 Roadmap Pathway
Combat Medic Specialist Professional Nursing Associate's degree 8 20 Roadmap Pathway
Hospital Corpsman Basic Professional Nursing Associate's degree 12 19 Roadmap Pathway

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  1. The Health Sciences Associate's degree is available only to IL residents. The Healthcare Associate's degree is available for non-IL residents.
  2. The Healthcare Associate's degree is not available to IL residents.
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