Health Professions

Health Professions


To provide an enlightened, enriched, and student-centered academic environment for the purpose of educating individuals to become competent health professionals.


To be the preferred provider of nursing and allied education in Central Texas community colleges, providing exceptional student-centered learning opportunities in nursing and Health Professions disciplines.

Core Values

Learning: The Health Profession division values the learner, the principles of teaching and learning, and the professional growth of our faculty and staff. As a community of scholar practitioners, we strive to provide positive, active, student-centered learning and teaching environments, making learning our highest priority.

  • Excellence:
  • The Health Professions division values excellence in all that we do, constantly seeking the highest standards of performance through assessment, accountability, and continuous improvement strategies.

  • Honesty and Integrity:
  • The Health Professions division values honesty and integrity as essential tenets of an ethical institution. We believe honesty and integrity are the foundations for fairness, truth, open communication, mutual respect and effective leadership. Mutual trust is the foundation for a successful relationship between faculty and students; truthfulness is the expected standard for communication between all parties.

  • Accountability:
  • The Health Professions division values the concept of accountability as a foundation of institutional excellence and ethical resource management and the fostering of public trust. We believe that all persons are responsible for their actions and the outcomes of their actions.

  • Inclusiveness and Diversity:
  • The Health Professions division values inclusiveness of the students, faculty, and staff and respects their uniqueness, cultural diversity, life experiences, and ideas. We are committed to the ideal that our students, faculty, and staff reflect the cultural diversity of the communities that we serve.

  • Collaboration:
  • The Health Professions division values the establishment of mutually beneficially partnerships with our internal and external stakeholders that address the educational, economic, and cultural needs of the community. We believe in the concepts of civic responsibility, community involvement, and volunteerism.


The goals of the Health Professions division are focused on student learning and success, both in the programs and after graduation from McLennan Community College. The goals of the division are:

  • To provide students with the best in classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction in order to assure a broad foundation of Health Professions knowledge.
  • To facilitate the development of critical thinking skills, analysis, observation, reflection and application skills.
  • To provide students with the latest knowledge and development in their chosen vocational field.

Title IX & Non-Discrimination Statement

Concerns dealing with TITLE IX and other non-specified Civil Rights Issues contact:

Drew Canham, Title IX Coordinator Vice President, Student Success
McLennan Community College
Administration Building, Room 408
1400 College Drive
FAX: 254-299-8654 or

McLennan Community College provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.

A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to and participation in career and technical education programs. La falta de conocimiento del idioma inglés no será un impedimento para la admisión y participación en programas de educación técnica y profesional.

McLennan Community College se compromete a proporcionar igualdad de oportunidades a todas las personas y no discrimina a ninguna persona independientemente de la raza, color, religión, origen nacional o étnico, género, discapacidad, edad, condición de veterano, información genética, orientación sexual, identidad de género, embarazo u otra categoría legalmente protegida en sus programas educativos, actividades o empleo. Para obtener información sobre el cumplimiento de esta política de no discriminación por parte dea institución, comuníquese con vicepresidente Éxito Estudiantil, 1400 College Drive, 254-299-8645,

For students in this program who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or program director. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.