Bloomington — Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington’s School of Health Sciences is hosting an information session and training lab tour on Tuesday, July 9 at 6 p.m. in room C124. The public is invited to attend. Faculty and admissions staff will be available for questions and to help interested students get started with the application and enrollment process.

Attendees will learn more about the seven programs in the School of Health Sciences that lead to careers in nursing and other in-demand healthcare fields, including Healthcare Specialist, Kinesiology & Exercise Science, Medical Assisting, Paramedic Science, Radiation Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, and Therapeutic Massage.

Students can complete a healthcare credential to start or advance their career in as few as eight-weeks to two years. A variety of short-term certifications are tuition-free with the state’s Next Level Jobs (NLJ) grant for students who qualify. Some NLJ certificate programs include CNA, EMT, phlebotomy, medical assisting, outpatient insurance coding, paramedic, and massage.

RSVP to attend the July 9 information session and lab tour. Classes start August 19 and Ivy Tech is accepting applications now.

Ivy Tech Bloomington offers more than 40 career and four-year transfer programs, with courses that start multiple times per year for quick entry and graduation. To get started, apply for free online at, call 812-330-6013, or email For information on free, short-term training programs at Ivy Tech Bloomington, visit

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.