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Workforce Development Program

Siena Heights University, Michigan Works! Southeast

4-Year IHE

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Dental Assistants; Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians; Other Technologists and Technicians; Home Health and Personal Care Aides; Medical Assistants; ​Pharmacy Technicians; ​Physical Therapy Assistants; Surgical Technologists

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issue Addressed

Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession


Siena Heights University recently launched online certificate and credentialing courses to help address critical healthcare skilled labor shortages throughout Michigan, Ohio and the greater Midwest region. Relevant programs include dental assistant, EKG tech, hemodialysis tech, home health aide, medical assistant, mental health technician, PCT, pharmacy tech, phlebotomy tech, physical therapy aide, sterile processing tech and surg tech. The purposes of offering these online certificate and credentialing courses are to provide students with the skills and capabilities needed to fill in-demand jobs across the healthcare industry.

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