Nursing & Health Professions

Training the Next Generation of Healthcare Workers

Nursing StudentsThe Nursing and Health Professions Department offers  Associate of Applied Science degrees in Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technician and Health Navigation.  All degree programs are designed to provide the education that prepares students to test for licensure and practice as a healthcare professional. Related healthcare certificates are also offered in Community Health Worker, Practical Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Emergency Services.


Otero Junior College Nursing and Health Programs:

  • CNA: Certified Nursing Assistant

  • EMT: Emergency Services

  • Health Navigator

  • MLT: Medical Lab Technician

  • AAS Nursing

  • LPN: Practical Nursing


Otero Junior College Nursing Students


Contact Info.

Amanda Clerkin

Amanda Clerkin
Chair, Nursing and Health Occupations
Life Science, 131
P: (719) 384-6897E: