Start your health care career with just two semesters of study at Drake State. Learn how you can become a patient care tech, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, or medical assistant. The Health Sciences field is vast. You can earn a degree and be a registered nurse, medical assistant, or serve in the health care world by completing one of our certificate programs. With hands-on training and quality online education, you can step into a career that will serve you well, no matter where you are. Explore your career options below and connect with our Health Science faculty members.