Welcome to Health Occupations

Health Occupations offers a variety of courses that allow students to learn new skills or earn certificates and degrees.  Some of our classes are single classes which may earn you a certificate and others are complete programs that will earn you an A.S. degree and make you eligible to take the State Board Examination for Licensure in the State of California.   

Program Information is available in a rack outside the Health Occupations Office or select the link to the left to learn about the program that interests you.  

The main programs offered through Health Occupations are:

  • Associate Degree Program in Nursing - 2 year program
  • Vocational Nursing  - 2 year program (Part Time)
  • Respiratory Therapy - 5 semester program
  • Psychiatric Technician - 3 semester program
  • Paramedic - 1 1/2 year program

Please check Web Advisor for the availability of other general Health Occupations classes we may be offering.



In order to be enrolled in IV THERAPY you must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), a Registered Nurse (RN) or a fourth semester student in the LVN Program, and have already applied to Napa Valley College.

Once you have successfully applied to the college, contact the Health Occupations front office in Room 810 or at (707) 256-7602.



Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog. The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Laura Ecklin, Dean of Human Resources (Phone: 707-256-7100, Room 1544).  The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).




Main Office
Building 800, Room 810
Phone: (707) 256-7600
Fax: (707) 259-8933

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       Closed from 12-1 p.m.

Please Note: Office may be intermittently closed for College business