San Manuel Gateway College (SMGC) offers certificate training programs for individuals looking to gain entry into the health field. SMGC students benefit from small class sizes, hands-on clinical experiences and value-added components, such as mentoring from Loma Linda University faculty and career guidance. The six to 18-month certificate programs provide job entry skills, professional development opportunities, and college credit for students who elect to further their education. 

Certificate Programs

Pharmacy Technician

Develop a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice to support the work of pharmacists in dispensing and providing direct patient care in a variety of settings.

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Medical Assistant

Students will learn basic skills and competencies necessary to work in ambulatory and clinical settings to perform administrative and clinical duties.

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Community Health Worker

We train community health workers to foster and sustain health in their communities by providing training in individual and community capacity building skills and strategies.

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Surgical Technologist

Learn to prepare and maintain medical equipment for surgical procedures, follow hospital regulations and industry procedures to tend to patients during pre-operation procedures.

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Student Stories

Jessica Lopez

For Jessica, the environment at San Manuel Gateway College is like a small taste of heaven. “This is my happy place,” Lopez said. She notes that many of her classmates feel the same way.

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