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Health Careers Advising

Health Careers Advising

Learn about HACC's advising for health career programs.

What are the health career advising hours?

Gettysburg Campus
Call 717-337-3855, option 1 to schedule an appointment.

Harrisburg Campus
Walk-In Advising - Cooper 219

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. (CLOSED Tuesday/Thursday 9:15 – Noon for New Student Orientation except for February, March and October)
Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Call 717-780-2498 to schedule an appointment or verify walk-in hours.

Lancaster Campus
Call 717-358-2988 for walk-in hours or to schedule an appointment.

Lebanon Campus
Call 717-270-4222, option 5, then 4 or 5 to schedule an appointment.

York Campus
Call 717-718-0328 for walk-in hours or to schedule an appointment.

Education Majors
Contact Jeffrey Newhard,, 717-780-2498 or Cindi Davis,, 717-780-2463

Human Services and Social Services Majors
Contact Michael Williams,, 717-780-2498

I am not a student yet. What should I do?
Please contact an Admissions Counselor, by phone at 800-ABC-HACC, or by email at

I completed science courses. How long do I have to apply them to my health career program?
The accepted time limit for science courses (HACC or transfer) for use in health career program requirements is 7 calendar years from date of clinical start.

Can I get into the clinical portion if I have a criminal background?
If you have a criminal background, you may apply to the clinical portion of a health career program at HACC. You must follow the Prohibitive Offense Procedure (pdf) for Health Career Programs. No student will be admitted with a disqualifying criminal history or child abuse clearance.  See your advisor.
What are the nursing dosage calculation requirements?
Download the Nursing Student Handbook (pdf) to view Dosage Calculations requirements.

How do I verify high school graduation?
All nursing (and most other health career students are required to have high school transcripts (must include graduation date), or GED on file .  Download High School Graduation Verification (pdf)

Download an advising checklist below (pdf).

Cardiac Sonography
Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive
Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Human Services (Certificate)
Human Services (Degree)
Medical Assisting (Certificate)
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing - LPN
Nursing - RN
Radiology Informatics
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapy


Social Services

Surgical Technology (Degree)

Admission Criteria