Health Occupations

Ulster Adult Career Education Center offers quality career training in the Healthcare field. We are here to help you! Our classes are held locally and in partnership with area hospitals and healthcare facilities. We provide clinical experiences right here in Ulster County. Our professional staff can help you develop your skills in the Healthcare profession in a variety of careers.



A Surgical Technologist is an allied health professional that works closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel, delivering patient care during all aspects of a surgical procedure. To become a surgical technologist, a student will need a post-secondary non-degree award or an associate’s degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most surgical technologists work in hospitals and have an earning potential of $45,000 per year. The Bureau projects that employment of surgical technologists will grow 12% between 2016-2026.

Jobs Waiting

Ulster Adult Career Education Center is an approved training provider of JOBS WAITING, a new federally funded grant with objectives to match long term unemployed individuals with careers in healthcare. Administered by the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board and Westchester County Association (WCA), in partnership with seven Hudson Valley Employment Centers, JOBS WAITING will prepare long-term unemployed individuals to fill employment vacancies in the healthcare field. Job titles, including but not restricted to, are: data analytics, imaging, clinical assistance, billing and coding, and other vacancies that health care providers have identified as in-demand occupations. To obtain more information about the JOBS WAITING program contact the Westchester County Association, Ms. Dani DeMatteis, at (914) 948-4144 or by visiting your local county One-Stop Center to determine eligibility.