2022 Career Academies Information

Registration for DVC’s Summer 2022 Career Academies opens in Spring.  For updates, please complete the Academy Interest Card.

Health Careers Academy 

This year our Health Care Careers Academy will look different due to Covid. We are planning an intensive clinical diagnostic and therapeutic learning academy. Emergency Preparedness and Public Health will be heavily addressed. The academy is being reduced from six to three weeks with many outdoor competencies and guest speakers from our local business partners.

There is a strong online certification component (FEMA, Stanford University, John Hopkins University, NFHS, etc. ) and a Career Portfolio building seminar during the academy. Also, students from our new campus club and Career Technical Student Organization HOSA will be joining the academy participants to enhance their overall experience.

Career Academy details



Note: This is a 3-week academy




LHS 210-212

DVC, Pleasant Hill Campus


High school students pay ONLY $1.00 per unit.

*This is a 3 unit academy

College Credit:


Earn 3 units of college credit

CSU Transferable

How to Apply: 

What can you do now?

Starting in April:

  • Complete Career Academy Application
  • You will not enroll for this course through InSite and must receive permission from our office to enroll.
  • Hold on to your signed Special Admissions Recommendation Form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Beginning of May, students will receive an email if they have been accepted or waitlisted
  • Once accepted, you must respond confirming your spot and complete the online permission forms by a certain date that will be in your email
  • You will receive a date in June to submit your Special Admissions Recommendation Form to either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus Admissions & Records Office. You can also pay your fee of $1/unit at this time.
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

For more detailed instructions: Steps to Apply to Career Academies


  • Students should have completed biology before participating in this academy.

Who can apply:

This course is appropriate for students entering grades 11 and 12 for Fall 2022


  • This course is articulated at many high schools. You cannot participate in this academy if you have taken Intro to Health Careers at your high school.


Limited to 30 students

Campus Map:

DVC map

For more information:

Please contact us at dvccareeracademies@dvc.edu.