Welcome to the Health Sciences Division

Shasta College's Health Sciences Division is located at the north end of the Downtown Redding Promenade near the intersection of Market and Tehama​ Streets.

1400 Market Street, Suite 8204
Redding, CA 96001

Mailing Address:

Health Sciences Division
PO Box 496006
Redding, CA 96049-6006



Shasta College offers a variety of educational career training opportunities in our Downtown Health Sciences Building.  The programs we currently offer include a 2-year Associate Degree of Science Dental Hygiene program; a 2-year Associate Degree of Science Nursing program; a three-semester Vocational Nursing program; and a one-semester Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide program.

The following links to our Health Sciences programs will provide additional information regarding program requirements, prerequisite courses, application process, special clinical requirements, approximate costs for the programs and much more.  If you have trouble accessing any of our links on this web page, please contact our office at 530-339-3600.


Health Sciences Programs Overview Flyer  

Dental Hygiene  

Associate Degree Nursing (RN)  

  Vocational Nursing (LVN)   

  Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide (CNA)   

University Programs  

Accreditation and Licensing

Organizational Structure  

Special Welcome from our Dean  


We here in the Health Sciences programs have found that the most reliable method of communication with persons on our Wait Lists or applicants to our programs is through email.  Therefore, if you are on one of our Wait Lists or interested in any of our programs, please make sure that we have your current contact information -- especially email address -- by filling out our online Contact Information Change Forms.  (Typically emails to AOL and Hotmail accounts from Shasta College are not reliably delivered.  We encourage students & applicants to establish email addresses from other services that we have found to be reliably delivered -- such as gmail.com, yahoo.com)  

Contact Information Change Form - Nursing Programs    

  Contact Information Change form - Dental Hygiene Program     

If you are currently on a Wait List for one of the nursing programs and wish to have your name withdrawn, please notify us by submitting the Nursing Programs Wait List Withdrawal form.​