Serve as a statewide resource and catalyst for the development of fast-track Associate of Applied Science allied health and nursing degree pathways to prepare military service members and veterans for successful careers in the Texas civilian healthcare marketplace.
The Alamo Colleges College Credit for Heroes Initiative is committed to honoring military service members and veterans by helping them enter the Texas civilian healthcare workforce with the recognition of their exceptional medical knowledge, skills and experience while honorably serving their country.
Goal 1 – Create a standard, usable by all Texas community colleges, for maximizing transfer credit awards for military allied healthcare training and experience.
Goal 2 – Develop, refine, and plan to offer delivery pathways to accelerated AAS degree programs for qualified military allied healthcare professionals.
Goal 3 – Broaden the options open to graduates of the accelerated AAS degree in Nursing, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technology, and Health Information Technology with three Health Management specialty tracks by exploring articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.