Allied Health

With a degree or certificate in an Allied Health program, you could find an exciting career as a nurse, athletic trainer or personal trainer. These fields are in high demand, and with an education from Redlands, you will be ready to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year university to further your education.

Athletic/Personal Trainer



Program Outcomes

Athletic/Personal Trainer Degree

  1. Provide health and wellness education to peers and in the community. 
  2. Utilize communication skills to effectively interact with others.
  3. Assist individuals in the development and implementation of training plan to promote wellness.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate use of technology to locate reliable and relevant information necessary to promote health and wellness.

Nursing Program Outcomes 

Redlands Community College nursing program will graduate cohorts who:

  1. Maintain school first time pass rate within 10% of the National pass rate from graduate on an annual basis.
  2. Obtain employment at an annual rate of 85% or higher within 6 months of graduation.
  3. Achieve all course objectives in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domain throughout the program.  

Nursing Program Student Learning Outcomes 

1. Professional Behaviors: 
The RCC Nursing Graduate demonstrates leadership and commitment to the profession of nursing through personal and professional responsibility. This includes accountability for her/his professional, legal, and ethical practice in a variety of healthcare settings. 

2. Communication: 
The RCC Nursing Graduate will utilize therapeutic communication to demonstrate caring, respect, compassion, and cultural awareness. 

3. Assessment: 
The RCC Nursing Graduate gathers and documents information from multiple sources to establish a foundation for the provision of holistic nursing care. 

4. Clinical Decision Making: 
The RCC Nursing Graduate utilizes knowledge from sciences, humanities and nursing to develop critical thinking, evidence based practice, and problem solving skills in making clinical decisions.  

5. Caring Interventions: 
The RCC Nursing Graduate will exhibit caring behaviors through cultural awareness, nurturing, compassion, acceptance, respect, and instilling hope & trust in order to promote individualized holistic care. 
The RCC Nursing graduate will identify, perform, and document accurate, competent, and safe nursing care. 
6. Teaching and Learning: 
The RCC Nursing Graduate will utilize concepts of teaching and learning to facilitate informed decision making, and support self-care activities through evaluation and modification of the plan of care. The RCC Nursing Graduate will understand the value of lifelong learning.  

7. Safety:
The RCC Nursing graduate will identify, perform, and document accurate, competent, and safe nursing care.
8. Collaboration:
The RCC Nursing Graduate will participate in the team approach to holistic, client centered care across health care settings. 
9. Managing Care: 
The RCC Graduate will utilize available resources to plan, organize, and direct the healthcare team to assist the clients’ transition within the healthcare settings.

Nursing Faculty

Visit the Nursing page for more information.

Allied Health Faculty

Eli Zucksworth, Athletic Director, Coordinator of Fitness Training, Head Athletic Trainer and Accreditation Liaison Officer
Office: HE-18

Eli Zucksworth is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the Oklahoma Athletic Trainers Association. A graduate of Oklahoma State University with degree in Athletic Training, Eli earned a Master of Education degree at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is the instructor for many course in Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER).

Anna Rinehart, M.S., R.D., NCSF Personal Trainer
Office: PE-2C

Passionate for promoting health and fitness, Anna Rinehart is a member of the National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF) as both a Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutrition Specialist. She practiced as a registered dietitian for 15 years prior to her certifications by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in health and exercise from the University of Oklahoma. She is a certified Silver Sneakers Instructor and Redlands personal trainer instructor along with coordinator of the Fitness for Life program and wellness/longevity classes.

Athletic/Personal Trainer

More jobs are currently available for Certified Personal Trainers than qualified people to fill them. Redlands in collaboration with the National Council on Strength and Fitness offers an accredited board certification for personal training. Sign up for classes now and attain your associate in science degree within two years, or take one of the many fitness certification exams and begin working in a fun and exciting field.


The Redlands Nursing Program is recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN). We use theory and simulations to help you understand the material and build your confidence so you are prepared for the required clinical. The general application deadline for the Nursing Program is March 15 for priority consideration, and April 15 for late applications.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are available through the Redlands Community College Foundation. The deadline for scholarships open to all eligible students is February 1. Nursing students have a unique opportunity to apply for one of many specialized scholarships available. The deadline to apply for nursing scholarships is May 31.