Mississippi’s First Medical Apprenticeship Program | Get paid to learn healthcare skills
Ever wanted to get started in a healthcare career but didn’t know where to begin?
Singing River Healthcare Academy may be just the place for you. Established as the state of Mississippi’s very first medical apprenticeship program, we pride ourselves on providing growth opportunities and career pathways to improve health and save lives in our community through a bigger, better, more diverse workforce.
Apprenticeships & Workforce Development Programs
As our cutting-edge, four-story Healthcare Academy facility is undergoing construction, we are working to expand our programs, offerings, and partnerships. Explore more below.
Get paid to learn, train, and prepare for professional certification drawing blood and collecting lab specimens as a Phlebotomy Technician through our 1-year Apprenticeship program.
Our 18-month Medical Assistant Apprenticeship prepares you for a career in an integral role for patient care management, all the while paying you for your training hours.
Join this 2-year Surgical Technologist Apprenticeship and get paid while you pave your way to a career path where you'll find yourself working alongside surgeons performing lifechanging procedures.
Singing River Healthcare Academy is devoted to supporting workforce development programs of all types, including those aimed at helping individuals with disabilities learn life & work skills.
Earn While You Learn
One of the biggest perks of pursuing an apprenticeship program like ours is that there is no cost to the program, in fact, we pay you while you’re in training! Your time is split between classroom learning, practical application, and work within the healthcare system. After achieving the required clinical hours, apprentices can apply for their certification exam.
“The Registered Apprenticeship workforce model is a combination of On-the-Job training and classroom learning. Apprentices will receive robust training, incremental pay increases, and mentorship. “Jackie Turner, Executive Director for Mississippi Department of Employment Security
Upon completion of your apprenticeship, Singing River Health System will offer immediate employment to qualified graduates in high-demand critical specialties such as certified nurse assistants, surgical techs, and licensed practical nurses.
Who Can Apply?
Anyone age 18 or over can apply for our apprenticeship programs. Qualifications may vary by individual program. Space is limited and admission is subject to availability. Applications can be submitted online and are then followed by an interview process and background & reference check.
Apprenticeships are a good fit for anyone looking to accelerate their career in healthcare and to learn valuable skills.
Interested in Learning More?
If you are interested in learning more or applying for the Singing River Healthcare Academy, please click here to fill out a quick form.