Shaffer School of Nursing & Allied Health Division

BC3 Health Care Programs provide clinically-based learning experiences that prepare graduates for employment in numerous settings. 

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Career Programs

The following 2-year programs enable students to develop the technical and professional skills necessary to start a career upon graduation:


The following certificate programs can be completed within a year and provide students with a foundation or expand their knowledge base.

Nursing & Allied Health Faculty

Bronder, Jessica MSN, RN - Nursing

Darrington, Heather MSN, RN – Nursing

Dietz, Alyssa – Medical Assistant Program Director

Drane, Sarah – Nursing

Esplen, Ashlee PTA, MS, CMT - Physical Therapist Assistant, Coordinator Massage Therapy Program

Fenstermaker, Robin MSN, RN - Nursing

Gillespie, Amanda MSN, RN - Nursing

Griffie, Melissa MSN, RN - Nursing

Guadagno, Brittany BSN, RN - Nursing

Haberman, Kimberly MSN, RN - Nursing

Kenny, Kristine MSN, RN - Nursing

Kruger, Randall DPT - Program Director Physical Therapist Assistant

Ratti, Diane MSN, RN, CRNP - Nursing

Rock, Michelle BSN, RN - Nursing

Schlott, Aaron – Medical Coding Instructor

Stahlman, Jessica Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Nursing & Allied Health Accreditations


ACEN LogoThe BC3 Nursing, R.N. program is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

CAPTE logo and verification The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Butler County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085;  telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

CAAHEP LogoThe BC3 Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE).