The number of citizens affected by substance use disorder is in the millions and Ohio is severely affected. The Addiction Studies Certificate program prepares individuals to work in an entry-level position in many community health programs. Coursework includes training in how to assist individuals and families with a variety of issues arising from addiction problems.
Psychiatric technicians and aides care for people who have mental illness and developmental disabilities. Technicians typically provide therapeutic care and monitor their patients’ conditions. Aides help patients in their daily activities and ensure a safe, clean environment. They are employed in hospitals, community mental health centers, psychiatric clinics, social service agencies and geriatric nursing homes.
The digital media design curriculum at COTC is a broad and intensive exploration of the process and the business of digital design. Students can expect to study the principles of design, color theory, social media and typography. Students will also take courses in specific digital software tools. Skills taught include critical thinking, design approaches, the underlying theories of digital media and a variety of digital media production techniques.
This certificate program provides students the opportunity to gain fundamental skills in a variety of multimedia production areas, including industry standard software (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud applications); professional concepts (e.g., social media, interactive and web technologies, print production) and digital media hardware (e.g., digital cameras, scanners, recording equipment).
Under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses, electrocardiograph technicians operate equipment that records and measures heart activity (EKG/ECG diagnostic examinations) and report results to the treatment team. These measurements are used to assist cardiologists and other physicians in diagnosing and treating problems with a patient’s heart and blood vessels.
This short-term certificate program allows sonographers and sonography students to quickly upskill or advance their careers as electrocardiography (EKG) technicians. Students learn how to interpret and perform electrocardiograms (EKGs/ECGs) and, upon completion, are eligible to take the Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam.
COTC offers initial EMT courses in conjunction with our affiliated partners at CTEC of Licking County, Knox County Career Center, and the Ohio Fire Academy. EMS 120 is a 7-credit hour/one-semester course. Students completing the course will be eligible to apply to take The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician exam.
Home health aides provide in-home care to people with disabilities, chronic illness or cognitive impairment. Help is often provided to older adults in need of assistance. Many seniors prefer to remain in their own homes as long as possible; having the assistance of home health aides supports this option.
Students who earn the Industrial Electrician Certificate will work closely with Electrical Engineers to design and develop industrial equipment. The Industrial Electrician Certificate offers students an introduction to the field of Electrical Engineering, an opportunity to learn CAD, and to enter the workforce as Engineering Technicians. Students who complete the Industrial Electrician Certificate can continue on to pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering Technology degree.
If you have interest in business management, the Management Certificate at COTC is a great place to begin. The Management Certificate includes coursework focusing on a variety of areas including business law and financial practices in business. Students will also gain experience and learn technologies commonly used in business.
Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research or blood donations. They primarily work in hospitals, ambulatory centers, clinics, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and doctors’ offices. Phlebotomists typically enter the occupation with a postsecondary non-degree award from a phlebotomy program. Professional certification is highly desired for employment.
Central Ohio has become a major distribution hub for multiple large businesses and suppliers/manufacturers. The supply chain degree program is designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the critical role of supply chain management in today’s business environment.
Across the U.S. and around the world, small, unmanned aircraft systems (drones under 55 pounds) are rapidly transforming business and industry. COTC has partnered with the Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) to offer a credit-bearing drone training program that will prepare students to take remote pilot certification exams.