Arts & Sciences

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Addiction Studies Certificate

​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. 

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Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (AA) offers students the opportunity to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree affordably and transition to any public college or university in Ohio.

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Associate of Technical Studies

Create your own plan of study to meet your unique career goals. Students can create their own degree plan and earn an Associate of Technical Studies (ATS) through two different options: the one year option or by combining areas of study.


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Associate of Science

Student’s pursuing the Associate of Science (AS) may take courses that fit a variety of four-year major pathways that are available at a selection of convenient times on Central Ohio Technical College’s campuses, as well as online.

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Digital Media Design Technology

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.

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Digital Media Technology Certificate

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).

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Early Childhood Education Technology

The early childhood education technology program at COTC prepares students for rewarding careers as professional lead and assistant teachers of children birth through preschool ages and as assistant teachers in the public school setting.

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Social Work Assistant Program

The most rewarding aspect of a career in social work is the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping others and making a difference. Explore our program opportunities.