How quickly can I complete the EFDA certificate?
The EFDA certificate is two semesters long. Students take one
course in autumn semester and one course in spring semester to
complete the certificate.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
Students are required to take classes in person. All classes are
located at CTEC:
Newark OH 43055
Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the
program I want to study?
The courses students need to take to complete a certificate or
degree are listed in a plan of study.
What type of financial assistance is available?
The EFDA certificate is eligible for the short-term
certificate grant available to students who are currently in or
exiting foster care. Each student may receive a one-time grant of
up to $2,000 to assist with tuition and fees (does not include
the cost of books and supplies). To be considered, students must
submit and satisfy the requirements on the Short-term Certificate Foster Youth
Connect with the Office of
Student Financial Services at 740.366.9435 or
What are the requirements for admission to the EFDA
To be eligible for admission to the EFDA certificate program, you
- be a certified dental assistant with at least two years of
- be CPR certificate or complete EMS-100 Basic Life Support
- attend a program information
How many students are selected into the program?
We currently accept 12 students into the program each academic
How do I get started at COTC?
Follow the COTC Steps to
Enroll to get started. Contact the admissions office at 740.366.9222 or