Pataskala Campus

Overview

Exterior Pataskala campus building

Located on the western edge of Licking County, the Pataskala campus brings many of COTC’s associate degree and certificates closer to Columbus and surrounding areas. Following an extensive renovation, the Pataskala campus now provides the opportunity to complete several associate degrees and certificates in addition to starting any of COTC’s career-ready programs and transfer degrees. 

Whether you prefer on-campus classes, virtual or a combination, COTC now offers five delivery options – on campus, hybrid, hy-flex, remote and online – as we build on our commitment to meet students where they are.

To meet with an admissions representative, please schedule an appointment and dedicated time to talk about your college and career goals. Email us at cotcadmissions@mail.cotc.edu or call us at 740.366.9222.

 

Classroom Classroom 2

 

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Renovation 2020-2021: What’s New

Renovation 2020-2021: What’s New

The Pataskala campus has reopened for classes after a $4.2 million renovation. The project included a complete renovation of 16,000 square feet of the building’s interior. Key upgrades include:

  • Nursing and allied health skills labs
  • Science and computer labs
  • Digital media technology lab
  • Classroom and academic support spaces
  • Student collaboration spaces
  • Testing center
  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and fire suppression systems

The renovation enables COTC to expand academic offerings in the high-demand fields of nursing and information technology, among possible others. The renovated facility’s increased capacity will allow more students convenient access to COTC’s affordable associate degrees and certificates and help local employers fill demand for skilled workers. Students benefit from modern classroom, lab and study spaces conducive to learning in a technology-driven world.

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Degrees and Certificates at Pataskala

COTC offers several transfer degrees and career-ready associate degrees and certificates in full at the Pataskala campus* through a combination of in-person and remote learning.** 

Individual general education courses for COTC’s 50+ programs or transfer-friendly credit to other state universities are also available.

Plus, high school students participate in our College Credit Plus program earning transfer-friendly college credit – some finishing a certificate or associate degree before they earn their high school diploma – and saving thousands on their college tuition.

Career-ready Associate Degrees

Gain the skills for a new career or career advancement in as little as 16 months:

Autumn Semester 2022

Spring Semester 2023

All Semesters

Many four-year colleges and universities will transfer most if not all COTC credit coursework into an established program at the four-year institution.  An articulation agreement between COTC and a four-year institution is a guarantee to the COTC student that specific coursework taken at COTC will enable that student to be granted transfer credit into a particular program at the four-year institution. Learn more about COTC Articulation Agreements.

Career-ready Certificates

Gain the skills for a career in one or two semesters. COTC certificates also count toward an associate degree, helping students advance on a long-term career path:

Autumn Semester 2022

Spring Semester 2023

All Semesters

Transfer Associate Degrees

Complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree:

Transfer seamlessly to any public four-year institution in Ohio, and even a few private universities. Our transfer degrees are the equivalent of the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, so you can enter the university as a junior. 

College Credit Plus

Six of the top eight fastest-growing public school districts in central Ohio are located within 17 miles of the Pataskala campus. College-ready students in grades seven through 12 earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses through COTC.

Through a partnership with Reynoldsburg City School’s eSTEM Academy, students can complete COTC’s CCP computer information technology pathway at the Pataskala campus and earn credit toward an associate degree.

Learn more about College Credit Plus.

Future Programs

The college is already planning additional programs students can complete at the campus. With the developing presence of nearby large-scale operations, including Intel, Amazon, Facebook and Google, the COTC Pataskala campus is ideally situated to support this growing technology and industry corridor.

 

*While we make every effort to run the following programs in full at the Knox campus, some courses and/or programs may be canceled due to low enrollment.

**Remote learning options include courses that are delivered online, via Zoom or in our video-connected classrooms. View all learning formats.

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Admissions

Regular admission to a degree or certificate program is open to all who have earned a high school diploma, completed homeschooling at the secondary level or passed the General Education Development (GED) test. COTC may also grant prior-learning credit for certain life and career experiences. New students must submit the free application for admission.

All students who apply are admitted to COTC, and students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will automatically be considered for scholarships; there is no separate scholarship application to complete. Students who enroll for a minimum of six credit hours per semester in a degree or certificate program will be eligible for scholarships.

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Student Services

COTC’s academic, personal and other support services are available to students at the Pataskala campus.  

Academic Advising

An academic advisor helps students map academic and career goals, register for classes, and stay on track to graduate. Appointments are recommended. Contact your advisor to schedule an appointment by emailing cotcadvising@mail.cotc.edu. 

Learn more about Academic Advising.

Academic and Personal Support

A student success coach helps you build academic and college-life skills to prevent, prepare for and respond to common obstacles students encounter in higher education.  A coach can also connect you with the academic support services available through the Student Success Center (testing and tutoring services) and the Office of Student Life (personal counseling, disability services and student conduct).

Joan Webb
Email: webb.859@mail.cotc.edu
Phone: 740.755.7366

Janetta Davis
Email: davis.6883@mail.cotc.edu

Library

Pataskala campus students can use the library catalog or OhioLINK to request physical materials be delivered to the Pataskala campus. 

Contact a librarian through chat, phone, Zoom or email.

John L. and Christine Warner Library

Information Technology Services

Computer lab: Room 100
Wireless internet access: Connect to the eduroam network using your COTC student credentials to log in.

IT Helpdesk

Service desk: 740.366.9244 or 614.688.4357 (HELP) Press 3 for Managed IT Services
24/7 service is provided in partnership with Ohio State. If you are calling after regular business hours, please identify yourself as a COTC student so that the support staff can help you most effectively.