How quickly can I complete the patient care
technician certificate program?
Students can complete the certificate in just two
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.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
Students pursuing a healthcare certificate should expect to take
classes face-to-face to experience hands-on learning. Some
general education classes may be offered online.
Can I pursue an associate degree after I complete a
Students who complete a healthcare certificate are encouraged to
keep going because they are well on their way to completing
the Associate of
Applied Science in Health Services Technology.
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for
The Patient Care Technician certificate
is eligible for the short-term certificate grant available
to students with demonstrated financial need as well as
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
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at
740.366.9435 or email NWKemail@example.com.