Redefine What’s Possible

50+ Degrees and Certificates


COTC offers multiple pathways to college and career success. Gain hands-on, applicable experience to begin working in the field or transfer your credits toward a bachelor’s degree program. Whatever your goal, we equip you with the knowledge and confidence to redefine what’s possible.

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Female student outside on campus with street light and cotc banner on pole, blue skies Save time and money

  • Start immediately with classes in your major.
  • Complete an associate degree in just two years.
  • Certificates can be completed in as little as one semester or one year.
  • More than $1 million in scholarship available annually – most require no extra application.
  • No application fee, and our tuition is among the lowest in the state.

Flexibility and support services to meet you where you are

  • Four campuses in central Ohio: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.
  • Five course delivery options: on campus, hybrid, hy-flex, remote and online.
  • New classes begin six times a year: January, March, May, June, August and October.
  • Free tutoring, counseling, veteran services and recreational facilities for your academic and personal well-being.

Male student wearing hat on sidewalk outside campus building Career-ready, transfer-friendly courses and degrees

  • Career-ready associate degrees in business, engineering, IT, healthcare and public safety.
  • Transfer agreements with many universities for career-ready associate degrees.
  • Associate of Arts and Associate of Science are fully transferable to all public universities in Ohio.
  • Many general education classes are guaranteed to transfer to all public universities in Ohio.
  • Complete two years at COTC and save $10,000 or more on your bachelor’s degree.