The Anoka Technical College Health Technology certificate is a 26-credit program that provides students with skills to secure an entry-level position in the health care field (nursing assistant, phlebotomist and home health aide) or courses to transfer into the different health programs.
See Graduation Requirements.
*Course has prerequisite, see course schedule.
**Course is offered as a non-credit course and therefore is ineligible for financial aid and cannot be used toward the 26 credits required for graduation.
See Graduation Standards in Student Handbook.
The Anoka Technical College Health Technology certificate has credit transferability into the Anoka Technical College Health Information Technology associate in applied science (AAS) program.
The Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) allows students to transfer general education courses throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. MnTC courses from Anoka Technical College may transfer to any MnSCU institution; however, students are encouraged to contact the Office of Records and Registration at the institution to which you will be transferring for course equivalencies.
A list of articulation agreements and a link to the transfer guide can be found here: www.mntransfer.org/students/plan/s_agreements.php?numResults=25&archive=false&from_inst=70&from_prog=&to_inst=&Search=Search
According to the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, people in entrylevel health care careers are people who tend to:
Employers look for entry-level health care personnel who like to help people and do not mind hard work. Employees must be responsible, compassionate, emotionally stable, and cheerful. They also need to be tactful, honest, and discreet about patients’ private lives.
Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Health Technology Certificate Gainful Employment Report