The Anoka Technical College Health Technology certificate is a 26-credit program. Graduates are prepared with skills to secure an entry-level position in the health care field (nursing assistant, phlebotomist and home health aide) or transfer into different Anoka Tech health programs.
Some courses may require an Accuplacer score or completion of basic math, basic English, and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.
*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.
All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.
The Anoka Technical College Health Technology certificate has credit transferability into the Anoka Technical College Health Information Technology associate in applied science (AAS) program.
To see how this program transfers to other programs, review the Anoka Tech articulation agreements at Minnesota Transfer. Articulation agreements are transfer agreements with specific programs and partnering schools. These agreements detail how specific courses transfer to a specific program at the partnering school. For a complete list of Anoka Tech’s articulation agreements listed by program please see this Minnesota Transfer link.
This program may also include Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) courses. MnTC courses transfer to meet MnTC general education courses throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. MnTC courses from Anoka Technical College transfer to any MnSCU institution to meet the same goal areas that are met at Anoka Tech.
Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Records and Registration at all transfer schools for details about the institution’s transfer process and policies.
For more information please visit our Transfer page.
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