health services technology
The North Central State College Health Services Technology degree is designed for students wanting to be cross-trained in several health care skills. Graduates will be able to perform more than one health care function in the ever changing health care delivery system.
Where You Could Go
Jobs are available for Health Service graduates today, and for the foreseeable future. You could find employment in hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and with other health service providers.
NC State maintains formal transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities throughout the state of Ohio. These should help you make a smooth transition toward your bachelor’s degree, or beyond. In addition, opportunities may be available to pursue further education in specific areas of study while working in the field.
Technicians are valuable employees in today’s competitive market, specialists in a number of medical areas are in high demand. By combining multiple certificates to achieve your associate degree in Health Services Technology, you will have additional specialized skills to increase your versatility and value to employers.
North Central State College partners with the Adult Education Centers in the region to provide these medical certifications.
- Central Ohio EMS Training
- Madison Adult Education
- Pioneer Career and Technical Center
- Ashland County - West Holmes Career Center Adult Education
- Knox County Career Center Adult Education
Click on the links below for regional job growth and salaries.
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Courses Plan by Semester
Descriptions of Courses
Students will be required to select at least two or more specialized areas beyond the general education requirements and the core health technology courses.
Certificates by State, National, and certifying organizations will show competency in the specialized areas. Those areas include:
- Coding and Billing
- Community Health Worker
- Dental Assisting
- Electrocardiography Technician
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy Technician
- State Tested Nurse Aid
- Surgical Technician
Since there are many combinations of specialization, students should contact the program director to discuss their career goals, and plan for their individualized curriculum.
Students must complete a minimum of 68 credits as follows:
- 21 credits from general education core courses.
- 17 credits from basic core courses
- 30 credits from technical electives, including the completion of at least two area of specialization
Students who are seeking another degree option or who already have a health technology degree may enroll in additional specialization areas to obtain certification.
*The North Central Region of Ohio includes these counties: Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Wayne, Holmes, Medina, Huron, Seneca, Wyandot, Marion, Morrow, Knox, and Delaware.