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 other Anoka Tech Health Science Technology programs.
Some courses may require appropriate test score or completion of basic math, basic English and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.
By completing this program, students will achieve the following learning outcomes.
*Course has prerequisite, see course schedule.
Design your own sequence to work with your schedule.
All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certificate must meet the cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.
According to the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, people in entry-level 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
For service during summer hours, contact Enrollment Services
Certificate Program Guide