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/ACT 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 of Applied Science (AAS) degree, diploma, or certification must meet a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.
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