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Patient Care Technician

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Patient Care Technician program offers opportunities to individuals interested in entering the health care field and to those currently employed in the field who wish to seek additional credentials to compliment their current skill set. Successful students will obtain three certifications and will have the opportunity to test for a fourth:*Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) *Training Medicator Aid (TMA) *Certified EKG Tech (CET) *Phlebotomy Certification (optional)

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

  • Median wage: $31.97/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.52/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: