May 18, 2024  
College Catalog 2024 - 2025 
College Catalog 2024 - 2025

Patient Care Technician Certificate

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Admission Requirements

Total Credits: 3

Admission Requirements Advising Note

  • This program is Offered for a Fall and Spring start at the Chelsea Campus Only.
  • Medical and CORI clearances. Prior to clinical placement this program requires that all students undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. For more information, please contact the College CORI/SORI Officer at 617-228-2193 or visit

Total Credits: 13

Total Credits: 13

Semester 2 Advising Note

  • Attend a resume writing workshop
  • Participation in employer panel
  • Review graduation requirements with Program Coordinator
  • Submit graduation application on-line

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:

  • Perform direct patient care competently.
  • Perform basic computer skills.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program qualify for employment in hospitals, clinics, chronic care facilities, and the home environment as multi-skilled workers, patient care technicians, patient care associates, medical aides, certified nursing assistants, and home health aides. The program prepares students in Healthcare Provider CPR Certifications. Graduates are eligible to sit for certification exams for State Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide.

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