Online Certificate

Patient Care Technician

Make a difference at the patient's bedside as a patient care technician. Our certificate program trains you to provide essential care and support in various healthcare settings.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Patient Care Technician Certificate

Course length

24 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours



*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

With your Patient Care Technician Certificate, you’ll have the knowledge you need to pursue a fulfilling career in healthcare as a valued member of a patient care team. Program content will give you a solid foundation in the principles of patient care, including infection control, mobility support, monitoring of vital signs and personal hygiene assistance. Through learning to support patients’ physical and emotional needs, you’ll be prepared to provide exceptional care in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and other healthcare facilities.

Regional Data (Ohio)

A medical assistant in the state of Ohio can earn an average of $37,560 per year.

Source: None


Career Paths 


Patient Care Technician


Home Health Aide


Medical Assistant


Rehabilitation Technician


Dialysis Technician

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Do you have a keen interest in healthcare and an innate drive to help others?
  • Circle icon Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Circle icon Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a healthcare environment?
  • Circle icon Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Circle icon Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team of healthcare professionals excite you?
  • Circle icon Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with data, managing records or handling administrative tasks?