Health Occupations Certificate (HOC)

Description

The Health Occupations Certificate provides skills that can lead to promotion and career enhancement for those with a background in health fields including Health Science, Emergency Medical Services, or Personal Fitness.

The certificate also can provide a pathway toward a health-related associate’s degree program. Students work with their advisor to select the elective courses that best meet their career goals.

Related Programs

Program Code

HOC.CT1

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Enhance career opportunities in health fields including Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Services, or Personal Fitness
  • Continue education in a health-related associate’s degree program

Curriculum

Health Occupations Certificate (HOC)

All degree-seeking students must complete a First Year Experience (FYE) course as part of the first 12 credit hours taken at Cincinnati State.

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMS 100 CPR and First Aid for the Health Care Professional 1 0 1
IM 100 Computer Literacy 1 2 2
ENG 101 English Composition 1 3 0 3
XXX XXX HPS Track Electives       7
XXX XXX Humanities Elective       3
Semester 2      
MAT 130 Intermediate Algebra for Statistics 3 2 4
COMM 1XX Communication Elective       3
XXX XXX HPS Track Electives       7
Total Credits:   8 4 30

Electives

Humanities Elective  
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology 3
Communication Elective  
COMM 105 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3

Choose one of the following tracks, in consultation with an advisor:

Emergency Medical Services Track Electives  
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice 7
EMS 120 Paramedic Anatomy and Physiology 3
MCH 104 Comprehensive Medical Terminology 3
Health Science Technology Track Electives  
Select one of the following: 14
MCH 101
  & MCH 102
  & MCH 108
  & MCH 114
  & MCH 130
Medical Terminology 1
   and Medical Terminology 2
   and Professionalism in Healthcare
   and Law and Ethics for Healthcare
   and Nurse Aide Training
 
MCH 104
  & MCH 108
  & MCH 114
  & MCH 130
Comprehensive Medical Terminology
   and Professionalism in Healthcare
   and Law and Ethics for Healthcare
   and Nurse Aide Training
 
MCH 101
  & MCH 102
  & MCH 108
  & MCH 141
  & MCH 142
Medical Terminology 1
   and Medical Terminology 2
   and Professionalism in Healthcare
   and Electrocardiography 1
   and Electrocardiography 2
 
MCH 104
  & MCH 108
  & MCH 141
  & MCH 142
Comprehensive Medical Terminology
   and Professionalism in Healthcare
   and Electrocardiography 1
   and Electrocardiography 2
 
Personal Fitness Track Electives  
HFT 151 Personal Fitness Trainer 1 4
HFT 152 Personal Fitness Trainer 2 4
MCH 108 Professionalism in Healthcare 3
HFT 156 Establishing a Personal Training Business 3

Contacts

Program Chair
Daphne Robinson, BS, RHIT - Chair, Health Sciences Technology
(513) 569-1684