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General Occupational Technology Health Transfer

Curriculum Description

The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade their skills and to earn an associate degree by taking courses suited for their occupational interests and/or needs. The curriculum content will be individualized for students according to their occupational interests and needs. A program of study for each student will be selected from associate degree-level courses offered by the College. Graduates will become more effective workers, better qualified for advancements within their field of employment, and become qualified for a wide range of entry-level employment opportunities.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively through writing, reading, speaking, and listening through the demonstration of information literacy
  • Analyze problems and make logical conclusions
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills through cooperative learning and group interaction
  • Demonstrate quantitative competencies
  • State an academic goal related to the student’s chosen track in health sciences

After Graduation

  • Medical Assisting:
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Occupational Technology Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sonography
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Veterinary Medical Technology

Potential employers for graduates:

  • Hospitals
  • Veterinarians
  • Outpatient Centers
  • Doctor's Offices
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Medical Research Centers

Contact for information

Health and Public Services
Health and Public Services
Office: 828-395-1668
Department Directory

Office hours

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Subject to change depending on availability.