The Diagnostic Technician Certificate (DTC) program is designed to prepare students to function in a variety of settings assisting with diagnostic testing including phlebotomy and EKG. Additional coursework within the certificate provides students with the vocabulary and communication skills necessary to work with the public in a healthcare setting.
Admissions applications for the Diagnostic Technician Certificate program are accepted for the fall and spring semesters.
See also: Diagnostic Technician certificate
Diagnostic Technician Information Sessions
Attendance at an information session is required for all applicants to the DTC program. The DTC program coordinator will share up-to-date information and answer questions regarding the curriculum, clinical assignments, support services, and course requirements.
Program Admissions Notes
- Students should matriculate (official enroll) into the DT program as soon as they decide that they are going to pursue this certificate by contacting the Admissions Office. One of the requirements for matriculation into this program includes attendance at a Diagnostic Technician or Health Science Information Session.
- The pivotal course in the Diagnostic Technician Certificate is Fundamentals of Phlebotomy (DTC104). Due to the very limited number of seats (12) in the Phlebotomy courses, students are advised to complete the other three courses before taking Phlebotomy.
- In order to apply for the Fundamentals of Phlebotomy course, you must attend an information session.
- In addition to attending an information session, admission into this Allied Health certificate requires that the student meet all College Medical and Immunization Requirements, the Diagnostic Technician Certificate’s Technical Standards (Physical and Behavioral Capabilities), and pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Record Information (SORI) check.
See also: Immunization Requirements
A student can enroll in the Diagnostic Technician Certificate program after completion of the following:*
- Admissions Application form
- Official final high school transcript or GED/HiSET test score results
- Official, original college and/or university transcripts from all previous institutions ever attended, if applicable.
*Your application will be considered incomplete until all materials are received.
For more information regarding Diagnostic Technician Program, call 774.330.4489 or 774.330.4452. For questions regarding admissions and matriculation into this program, please contact the Office of Admissions.