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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Mental Health Technology- Psychiatric Technician, Certificate T1279

Program: T1279
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of Coursework
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
PSYC 1A Intro to Psychology 3.0
MENT 40 Interviewing & Counseling 3.0
Total:   6.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MENT 70L Intro Psyc Tech Clinical 2.0
MENT 70 Into to Psychiatric Tech 1.5
Total:   3.5
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MENT 56L Clinical Experience 4.0
MENT 56 Med/Surg Nurs Psych Tech 9.0
Total:   13.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
MENT 58L Adv Med-Surg Nsg PT Clin 1.5
MENT 58D Med Surg & Pharm Psy Tech 4.0
Total:   5.5
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
MENT 72 Nursg Care Devel Disabled 7.0
MENT 72L Nursg Care Dev Dis Clinic 5.5
Total:   12.5
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
MENT 73T Psych Nurs for Psych Tech 6.0
MENT 73L Psyc Nsg Psyc Techs Clin 5.5
Total:   11.5
Certificate: Mental Health Technology T1279 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100. You may complete READ 90 or take the reading placement exam and earn a 65 or higher (eligibility for READ 100).  

52
Total number of Units
Just
$46
Per Unit
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