Health Science Technology | WKCTC

Health Science Technology

Launch your healthcare career with versatile, job-ready training for a variety of medical fields.

Program Contact
Beth Swadley
Program Coordinator
(270) 534-3397
GET STARTED TODAY (270) 554-9200


What is Health Science Technology?

Health Science Technology (HST) is designed to prepare students for entry-level career opportunities in the field of health care and health-related services. You can earn your Health Science Technology AAS and start your career at a Medical Receptionist, Medical Coder, or work as a Phlebotomist.

Many of the general education and core courses are required courses for completion of varied professional health programs, providing a seamless transition into a selective admission program. Students awaiting admission to a selective admission program will be placed in the Health  Science Technology degree option.


Health student practicing patient care.

Getting Started

What are my degree, diploma, and certificate options?

Certificates (Students are required to complete a minimum of 3 certificates to satisfy the HST degree requirements)
A total of 35 elective hours are also required to earn the Health Science Technology - AAS

Certificate options include, but not limited to:

How Do I Pay For This?

Worry no more. With the lowest tuition in Kentucky, financial aid options, and a helping hand to guide you through the application process, WKCTC has you covered. WKCTC will help you reach your goals at a price that won't break the bank.

Some programs may require additional cost.

What Else Do I Need to Know?

Additional Information

Talk to your advisor to determine which, if any, of these are required for your degree path.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in collaboration with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Request Information