Health Navigator Associate Degree | Northcentral Technical College

Health Navigator

Associate Degree

The Health Navigator Associate Degree program will prepare graduates for employment in a variety of health industries including public health, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies and a variety of non-profit agencies involved in serving the community. The goal of the program is to educate frontline health workers with expertise and experience in assisting individuals and communities to navigate the U.S. community health, health care and health insurance systems.

program at a Glance

Health Navigator 60 Credit Associate Degree

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Mostly Available
  • Medford Mostly Available
  • Phillips Mostly Available
  • Spencer Mostly Available
  • Wittenberg Mostly Available

Approximate Cost

$12,334 (Tuition: $9249, Books: $3085)

Average Starting Salary

$34,445 According to Economic Modeling Specialists International.

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Northcentral Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Northcentral Technical College, 1000 W. Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401. Phone: 715.803.1057

program Outcomes

  • Provide information and refer patients, based on the identified barriers and needs, to appropriate resources and services available to the patient
  • Exhibit behaviors and conduct that reflect safe, legal and ethical practice
  • Demonstrate adaptability and the ability to manage conflicts in the changing healthcare environment
  • Demonstrate networking and marketing skills in the health care environment
  • Incorporate evidence-based healthcare practices into the delivery of services
  • Communicate effectively with the healthcare team, diverse patient populations and their families
  • Demonstrate ability to improve patient outcomes for a specific illness or complex disease

Potential Careers

  • Community Health Worker
  • Patient Navigator
  • Health Insurance Navigator

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Earn Credit for What You Know

This program offers opportunities for you to test out of classes by demonstrating your learning from past work or life experiences.

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Additional program Information

CPR Requirement

Current CPR certification is required prior to clinical placement. Accepted certifications include Professional Rescuer & Healthcare Provider (ARC) or Healthcare Provider (AHA).

Criminal Background Check

This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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Submit your online application today at www.ntc.edu/apply

For more information on this program, contact admissions at 715.675.3331 or email admissions@ntc.edu.

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First, fill out our application

The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.

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Then, submit one of the following:

Documentation can be sent via email to admissions@ntc.edu, via mail, addressed to: Northcentral Technical College, ATTN: Admissions, 1000 W. Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401, or delivered in person to any NTC campus.

  • High school transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Contact the high school you attended if you do not have a copy of your transcript.

  • ACT composite score of 18 or above. Request an ACT College Report from ACT or contact the high school you graduated from if you do not have a copy on hand.

  • Accuplacer scores of 47 or above in math, 74 or above in reading, and 79 or above in sentence skills. If you did not take the Accuplacer at NTC, contact the college at which you took it to obtain a copy of your scores.

  • College transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 over a minimum of 12 credits, earned at a single college.

If you do not meet any one of the above criteria, don’t worry, complete the application anyway and we will contact you to discuss your options.

What’s next? We’ll review your application and the documentation you’ve submitted and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.

Have Questions?

If you have questions about the program or the admissions process, contact our admissions team via email at admissions@ntc.edu, via phone at 715.675.3331 Ext. 5860, or by filling out our information request form.

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