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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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

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

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