Adult Health Occupations

Last Updated: 3/29/2022 2:30 AM








The West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses has granted full accreditation for this 12-month (Aug – Aug) adult program. Program provides professional curriculum per classroom and clinical instruction. The Licensed Practical Nurse performs direct nursing care to clients, administers medications and therapeutic treatments under the direct supervision of registered nurses or physicians. Passing the NCLEX national exam is required to work as a licensed practical nurse. Pass rate for MTEC is 95% to 100% annually.



This 9-month (Aug – May) adult program prepares a beginning technologist in the skills which are necessary to assist medical and nursing personnel in operating rooms, surgery clinics and sterile processing facilities/areas. Upon completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for Surgical Technologists (CST) and the second certification (CRCST) for Certified Registered Central Service Technicians.  Click here for more detailed info.



This 9-month (Aug – May) adult program is designed to train individuals to become multi-skilled allied health professionals. Practitioners work in physician offices, laboratories and perform both administrative and clinical duties. Program consists of classroom/lab instruction as well as a clinical internship in a medical office. Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible to sit for the (AMT) American Medical Technologists exam to become a Registered Medical Assistant and (NHA) National Healthcareer Association for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.  In addition, students will attain advance standing applied to the PN program.



The Certified Pharmacy Technician Preparation program is a 9-month (August – May) program. Professional curriculum is delivered per classroom instruction, web-based CD modules, WVU School of Pharmacy laboratory, and clinical experience. This course includes certification requirements, pharmacy law, medical/pharmacy terminology, pharmacology, pharmacy math, pharmacy operations, medication distribution and inventory. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) national exam. The Pharmacy Technician Program is open to adults and high school students.



Dental Assisting is a 9-month (Aug – May) program consisting of classroom/lab instruction and a clinical internship. Students acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of dental office procedures/laboratory techniques, which include: preliminary examinations, assisting chair-side dentistry, charting, appointment scheduling, maintaining patient records, radiation and health safety, and infection control. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) exam. The Dental Assistant Program is open to adults and high school students.


Mission Statement: MTEC prepares students to succeed in high-demand occupations and post-secondary education by promoting quality instruction, active engagement and collaborative partnerships. Core Values: Every student has the opportunity to be career and college ready. Performance-based learning narrows the skills gap. Learning is rigorous, relevant, diverse and promotes positive relationships.

Additional Info


If you plan to change careers or enter into a health occupation training program, today's the day to take action!  Monongalia Technical Educational Center's programs prepare adult students for the workforce and assist with job placement opportunities.  This is your year to get started.


Health Occupations Application HERE


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