Certificate in Community Health Worker
Northwest Technical College

Program Details

NTC offers the online Certificate in Community Health Worker. In this program, students will learn how to help navigate clients through systems and community services, overcome barriers, understand options, and access and benefit from health services. A community health worker is a health and social services paraprofessional who works on the front lines with people who need assistance and guidance in getting health care. 

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Legal/ethical implications
  • Medical applications
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Health promotion

Community health workers may serve as advisors, case managers, or referral sources. They are advocates, facilitators, motivators, culture brokers, and interpreters who mentor people to help the health care providers respond to patients.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Technical College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score