The Psychiatric Technology program is a 450 clock hour program which provides an introduction to the health care industry specific to
duties and responsibilities of a Psychiatric Technician. This curriculum presents the foundational theory and skills necessary to
gain entry-level employment as a mental health employee in psychiatric treatment facilities, residential treatment program, and
other similar programs. Graduates of the program are eligible to take an examination to qualify as a Nationally Certified Psychiatric
Technician through the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians.
The program information packet is available on the college website for answers to frequently asked questions, program schedule and more specific details.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Allied Health Department for assistance in planning your program of study.