The Mental Health Technician (MHT) program prepares students in the theoretical and clinical practice of assisting patients receiving care in mental and/or behavioral health units. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the certification exam for nursing assistants and mental health technicians.

The MHT short certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions in mental health agencies, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, or other health care agencies assisting with the care of clients/residents, including those with psychiatric disorders, under the leadership of a registered nurse.

To earn the certificate, students must:

  1. Complete the established MHT curriculum
  2. Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0
  3. Have no outstanding financial or library obligations to the college
Program Information

Primary Contact: Ms. Shannon McNabb


Office: 334-556-2388

Secondary Contact: Ms. Brandie Yeomans, Division Director


Office: 334-556-2429