A Psychiatric Technician is a licensed member of the professional health services team who works with individuals who are mentally ill and/or developmentally disabled. Psychiatric Technicians find jobs training developmentally disabled individuals in the community or at developmental centers, and caring for mentally ill people in the prison health system or private and state mental hospitals. The program prepares the student to meet the requirements for Psychiatric Technician licensure examination. See the Psychiatric Technician program licensure examination pass rates here.
Please read the Psychiatric Technician Program (PDF) Information Sheet to get detailed information about the application process for admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program. Carefully read the:
Who Becomes a Psychiatric Technician?
Minimum Standards for Applicants
Associate in Science Degree Psychiatric Technician
Psychiatric Technician Certificate Curriculum
Where Are Psychiatric Technicians Employed?
What is the Typical Salary Range for Psychiatric Technicians?