b'Selection Process Program openings are filled based on Selective Admission; applicants are ranked based on their individual achievement test scores and prior college course work. Student ranking for entry into the PHT/Navigator program is based on a point system. Students are awarded points for the required ACT, the AAS general education course grades, and the cumulative GPA. Program enrollment is a floating number which can fluctuate each year based on availability of clinical rotation slots. Students who are selected are also held to the following program policies. PHT/Navigator Program Policies All Health Science students are required to submit to substance testing in accordance with the substance testing policy and procedures for the Health Sciences Division. View the Health Sciences Division Substance Testing Policy. A physical examination, immunization records, CPR Certification and completed health form, signed by a Medical Physician, are required prior to the first meeting of the program. View the MGCCC Health Sciences Division Pre-Entrance Health Form. Upon admission to the Public Health Technology/Navigator Program, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA on the required courses and complete each course with a C or better. Adherence to additional clinical affiliation requirements may be necessary depending on clinical rotation placement. (i.e. hospital orientation, HIPAA training, CPR certification) Health Sciences Division Student Manual (PDF)Public Health Technology/Navigator CourseworkPublic Health Technology/Navigator - The Public Health Technology/Navigator curriculum is a stackable credentialed 2-yr program of study that prepares the graduate to work in jobs with titles such as public health specialist, patient navigator, health insurance navigator, health care advocate, and public health educator.As a certificate, diploma, and/or academic degree program, the Public Health Technology/Navigator concentration is designed to be compatible with a wide range of health systems, state regulations, and health services delivery models that recognize the value that services provide to enhance the public health of patients and communities. Freshman Year First Year - Certificate - Public Health Technology/Navigator PHT 1113 - Intro to Health Care & Public Health Credit(s): 3 PHT 1123 - HealthCare Delivery Credit(s): 3 PHT 1213 - Prevention and Community Health Credit(s): 3 PHT 1223 - Health Insurance Credit(s): 3 PHT 1233 - Public Health Statistics and Analysis Credit(s): 3 PHT 2113 - Introduction to Epidemiology Credit(s): 3 PHT 2123 - Health Information Access and Analysis Credit(s): 3 PHT 2133 - Public Health Practicum I Credit(s): 3 HUS 1133 - Social Problems Credit(s): 3 MET 1113 or HIT 1213 - Medical Terminology Credit(s): 3 Total Credits: 30 Total Certificate Credits:30 217'