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Allied Health

Fitness Management

This five semester program provides you for employment in the fitness industry – from a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) to a Group Fitness Instructor (GFI).

Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy program is a four semester, clinically-oriented program, which prepares students for licensure by the Ohio State Medical Board.

Massage Therapy Certificate

This certificate program is a two year, part-time, evening program that provides you with the fundamental skills to become a massage therapist.

Medical Assistant

After 2 years, the Medical Assistant program enables you to work in ambulatory settings, such as physicians' offices, clinics and group practices, and perform administrative and clinical procedures.

Medical Records/Health Information Management

The Medical Records/Health Information Management program will prepare you for an exciting career as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) in 2 years.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Hocking's 5 semester Physical Therapist Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Practical Nursing

The Diploma in Practical Nursing and prepares you to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Registered Nursing

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing prepares students to apply and take the National Council of Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Transition Program - PN2RN

The PN2RN track is a three semester course of study that allows a Licensed Practical Nurse to complete the requirements for an associate's degree and become eligible to take the NCLEX-RN.

Dental Hygiene

The Associated of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene is a five semester course of study. Pending accreditation, graduates of the program will be eligible to take the National and Regional board exams and state laws exam to become a Registered Dental Hygienist.

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Arts, Business, & Science

Accounting & Financial Services

Hocking College’s 2 year Accounting and Financial Services program offers a wide variety of training to meet the needs of the accounting field. 

Addiction Counseling

Hocking's Addiction counseling program is Ohio’s only two-year program that prepares you for licensure as a chemical dependency counselor.

Art, Design, and Marketing

At Hocking College, students develop the skills necessary to become accomplished artists in the two-year art and design degree program.

Associate of Arts

The curriculum for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree, grounded in the traditional liberal arts, prepares students to enter a broad variety of bachelor's degree majors.

Associate of Individualized Study

The Associate of Individualized Study (AIS) is an individually planned program designed to serve an educational objective that isn't offered through another Hocking College program.

Associate of Science

The Associate of Science (AS) degree prepares students to enter a broad variety of bachelor's degree majors with a focus on either social or natural sciences after 2 years.

Associate of Technical Study

This 2 year program combines two or more technical degree programs from Hocking College to fit a student's unique needs.

Business Management & Entrepreneurship

In 2 years, Hocking’s Business Management and Entrepreneurship program prepares you for work in a variety of business management jobs.

Early Childhood Education

This 2 year program enables you to become licensed and work as an early childhood educator in Ohio schools, and gives the foundation to pursue a Bachelor's degree and become a full-time teacher. 

Insurance Certificate

This online certificate program that prepares students for the AINS General Insurance Certificate exam in just one semester. 

Music Management

This music management program is designed to prepare students for careers in music production and music management in two years.

Office Administration

This 2 year office management program emphasizes communication, information management, and administrative procedures vital for success in today's business office.

Real Estate Certificate

Hocking College offers a one semester certificate program that prepares students to take the state of Ohio's Real Estate exam.

Ohio Transfer Module (OTM) 

The OTM prepares students with an Assoc. of Art or Assoc. of Science to transfer to another public institution in Ohio.

Website & Applications Development

In 2 years, Hocking College’s Website and Application Development program prepares students for an entry level position as a website or application developer position.

Engineering & IT

Automotive Technology

Hocking College’s 2 year Automotive Technology program trains students in conventional and advanced vehicular service techniques.

Cyber Security and Network Systems

Securing data systems is a major ongoing challenge in today's world, and the 2 year Network Systems and Cyber Security degree program can prepare you to enter this field.

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Hocking College’s 2 year Culinary Arts program teaches the fundamentals of baking and pastry production as well as the management skills of the modern kitchen.

Culinary Arts

Hocking College’s 2 year Culinary Arts program incorporates cooking and management skill training in a state-of-the-art cooking laboratory.

Hotel & Restaurant Management

This program focuses on providing students with the opportunity to gain hospitality training and a broad knowledge of the business side of hospitality and restaurant management in just 2 years.

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Natural Resources

Advanced Energy

The Advanced Energy Program provides students with the skills necessary to enter a career in the growing field of Photovoltaic (PV) installation in 2 years.


The 2 year Agroecology program uses the study of ecology to evaluate the productivity of agricultural systems.

Ecotourism & Adventure Travel

In 2 years, students will experience some of the most unique training opportunities by obtaining skills that focus on travel that is environmentally sound, culturally sensitive, and economically sustainable.

Construction Management -
Commercial & Residential Electricty

The Electrical Construction Management program trains students in commercial and residential electricity management and skilled craftwork in just 2 years.

Construction Management - Carpentry

In 2 years, students in the Carpentry program are prepared to be involved in planning, estimating, scheduling, and execution of a variety of commercial and residential projects.

Fish Management & Aquaculture Sciences

The Fisheries Resource Management and Aquaculture program prepares you for a career working with both game and non-game species for fish in just 2 years.

Equine Health & Complimentary Therapies

The 2 year Equine Health and Complementary Therapies Program teaches students traditional and non-traditional equine health care.

Farrier Science & Business

Hocking's 2 year Farrier Science program offers both techniques for shoeing horses as well as a business plan to get you started in establishing a successful farrier business.

Geographic Information & Global Positioning Systems Certificate

The Geographic Information and Global Positioning Technology trains students in mapping, scientific data collection, computers and much more, in just one year.

Forest Management

After 2 years, graduates of the Forest Management program have the skills to gain employment with public and private forestry organizations.

GeoEnvironmental Science

The GeoEnvironmental Science program prepares you to  work daily to preserve and restore the quality of our natural environment in just 2 years.

Natural & Historical Interpretation

In 2 years, students in the Natural and Historical Interpretation program are trained to educate others about the environment and human connections to it.

Heavy Equipment Management 

This 2 year program helps students to become proficient in operating machines like bulldozers, tracked excavators, backhoes, skid steers, off road dump trucks, and more.

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

The Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate provides training and experience in the operation of heavy equipment, as well as the fundamentals of equipment maintenance and repair in just one year.

Wilderness Horsemanship

In this 2 year program, graduates will gain practical experience in working with horses, mules, and people in wilderness settings. 

Natural Resources Law Enforcement

The Natural Resources Law Enforcement program prepares students for emergency service and visitor assistance careers in natural resources fields in 2 years.

Timber Harvesting & Tree Care Certificate

In just 1 year, the Timber Harvesting/Tree Care Certificate provides experience in basic climbing equipment and its proper use in tree forestry.


This 2 year training in welding uses a variety of AWS certification models that offers training in methods like ARC, MIG, TIG, soldering, metallurgy fundamentals, pipe welding, and more.

Wildlife Resources Management

The 2 year Wildlife program is a hands-on, experience-based curriculum that teaches field skills and a strong conceptual understanding of wildlife management, ecology, and conservation.

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Program

Hocking College's CDL Training School offers truck driver training in a variety of course models to fit any timeline and only takes 1 semester to earn your CDL.

Wastewater Management

The 2 year Wastewater program teaches students comprehensive skills in collecting, analyzing, distributing, and monitoring water/wastewater.

Public Safety

Criminal Justice - Corrections

This 2 year program has been designed to incorporate industry standard certificates and to maximize transfer options for students into bachelor’s degree programs. 

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement

This 2 year program gives students the ability to attend the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in the fourth semester.

EMT Paramedic Certificate

The EMT certificate program prepares students for entry level employment as an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic (Advanced Life Support) in 2 years.

Fire & Emergency Medical Services

Fire and Emergency Medical Services is a 5 semester program that prepares students to meet community needs for fire and emergency medical protection.

Firefighter Certificate

The Firefighter II Certification is one of the fastest growing certificate programs at Hocking College and can be earned in just 1 semester.

Ohio Peace Officer Basic Certificate

The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (O.P.O.T.A.) certification is one of the most popular Hocking College certificate programs and can be earned in just one semester. 

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Coming Soon

Hocking College is currently developing four new academic programs. All of the developing programs are expected to launch by the Autumn 2018 semester.

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