Central Ohio Technical College

Since 1971, COTC’s purpose was and continues to be to provide students with technical skills and general education to move confidently into the future and to make an impact that resonates far beyond our campus. This integration of academics and applied career preparation to enhance student learning is essential in meeting the workforce demands and economic development needs of the people, businesses and communities served by the college. COTC has four campus locations in Central Ohio: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.

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COTC’s career programs help you start a new career or advance in your current one — sooner than you might expect. Start immediately with classes in your major and complete an associate degree in just two years or earn a certificate in as little as one semester or one year. Career-ready programs are available in the fields of:


You can also start your bachelor’s degree at COTC. Stay at home and take many of the freshman and sophomore courses you’ll find at four-year universities for a fraction of the cost. Complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree — our transfer degrees are designed just for this purpose — or take a few classes. The credits you earn transfer to all of Ohio’s public colleges and universities. Plus, we also have transfer agreements with many private four-year colleges. Transfer associate degrees are available in:


COTC tuition is among the lowest in the state, and we offer more than $1 million in scholarships annually plus grants to help reduce or eliminate your tuition completely. Most scholarships require no extra application, making it easy fit your budget.

Whatever your goal, COTC is committed to unlocking the full potential that lives within each student.


To meet the technical education and training needs of students and employers in the area.


COTC will help our students build successful futures by engaging with our industries, communities and employers to uncover opportunities that will address workforce needs, positively influence communities and impact lives for decades to come.

Advanced Manufacturing Programs

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Eric A. Heiser, PhD




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