Health Opportunity Technical Center

Overview of Health Opportunity Technical Center

The campus of Health Opportunity Technical Center is in Miami Gardens, FL, which is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Health Opportunity Technical Center include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Health Opportunity Technical Center Selectivity

Admission at Health Opportunity Technical Center is selective, not open to all who apply.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 101 students enrolled (152 full-time equivalent). Health Opportunity Technical Center has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Health Opportunity Technical Center, Inc. is committed to providing superior quality in allied health education to very cultural diverse community. Through innovative delivery systems and the uncompromising dedication, the institution will focus on enriching lives of the traditional as well as the non-traditional student, in providing skills for entry level employment in health related fields."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Health Opportunity Technical Center

Health Opportunity Technical Center
18441 NW 2nd Ave Ste 300
Miami Gardens , FL 33169
General Phone: (305) 249-2275

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Health Opportunity Technical Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine150EMT ambulance attendant, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology0pharmacy tech, electrocardiograph tech, phlebotomy, dialysis tech

Number of programs and degrees for Health Opportunity Technical Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year757
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years752

Health Opportunity Technical Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Health Opportunity Technical Center had a total enrollment of 101 students (152 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 9%
Women 91%
Full-Time 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 1%
22-24 4%
25-29 31%
30-34 20%
35-39 17%
40-49 20%
50-64 6%

Health Opportunity Technical Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %

Health Opportunity Technical Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of North Miami Beach, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Health Opportunity Technical Center Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Health Opportunity Technical Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Health Opportunity Technical Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4058300)

Health Opportunity Technical Center Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*4$77,500
All faculty totalcalendar year1*4$77,500

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Health Opportunity Technical Center Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

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Health Opportunity Technical Center Highlights

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What Sets Health Opportunity Technical Center Apart:

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Female % of student body
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