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Mental Health Technician

Mental Health Tech

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) certification program is designed to prepare students to enter the field of mental health services at the entry-level (minimal education, training and experience).

Students will learn the skills to effectively promote empathy, support and healing through gaining knowledge of mental health diagnosis and care of the whole person. This program is a stepping-stone to other careers in the behavioral health field.

Spring 1 2023 starts January 17th
Spring 2 2023 starts March 21st
Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Classes are located on the West Campus of Amarillo College


 Classes start in June


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Drug Screen  $32.00

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HS Diploma or GED Certificate


  1. Before registering for the course you must complete a criminal background check ($48) and drug screen ($32) with Complio. The average return time on these submissions is 5-10 business days. 
  2. Registration will be in person at Amarillo College West Campus. Please bring your immunization records and high school diploma or GED certificate with you. 
  3. Tuition to be paid upon completed registration.

Program Length

6 Weeks


Lecture $348.50
Clinicals $240.50
TOTAL $589

Evening class available with the possibility of a day class based on interest and number of registered students.

Program Advisor

Robyn Combs

West Campus, Building A
(806) 354-6088