Program-Specific Selective Admissions Criteria

In addition to meeting the General Admissions Requirements, applicants to the following programs must also meet the following selective criteria.

Cardiovascular Sonography

The Cardiovascular Sonography program requires a program director interview and a criminal background check for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” section in this catalog for details.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program requires a criminal background check for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” section in this catalog for details.

EKG Technician

To be admitted into this course, prospective students must certify that they understand the exam eligibility requirements of the national certification agencies they wish for which they may wish to test. No other entrance requirements or examinations are required.

Nursing

The Nursing program requires a criminal background check and an interview with the Program Director for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” section in this catalog for details. The Program Director interview takes into consideration previous academic performance, healthcare experience, and overall professional presentation. The outcome of the Program Director interview is considered in ranking applicants.

Phlebotomy Technician

To be admitted into this course, prospective students must certify that they understand the exam eligibility requirements of the national certification agencies they wish for which they may wish to test. No other entrance requirements or examinations are required.

Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist Assistant program requires a criminal background check and an interview with the Program Director for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” section in this catalog for details. The Program Director interview takes into consideration previous academic performance, healthcare experience, and overall professional presentation. The outcome of the Program Director interview is considered in ranking applicants.

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing program requires a criminal background check, drug screen and an interview with the Program Director for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” and “Drug Testing” sections in this catalog for details. The Program Director interview takes into consideration previous academic performance, healthcare experience, and overall professional presentation. The outcome of the Program Director interview is considered in ranking applicants.

Respiratory Therapy

The Respiratory Therapy program requires a criminal background check and an interview with the Program Director for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” section in this catalog for details. The Program Director interview takes into consideration previous academic performance, healthcare experience, and overall professional presentation. The outcome of the Program Director interview is considered in ranking applicants.

Sterile Processing Technician

To be admitted into this course, prospective students must certify that they understand the IAHCSMM exam eligibility requirements. No other entrance requirements or examinations are required.

Surgical Technologist

The Surgical Technologist program requires a criminal background check and an interview with the Program Director for admission. See the “Criminal Background Check” section in this catalog for details. The Program Director interview takes into consideration previous academic performance, healthcare experience, and overall professional presentation. The outcome of the Program Director interview is considered in ranking applicants.