Application Requirements for Selective Health Science Programs

Frequently Asked Questions for our Health Care Applicants

In order to ensure that our healthcare students have the best preparation and chance for success, we have developed requirements for students to meet prior to enrolling in these programs. The details below answer some of our most often asked questions.

What do I need to enroll in the Registered Nurse (RN / ADN) Program?

  • Application Deadline: January 15th
  • TEAS Exam: Complete within 3 years with the following minimum scores:
    • Math (63.3%)
    • Science (45.8%)
    • English (60.0%)
    • Reading (69.0%)
  • MAT143 – Statistics (or equivalent): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
  • 4-Credit human biological Lab Science: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years; Preferred: Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology)

What do I need to enroll in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program?

  • Deadline: September 1st
  • TEAS Exam: Complete within 3 years
    • Math (50.0%)
    • Science (35.4%)
    • English (53.3%)
    • Reading (54.8%)
  • MAT126 – Topics in Mathematics: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years) or placement out of MAT 126

What do I need to Bridge from LPN to RN?

  • Deadline: November 15th
  • A Currnt LPN License with a minimum of 1 Year Experience
  • TEAS Exam: Complete within 3 years
    • Math (63.3%)
    • Science (45.8%)
    • English (60.0%)
    • Reading (69.0%)
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • MAT143 – Statistics (or equivalent): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • BIO 199 – Anatomy & Physiology I: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • ENG 101 – College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher
    • PSY 105 – Intro to Psychology: Complete with a C+ or higher

What is required for Advanced Standing in the Nursing program?

  • Deadline: November 1st
  • LPN License or Completion of NUR 111
  • TEAS Exam: Complete within 3 years
    • Math (63.3%)
    • Science (45.8%)
    • English (60.0%)
    • Reading (69.0%)
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • MAT 143 – Statistics (or equivalent): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • BIO 199 – Anatomy & Physiology I: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • ENG 101 – College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher
    • PSY 105 – Intro to Psychology: Complete with a C+ or higher

What is required to enroll in the Physical Therapist Assistant program?

  • Deadline: May 15th
  • Required Courses – complete prior to applying
    • MAT 143 – Statistics (or equivalent): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • ENG 101 – College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher
    • 4-Credit human biological Science: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)

What do I need to enroll in the Dental Hygiene Program?

  • Deadline: February 1st
  • Required Courses – complete prior to applying
    • MAT126 – Topics in Mathematics: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years) or placement out of MAT 126
    • BIO 199 – Anatomy & Physiology I: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • BIO 204 – Anatomy & Physiology II: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • ENG 101 – College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher

What do I need to enroll in the Paramedic Technology Program?

  • Deadline: February 1st
  • EMT certification (current): Basic and/or Advanced
  • 75 documented patient contact: (minimum) or one-year experience as Basic or Advanced EMT
  • Required Courses – complete prior to applying
    • ENG 101 – College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher
    • MAT 092 – Foundations of Mathematics: Complete with C+ or higher or placement above.