All applicants who meet the admissions criteria, including the technical standards, and who demonstrate the ability and enthusiasm to successfully complete the program are considered for admission to the School of Cardiovascular Technology. All applicants are considered on an individual basis, regardless of race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sex or handicap.
The Admissions Committee accepts 15 students each year for each program cycle, which starts in September.
To be eligible, every applicant must:
- Be 18 years old by September 1 of the year the program starts
- Possess a high school diploma or general educational development (GED)
- Have completed the following pre-requisite college courses: Anatomy & Physiology I and II with a minimum GPA of 3.0, College Algebra (or Chemistry or Physics) with a minimum GPA of 2.5, English Composition I with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale)
- Complete pre-requisite courses by August 15, prior to the start of the program
- Participate in a formal interview process
To apply for admission, applicants must send the following items to the School of Cardiovascular Technology by April 15:
- Completed application form with a $50 application fee payable to the School of Cardiovascular Technology
- A copy of high school transcripts or GED
- Official transcripts from any post-high school education or educational evaluation company
- Three letters of recommendation – one from a professional (teacher or employer) and two from other personal contacts (excluding family members)
Every applicant must check with the School of Cardiovascular Technology's administrative office to make sure that we have received all application materials and that all information on the application is correct and current.
The program director and an instructor conduct in-person interviews in May. During the interview process, each applicant must complete the 12-minute Wonderlic Scholastic Level test and compose two brief essays. Our admissions committee meets in early June to determine which candidates to accept into the program, and students are notified of their admission status by mail shortly thereafter.