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Admission Steps for the Certificate Program

Complete CLC’s steps to apply and enroll. For more information about the program, contact the program faculty.

Admission Steps for the A.A.S. Program

  1. Attend a Health Information Technology Information Session.
  2. Complete CLC’s steps to apply and enroll.
    • Ensure that your transcripts (high school, GED and college) include your graduation date.
    • Be sure to submit a HIT screening form to Admissions and Recruitment.
  3. Take the NLN Pre-Admission Exam (PAX).
  4. Meet the Minimum Selection Criteria.
    Your official transcripts and records must show that you satisfy all of the criteria.

Screening Deadline

This is a limited enrollment program. Students are required to meet the screening requirements in effect at the time of screening. Students who screen and are accepted into a limited enrollment program will be required to complete the curriculum that is in place at the time of entrance into the program. If students who screen are not granted admission, they must rescreen and satisfy all screening and curriculum requirements in place for a future program start.

Screening Deadline: First Wednesday in February

Health Requirements

Review the health requirements for medical career program students (PDF).

If You Are Accepted into the Program

You will be required to undergo a background check and a urine drug screen. The results of the background check and drug screen may result in losing your seat in the program. The costs for the testing are your responsibility.

If you are selected for the program, you are required to attend a mandatory orientation session. Failure to attend the mandatory orientation session may result in losing your seat in the program and the next qualified student on the list will be selected in your place.

You must earn a grade of “C or better” in all HIT and BIO courses.

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