Admissions Requirements

Discover the admissions requirements and how to apply
to the practical nursing, basic nursing assistant, medical assistant,
or chairside assistant programs at SCC.

Admissions Requirements

State Career College requires entering students to be at least 17 years of age and have earned a HS Diploma or GED. Each applicant will also need to meet with an Admissions Advisor and submit a formal application. Additional admissions criteria may also be required, but varies by program. Additional details by programs can be found below.

Practical Nursing Admissions Requirements

  1. Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of making an application to the NCLEX-PN.
  2. The applicant must show verification of high school graduation by a diploma or high school transcript (showing date of graduation) or by test scores from the GED.
  3. Students must demonstrate academic readiness by bypassing the PN entrance exam. Benchmark: 70%.
  4. Applicant must have clinical healthcare-related work experience or successfully completed a program in the clinical healthcare-related program from an accredited institution recognized by the USDE (Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, EMT, Paramedics, Phlebotomist, Patient Care Technician).

Medical Assistant Admissions Requirements

No additional requirements at this time.

Basic Nursing Assistant Admissions Requirements

In additional to the age and education requirements, our BNA program applicants will also have to submit to a background check and pass an entrance exam. Please talk to an Admissions Advisor for more information about these two steps. We’re Help to help!

Chairside Assistant Admissions Requirements

No additional requirements at this time.

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