Program Admissions

Entrance Requirements

  1. Grade of C or better in BIO 110 or equivalent.
  2. Grade of C or better in MTH 098 or equivalent or appropriate score on the algebra placement test.
  3. Grade of C or better in MTH 097 or equivalent or grade of C or better in two semesters of high school geometry or appropriate score on the geometry placement test.
  4. Score in the 25th percentile or better in each section of the PSB-HOA exam.

Admissions Procedures


Admission Screening Procedures

Admission to this program is selective. Students may obtain applications for admission online at http://www.elgin.edu/enroll. Applications are reviewed in the order received, and candidates will be notified of their status. Candidates are encouraged to apply during the spring semester (January) to be considered for acceptance into classes that begin each fall semester (August).

Special Admission Requirements

Criminal background checks and drug testing are required of all health professions students. Students demonstrating a positive background check or drug test will be denied admission to health professions programs. Students demonstrating a positive background check or drug test while enrolled in health professions courses will be dismissed from the program.

Program Requirements

Students must complete all required courses with a minimum grade of C. Prior credits in biology, chemistry and mathematics must have been earned within the last 10 years. A completed medical form and proof of health insurance must be on file prior to beginning clinical practicums.  Students must provide their own uniform and transportation to and from all clinical sites.

Graduation Requirements

It is the responsibility of the student to know and fulfill all degree/certificate academic requirements and graduation procedures.

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Note: Criminal background checks and drug testing are required for all health professions programs. Students demonstrating a positive background check or positive drug test will be denied admission to health professions programs. Students demonstrating a positive background check or positive drug test while enrolled in health professions programs will be dismissed from the program.