Health Career programs at HACC are selective and competitive. Learn about applying to the clinical portion of health career programs. Documents below contain deadlines, criteria and essential qualifications.
In response to the ongoing public health issues surrounding the coronavirus certain requirements (shadowing) and deadlines are subject to change. Contact program directors if you have questions.
How do I qualify for the program?
All health career students are initially enrolled at HACC and must apply for the clinical phase of the program after completing minimum admission criteria (consult with your advisor and refer to Health Careers web pages). Admission to the college doesn't guarantee admission to the clinical component of the program.
All potential nursing students begin in the Pre-Health Professions Program. Students may apply for admission into the Registered Nursing Program or Practical Nursing Program once they meet the requirements to apply. Students will discuss these admission requirements as part of their advising process.
Clinical students are those who have been officially selected and admitted to the program and are taking program theory and clinical coursework (NURS, RADT, RESP, etc. designation).
Download the appropriate Program Admission Criteria found at the bottom of this page to learn more about the admission criteria for your specific program of interest.
How do I apply to the clinical phase of a program?
To apply to the program, you must:
What is the Admitted Student Profile (admission statistics)?
Our frequently updated Admitted Students Profile (pdf) will help you learn about our applicants. We provide information including the number of qualified applicants, GPA range and average. We also include the point range for students accepted into program clinicals.
After acceptance into clinicals, what is required?
Program Clinical Admission Criteria
Below are the Program Admission Criteria documents for each program. They include deadlines to apply, point systems, essential qualifications, code of ethics and other requirements. For links to the clinical applications (most are done via SurveyMonkey) and information sessions (when available), see the Health Careers program pages.
Emergency Medical Technician (includes EMS Academy)
Nurse - includes RN, LPN
Health Careers Programs Offered page