OCtech’s Health Science and Nursing programs have a competitive based admissions procedure. The steps outlined on this page will help you in this process.

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Apply to the college.

Submit an application to the college and follow all the admissions steps.

Select Nursing Preparation or Clinical Studies as your program of study if you are interested in Licensed Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing Traditional or ADN Flex.

Select Healthcare Preparation and Clinical Studies as your program of study if you’re interested in Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology or Medical Assisting.

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Carefully read your Program Admissions Overview

The program overviews outline what it takes for you to be competitive in the application process and what courses you need to have taken to qualify for the program. This information will be helpful to you when you meet with your advisor.

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Advising and Competitive Admissions Application

Academic Advising is essential to preparing to apply for the program. Your advisor will make sure that you have met the necessary requirements to apply. Each student’s journey is different.

Applications for the Healthcare and Nursing programs are accepted at certain times throughout the year. All dates are noted on the Admissions Overview. It is your responsibility to make sure that you consult with your advisor and meet application deadlines.

The Health Science/Nursing Application can be found in your D2L Virtual Student Center.

ProgramApplication Period
Associate Degree NursingJanuary 30 – May 11, 2023 (for fall 2023)
ADN FlexJune 5 – August 3, 2023 (for spring 2024)
Licensed Practical NursingJanuary 30 – May 11, 2023 (for fall 2023)
June 5 – August 3, 2023 (for spring 2024)
Medical AssistingJanuary 30,– June 1, 2023 (for fall 2023)
Physical Therapist AssistantJanuary 30 - May 11, 2023 (for fall 2023)
Radiologic TechnologyJanuary 30 - May 11, 2023 (for fall 2023)

Get more information:

Competitive Admissions Information Sessions are held throughout the year to assist you with any questions or follow-up you may need. These sessions are held via ZOOM. Attendance is recommended but optional. Dates, times and meeting links are below:

DateTimeZOOM Meeting Link
Tuesday, February 73:00 PMMeeting link
Monday, February 2010:00 AMMeeting link
Wednesday, March 83:00 PMMeeting link
Tuesday, March 21 6:00 PMMeeting link
Thursday, April 62:00 PMMeeting link
Wednesday, April 263:00 PMMeeting link
Wednesday, May 102:00 PMMeeting link
Tuesday, May 306:00 PMMeeting link
Monday, June 54:00 PMMeeting link
Thursday, June 294:00 PMMeeting link
Thursday, July 62:00 PMMeeting link
Monday July 31 10:00 AMMeeting link