Current CPR certification. CPR for Health Care Providers (American Heart Association) or CPR for the Professional Rescuer (Red Cross) prior to enrollment in PTAS1120.
All required courses for the program must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Students must have current working knowledge of required sciences. Courses older than 5 years may not be accepted for transfer into the program: BIOL 2260, BIOL 2262. This may be waived if an applicant has recent experience working as a licensed healthcare provider.
Completion and approval for clinical participation of the Minnesota Department of Humans Services Licensing Division Background Study and fingerprinting (cost is $10.50) prior to enrollment in PTAS 1120. Completion and approval for clinical participation of a National Background Study through Castle Branch. Cost $45.75 first year, $26 second year (if needed).