OCCC’s health care programs are by acceptance only and are highly competitive. Regular admittance to OCCC is required and each program has its own unique application and requirements. Application to the program must be completed and submitted by the deadline date that is listed. Applications are available on-line and completed applications must be turned in to the Recruitment and Admissions Office.
The Traditional Nursing Program accepts applications for the Spring and Fall semesters. Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nurse Accelerated Pathway (BADNAP) program begins in the Summer semester. CLP, OTA, PTA, and SLPA programs accept applications for the Fall semester only.
Classes will be selected from eligible applicants and ranked according to preference points and GPA according to program requirements. Remaining applicants will be placed on an alternate list.
For additional information regarding OCCC’s Health Professions, please visit the website at: www.occc.edu/health
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING APPLICATIONS BEGINNING WITH THE SPRING 2016 SEMESTER:
All applications for programs beginning in 2016 will have a required non-refundable $20 Selective Admissions Application fee. Students will be required to submit a valid receipt of payment with their application. Please read the Basic Application Requirements for specific details.
The Traditional Nursing Application for Spring 2016 has been updated as of May 20, 2015, to reflect this new change in requirements. Recruitment and Admissions will not accept applications that do not contain this updated information.
Nursing Career Ladder Pathway Application - Fall 2015
Application Deadline: May 1, 2015 - 12:00 Noon
Traditional Nursing Application - Spring 2016
Application Deadline: September 4, 2015 - 12:00 Noon
Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nurse Accelerated Pathway Application – Summer 2016
Application Deadline: February 5, 2016 - 12:00 Noon
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant Application (Flex Track Option) - Spring 2016
Application Deadline: November 6, 2015
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Speech Language Pathology Assistant Application - Fall 2015
Deadline Extended: June 26, 2015 - 12:00 Noon
Physical Therapist Assistant
Fall 2016 Physical Therapist Assistant Application
Deadline: March 4, 2016 - 12:00 Noon
Special admission procedures exist regarding advanced placement, admission of licensed LPN and Paramedic applicants for the nursing program, transfer of credit from other schools, and re-enrollment for students previously admitted into the program. Specific information regarding the procedures and eligibility for licensing can be found in the Curriculum section of the Catalog. For application forms, contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions .
*An OSBI background investigation will be required of all students applying for special admission programs.
*Should the college be closed on the deadline date for a health application, the deadline will automatically be extended to noon on the next operating business day.