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Allied Health Programs Admission Process

Admission Process and Application Information for the Cardiovascular and Surgical Technology Programs:

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Cardiovascular Technology Program Admission Process

August 2016 - All Specialties
Step 1:

Submit your completed application for admission with the non-refundable $85 administrative processing fee and copies of your college transcripts (unofficial or official) by May 15 of the year of enrollment. Transcripts are required with your application. If turning in unofficial transcripts, please submit official copies as soon as possible.

**Please review the general education (prerequisite) requirements to make sure you are eligible to submit your application.

Step 2:

Complete your TEAS V for Allied Health preadmission testing. All testing and results must be completed and at the College by May 15.  Please refer to Allied Health Testing page for more information on how to schedule testing and how to prepare for the test.

Step 3:

Decisions will be rendered and emailed by June 1

Step 4:

Your non-refundable enrollment processing fee of $100 to reserve your seat, if accepted, will be due no later than June 15

Step 5:

ALL official transcripts are due by August 1. If you do not provide us with official transcripts prior to the first day of class you will not be allowed to attend. 

 

Surgical Technology Program Admission Process - August 2016

Step 1:

Submit your completed application for admission with the non-refundable $85 administrative processing fee and copies of your college transcripts (unofficial or official) by May 15 of the year of enrollment. Transcripts are required with your application. If turning in unofficial transcripts, please submit official copies as soon as possible.

**Please review the general education (prerequisite) requirements to make sure you are eligible to submit your application.

Step 2:

Complete your TEAS V for Allied Health preadmission testing. All testing and results must be completed and at the College by May 15.  Please refer to Allied Health Testing page for more information on how to schedule testing and how to prepare for the test.

Step 3:

Decisions will be rendered and emailed by June 1. 

Step 4:

Your non-refundable enrollment processing fee of $100 to reserve your seat, if accepted, will be due no later than June 15

Step 5:

ALL official transcripts are due by August 1. If you do not provide us with official transcripts prior to the first day of class you will not be allowed to attend. 

Additional Program Information and Requirements

  • Admission decisions are based on TEAS V for Allied Health test scores, prerequisite grades, and space availability. Full admission decisions can only be determined after completion of all the prerequisite courses and preadmission testing.
  • Conditional acceptances can be given for the Cardiovascular or Surgical Technology Programs if proof of registration in final courses is provided.
  • You must complete Program-specific prerequisite courses with a “C” or better prior to starting the Program, unless otherwise specified by the College.
  • Submit any remaining documentation upon the College’s request.
  • Admission is competitive.
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to seek admissions guidance as early as possible by attending one of the regularly scheduled College Academic Planning and Information Sessions or by contacting the College Admission Counselor at 757.388.2900 or e-mail at admissions@sentara.edu
  • Applications received after a Program has been filled will be considered for the next admission cycle.
  • Applicants should possess basic computer skills.
  • Sentara College of Health Sciences does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, sex discrimination which includes sexual harassment and sexual violence, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and all other applicable rules and regulations.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required and must be 18 years of age by the first day of class. 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the USA.
    • The College does not currently process or maintain students on a student visa. Resident Aliens must submit a photocopy of both sides of their immigration card when applying. Applicants must also comply with all other entrance requirements required by the College, including successful scores in pre-entrance examinations.
    • According to 8 CFR 214.3 Sentara College of Health Sciences is not an approved College for enrollment of F and M non-immigrants. (Definition of a non-immigrant: An alien who seeks temporary entry into the U.S. for a specific purpose.)
  • If you have transcripts outside the USA, you must obtain a foreign transcript evaluation.
  • Take TOEFL, if required, for Programs.
  • Prospective applicants and students must demonstrate appropriate, responsible, respectful, and professional behavior/conduct throughout the entire admission process and in all interactions and communications with the College. The College reserves the right to deny admission or rescind acceptance to anyone who does not conduct themselves in this manner.