All candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age before enrolling.
All candidates must have a valid government issued picture ID and a Social Security card
All candidates must possess at a minimum a High School Diploma (High School Transcripts showing graduation date), or copy of General Education Diploma (GED). Foreign graduates in addition must present certified English translation of required documents and evaluation confirming that the documents meet U.S. equivalency.
All candidates must be interviewed by an admission’s representative and/or program director to review and discuss the program and prerequisites needed for enrollment.
All candidates must complete and sign pre-enrollment documents.
All candidates must sign the Enrollment Agreement and pay the appropriate application/registration fees.
Specific Program’s enrollment requirements may vary. College Degree, College Credits, Admission’s Assessment Exam, Health Clearance and Immunizations, Cleared Background Check, Negative Drug Screening Results may be required prior to the program acceptance.
Program Specific Additional Requirements:
Candidates enrolling to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Cardiovascular Sonography Program must have a four-year college degree or a two-year associate degree in the healthcare or be a resisted sonographer. All candidates must pass an admissions assessment exam. All candidates will also be required to have cleared background check, negative drug screening results and completed health clearance and immunizations.
Candidates enrolling in the Surgical Technology program that do not possess a college degree must have college credits obtained in the last five years. All other candidates must be graduates of an accredited health care program, be currently credentialed and/or working in the healthcare. All candidates must pass an admissions assessment exam. All candidates will also be required to have cleared background check, negative drug screening results and completed health clearance and immunizations.
Registration for courses:
Prospective students may register (subject to availability of sets) at any time up to the first day of class for the initial courses. Students can register by mail or in person as long as the admission requirements are met and initial payment for the Registration fee was received (school accepts cash, money orders, personal and cashier checks). Students receiving financial assistance or who have a student loan should bring documentation of such when registering.
Transferability of Credits and/or Clock Hours
Medical Career Institute uses clock hours and quarter credit hours (see specific program outline) for providing transcripts of all completed courses. However, decision regarding the transferability of issued credit hours for completed courses is at the discretion of the receiving institution. Medical Career Institute does not provide assurance as to the transferability of credits earned.
Students seeking to transfer course credits from other accredited educational institutions are responsible for having Official Transcripts forwarded to Medical Career Institute for review. Only courses completed within the last five years and congruent to the selected program for which the student has earned a grade of “C” or above will be evaluated. Submission of school catalog or course syllabus for a review may also be required. The Educational Director makes the final decision as to the acceptance of course transferability.
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