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2015 Health Science Program Application Deadline Requirements


Child Development
Applications accepted each semester

  • Submit completed and signed application to Marcie Hill, Bevill rm.401 or Debra Young, Bevill rm. 215.
  • An interview with the CHD Program Director is recommended at time of application to the program.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed. Possess a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Attach COMPASS scores for reading, writing, and math.

Clinical Laboratory Technician
Summer Application Deadline - 4/15/15
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed CLT application to Julie Welch, Bevill rm. 503 or to the program secretary.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts listing all prerequisite classes attached to application. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale and must have a “C” or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score, 17 minimum.

Dental Assisting
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15 - 24 students Admitted
  • Meet all the general admission requirements of WSCC.
  • Submit an application to the Admission Office. Application will be accepted until June 1.
  • Submit a Dental Assisting program application to the DNT Program Director Barbara Ebert or Kim Twitty by June 1. Offices are located in the Health Science Building.
  • Submit Official transcripts from all colleges attended by June 1.
  • The student must be eligible for or have already completed ENG 101 according to COMPASS scores.
  • Attain an ACT score of 16 or higher and submit score to the Admissions Office by June 1.
  • Possess a 2.3 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and must have a “C” or better in all prerequisite courses.
Dental Hygiene
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15 - 30 students Admitted
  • Meet all the general admission requirements of WSCC.
  • Submit an application to the Admission Office. Application will be accepted until June 1.
  • Submit a Dental Hygiene program application to the DHY Program Director Barbara Ebert or Kim Twitty by June 1. Offices are located in the Health Science Building.
  • Submit Official transcripts from all colleges attended by June 1.
  • Attain an ACT score of 18 or higher and submit score to the Admissions Office by June 1.
  • Possess a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and must have a “C” or better in all prerequisite courses.
Diagnostic Imaging
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed DI application to James Malone, Bevill rm. 201 or Debra Young, Bevill rm. 215.
  • Attach a copy of the Essential Function Standards.
  • Attach a copy of Proof of Age (copy of Birth Certificate). Applicant must be 18 years-old.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score, 18 minimum.
  • Attach a copy of Diagnostic Imaging ranking form.
  • Attach a copy of all academic transcripts.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale and must have a “C” or better in all prerequisite courses.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed DMS application to April Sutherland, Bevill rm. 316 or to the program secretary.
  • All General Required Courses MUST BE COMPLETED
  • Attach a copy of current AHA approved CPR certification for Healthcare Providers. (Copy of front and back of card.)
  • Attach a copy of observation hours (4 hrs.) signed and w/registry number.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts listing all prerequisite classes. GPA must be 2.5 figured on prerequisite courses only.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score, 19 minimum.
Emergency Medical Services – EMT Certificate
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
Spring Application Deadline – 12/1/15
(Will continue to accepts applications until class if full)
  • Submit completed and signed EMS application to Michael Johnson, Bevill rm. 602 or Anita Monk, Bevill rm. 519
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed.
  • Proof of eligibility for ENG 101 or proof of having passed ENG 101 with a “C” or better.
  • Attach a copy of COMPASS Reading test score dated within three years of June 1, 2015 (Only exemption is student submitting ACT Reading sub score of 17 dated within 3 years of June 1st, 2015.)
Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
(Will continue to accept applications until class is full)
  • Submit completed and signed EMS application to Michael Johnson, Bevill rm. 602 or Anita Monk, Bevill rm. 519
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed.
  • Attach a copy of current Advanced EMT license.
  • Proof of eligibility for ENG 101.
  • Proof of eligibility for MTH 100.
  • Proof of having successfully completed BIO 201 with “C” or better.
Health Information Technology
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed HIT application to Donna Stanley, Bevill rm. 416 or Anita Monk, Bevill rm. 519.
  • All prerequisites must be completed by September 1st, 2015. Students who have all prerequisite courses completed by June 1st receive priority in the selection process. If a student is enrolling in a summer class, proof of registration must be provided with application.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts listing all prerequisite classes. GPA must be 2.5 figured on prerequisite courses only.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score-17 minimum.
Human Services
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
Spring Application Deadline – 10/15/15
(Will continue to accept apps. until class is full)
  • Submit completed and signed HUS application to Susan Beck, Bevill rm. 618 or Anita Monk, Bevill rm. 519
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed.
  • Cumulative GPA on all previous college work must be at least 2.5. If no previous college work completed, must submit high school transcript showing GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Attach a copy of completed results of background check (Wallace State approved vendor only).
  • Attach a copy of documented 12 hours of observation in Human Services facility.
Medical Assisting
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
Spring Application Deadline - 11/1/15
(Applications will continue to be accepted on a space available basis)
  • Submit completed and signed application to Tracie Fuqua, Bevill rm. 403 or Debra Young, Bevill rm. 215.
  • A telephone appointment or an in-person interview with the MAT Program Director is recommended prior to application to the program.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed. Possess a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Attach a copy of minimum score of 17 on the ACT.
Medical Coding Certificate
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed MCC application to Donna Stanley, Bevill rm. 416 or Anita Monk, Bevill rm. 519.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from ALL previous colleges attended. Cumulative GPA on all previous college work must be at least 2.5. If no previous college course work, must have at least a 2.5 GPA on all high school course work.
  • Attach a copy of COMPASS Reading test score of at least 80 dated within 3 years of June 1st, 2015.
Associate Degree Nursing (RN)
Fall Application Deadline - 05/15/15
Spring Application Deadline – 9/1/15
(Applications will continue to be accepted on a space available basis; late applications will be reviewed in order of date received in the nursing office.)
  • Complete and submit the online application at www.wallacestate.edu/nursing. Fall application is available online March 15 – May 15 and Spring application is available July 1 – September 1.
  • You must also submit a signed application to the Nursing Office.
  • Attach a copy of all college transcripts including Wallace State. The WSCC Degree Works document is acceptable if the accurate course date is reflected.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score: 18 minimum required.
  • Student must be eligible for Math 100 (Intermediate College Algebra) as determined by college policy (higher level math accepted) and *BIO 201 (A & P I) during the first semester of nursing courses if not previously completed. *BIO 103 is the pre-requisite to BIO 201; the ACCS placement exam is available for BIO 103.
  • The minimum GPA for nursing entry is 2.5; the calculation is based on all academic courses required for associate degree nursing.
  • Upon acceptance, student must submit to a background check as well as alcohol/drug testing from specified vendor at a time/place to be designated by the Department of Nursing Education.
  • Mobility applications for NUR 201 are now being accepted for Fall.
Practical Nursing (LPN)
Fall Application Deadline - 05/15/15
(Applications will continue to be accepted on a space available basis; late applications will be reviewed in order of date received in the nursing office.)
  • Complete and submit the online application at www.wallacestate.edu/nursing; Fall application is available online March 15 – May 15.
  • You must also submit a signed application to the Nursing Office.
  • Attach a copy of all college transcripts including Wallace State. The WSCC Degree Works document is acceptable if the accurate course date is reflected.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score: 16 minimum required.
  • Student must be eligible for Math 116 (Mathematical Applications) as determined by college policy (higher level math accepted) and *BIO 201 (A & P I) during the first semester of nursing courses if not previously completed. *BIO 103 is the pre-requisite to BIO 201; the ACCS placement exam is available for BIO 103.
  • The minimum GPA for nursing entry is 2.5; the calculation is based on all academic courses required for practical nursing.
  • Upon acceptance, student must submit to a background check as well as alcohol/drug testing from specified vendor at a time/place to be designated by the Department of Nursing Education.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed OTA application to Allen Keener, Bevill rm. 515 or to the program secretary.
  • All General Required Courses MUST BE COMPLETED
  • Attach a copy of current AHA approved CPR certification for Healthcare Providers. (Copy front and back.)
  • Attach a copy of signed observation hours (24 hrs. between 2 facilities).
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts listing all prerequisite classes. GPA must be 2.5 figured on prerequisite courses only.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score, 18 minimum.
Pharmacy Technology
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/2015
  • Submit a complete program application to the PHM Program Director Brandon Brooks or Kim Twitty. Offices located in the Health Science Building.
  • Upon acceptance to the program, students will be required to submit to drug testing. Upon acceptance all health science division students are required to have drug screenings and background check. Drug Policy and Background Check Policy are available for viewing online at http://www.wallacestate.edu/Programs/Health-Division/index
  • Copy of Current Driver’s License
  • An orientation interview with the Program Director is recommended prior to application to the program.
  • All information must be included for this packet to be complete. Any piece of missing documentation will result in the application not being considered for admission. Information will not be accepted via fax. It must be delivered in person or via mail by the deadline date.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed PTA application to Alina Adams, Bevill rm. 705 or to the program secretary.
  • All General Required Courses MUST BE COMPLETED
  • Attach a copy of signed observation hours (24 hrs. between 2 facilities).
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts listing all prerequisite classes. GPA must be 2.5 figured on prerequisite courses only.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score, 18 minimum.
Polysomnography
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed PSG application to Lisa Tarvin, Bevill rm. 619 or Anita Monk, Bevill rm. 519
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed. Cumulative GPA must be at least 2.0. If no previous college work, must submit copy of high school transcript showing GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Attach a copy of ACT score, 17 minimum.
Respiratory Therapy
Fall Application Deadline - 6/1/15
  • Submit completed and signed application to Paul Taylor, Bevill rm. 217 or Debra Young, Bevill rm. 215.
  • All General Required Courses (Prerequisites) must be completed prior to beginning the Respiratory Therapy major courses in fall semester.
  • Attach ranking form.
  • Attach copy of ACT score, 18 minimum.
  • Attach copy of all academic transcripts.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on 4.0 scale and must have a “C” or better in all prerequisite courses.
Therapeutic Massage
Fall Application Deadline - 6/15/15 – 7/31/15
(The program will start accepting applications on Monday, June 15th at 8:00 am, Bevill Bldg. 7th Floor. This is the FIRST day students can start submitting applications and as long as the student meets all requirements, they will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.)
  • Submit completed and signed MSG application on 7th floor of Bevill on Monday, June 15th
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts from all previous college work completed.
  • Attach copy of ACT Reading score of 17 dated within 3 years of 6/15/15 or COMPASS Reading score dated within 3 years of 6/15/15.
  • Attach copy of high school transcript or equivalency certificate.
  • Attach copy of documentation of having received 2 full body massages each from a different massage therapist.
  • Attach copy of current AHA approved CPR certification for Healthcare Providers. (Copy front and back of card.)