Health and Nursing New Student Information


You will need to be accepted to one of the Pre-Health majors:

  • Pre-Cardiovascular Technology
  • Pre-Dental Assistant
  • Pre-Dental Hygienist
  • Pre-Paramedicine
  • Pre-Practical Nursing
  • Pre-A.D.N. (must be L.P.N.)
  • Pre-Sonography
  • Pre-Surgical Technology

You are NOT directly accepted into their intended major. Each health/nursing program offers a pre-program planner which can be found at your interested program website under "Quick Links".

Pre-Program and Degree Major

In addition to the Pre-Health major, students are also accepted to either*:

  • Associate in Arts (AA) degree OR
  • Health Science Broad Field (HSBF) AS degree

Students are NOT required to earn either of these degrees to apply to their intended health or nursing program.
*This additional degree is to meet Federal Financial Aid regulations

Program Math Requirement

  • Each program has specific math requirements
  • Begin taking pre-requisite courses if necessary
  • Because there are different options, talk to an advisor about course selection.

Types of Course Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face (typical classroom style, all seat time on campus)
  • Blended/hybrid (Part face-to-face and part online)
  • Completely Online Asynchronous (no classroom, all online)
  • Predominantly Online (Exams will be given at SCTCC campus)