Admission requirements are unique for each of Wytheville Community College’s Health Professions programs. In addition to submitting the official application for admission, you must also complete the admission requirements necessary for your intended program of study.
The standard deadline for Fall semester admission to our selective admission programs (Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Medical Laboratory Technology) is February 15 each year.
The LPN to RN Bridge deadline for consideration for the Spring semester Bridge program is November 1. If a Summer semester start is offered for the LPN to RN Bridge program, the February 15 deadline will apply.
For all selective admission programs, application requirements must be received by the Admissions and Records Office on or before the established deadline and it is the student’s responsibility to make sure all materials are received and that all admission deadlines are met.
Applicants to Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing (RN), and Physical Therapy Assistant programs must submit the Health Professions Application and information packet . Please note that admission to these programs is selective and the application deadline is February 15.
Applicants to Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing (RN), LPN to RN Bridge, and Physical Therapy Assistant programs must take the ATI TEAS test and submit the score by the February 15 deadline.
Please note that there is no minimum score required for Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Physical Therapy Assistant applicants. Nursing (RN) and LPN to RN Bridge applicants, however, must score in the 45th national percentile rank or above to be considered for admission to these programs.
Observation hours are required for application to the Dental Hygiene and Physical Therapy Assistant programs.
Applicants to the LPN program, Practical Nursing Application and information packet. The LPN program is wait list based.
Applicants to the LPN to RN Bridge program, Nursing Advanced Placement Bridge – LPN to RN Transition Application and information packet. Admission to the LPN to RN Bridge program is selective and the application deadline is November 1.
The Health Professions Requirements Grid summarizes the requirements for admission to each Health Professions Program.