Currently enrolling in classes starting:

Wednesday Feb 28

5 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday March 24

9 am – 1:30 pm


Admission Requirements

Students must have a high school diploma, GED or transcript of work past high school (college or vocational school) and be 18 years old by the end of the classroom portion of the class. Students from other countries may be asked to prove English competency.

To get started

Students must schedule a short (30 minute) interview with admissions. Email or call to set up appointment during office hours.

The Class

  • One class a week for 10 weeks

  • 4.5 hours – half lecture half lab

  • 40 hour, one week, 40 hour clinical externship

Students put in between 7-10 hours per week in home study – reading and homework. Memorization is required. School sets up clinical externship. These externships run Monday through Friday. We will work with students to schedule their externship if they need to take time off from their current job. Students working in a healthcare facility can make arrangements to do their externship where they work.

Immunization Requirements

Students must have verification of the following immunizations or immunity to the following diseases before being placed in an externship. These immunizations are also required to get any job in healthcare that works with patients.

Hepatitis B: Students must have the first and second Hepatitis B immunizations. (Hep B is a three part immunizations.)

MMR (measles “rubeola”, mumps. rubella): Students must show proof of at least two MMR immunizations during their lifetime and/or provide lab results that show proof of immunity.

Varicella (chicken pox): Students must show proof of immunity to Varicella, have a physicians record of having the disease or proof of immunization.

PPD (tuberculosis skin test): Students must show evidence of a negative PPD (tuberculosis) test within the past 6 months. If they have a history of positive PPD test, they must show a negative chest x-ray within the past 6 months.