Competitive Allied Health Sciences and Nursing Programs


Associate Degree Nursing, Cardiovascular Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Echocardiography, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, and Vascular Technology are competitive programs. Students who meet the College admission criteria are eligible to enroll at the College to take prerequisite courses for these programs.

Competitive Process

The competitive process determines the academic ranking order for selection of students for admission to the program. The competitive process requires submission of a request for ranking form by the designated deadline.  Students who are not selected for admission to their chosen program of study are given the option to consider a program change or resubmit an admission application and a new request for ranking form by the next appropriate deadline.

Competitive Criteria
Please click on the appropriate program below to review the competitive criteria. (All will link to PDF pages with the specified criteria)

Associate Degree Nursing*
Cardiovascular Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography*
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Practical Nursing*
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Care
Surgical Technology
Vascular Technology

*Academic ranking criteria for these programs of study require a Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) score.  For more information about the TEAS test, visit the ATI website.