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Application Process

Complete a two or four year degree in any subject from a regionally accredited college.

Complete Pre-Application Seminar before the end of February, May, August or November. Pre-Application Seminar provides detailed information about applying, what to expect, and what is required for successful program completion. To reserve a link to the Pre-Application Seimnar, fill out the Pre-Application Registration form.

Take the aptitude examination prior to the application deadline. This multiple choice test includes 50 spelling questions, 40 math questions, 50 general science questions, and 15 reading comprehension questions from a directed reading. The one and one half hour test is offered following completion of the Pre-Application Seminar. There is a $25 nonrefundable fee to take the test.

  • Return your completed application by the deadline.
  • References and official transcripts must be received by the deadline.
  • Applicants scoring high enough on the test and application will be interviewed.
  • Accepted applicants must satisfactorily complete a criminal history check and drug testing prior to admission.
  • Accepted applicants must provide proof of current immunizations and personal health insurance prior to admission to the program.

September Class Timeline – Abilene and Eastland Clinical Sites

  • Complete Pre-application Seminar before the last day of February, May, August or November.
  • Complete the aptitude examination by May.
  • Application deadline – June 1
  • Transcript and reference letter deadline- June 30
  • Interview notification – July
  • Panel interview – July/August
  • Criminal history check and drug test – August
  • Classes begin – September

April Class Timeline – Abilene, San Angelo and Brownwood Clinical Sites

  • Complete Pre-application Seminar before the last day of February, May, August or November.
  • Complete aptitude examination by November
  • Application deadline – January 1
  • Transcript and reference letter deadline – January 31
  • Interview notification February
  • Panel interview – February/ March
  • Criminal history check and drug test – March
  • Classes begin – April