Health Program Admissions & Petition Process

Welcome to NTC’s Health Program Admissions. NTC offers a variety of programs leading you to a successful career in healthcare. Four of NTC’s Health programs require submission of a petition and a competitive admissions process: Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Radiography, and Surgical Technologist. If you are just beginning the application process with NTC, select your program of interest below to review the appropriate Program Overview. If you’ve already gained pre-program acceptance, see below for details on the Petition process.
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Petitioning to a Program:
Petitioning is how you gain acceptance into core health program classes. If you are ready to get started in program courses, you may be eligible to petition.

Fall Petition (to begin program classes in Spring 2015):
Petition: September 8-12, 2014: Nursing Only
HESI Test Dates: Thursday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. & Saturday, October 11 at 8:00 a.m.
Spring Petition (to begin program classes in Fall 2015):
Petition: February 2015—dates TBD: Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Radiography, Surgical Technologist
HESI Test Dates: March 2015—dates TBD
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