Admission Requirements 

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and should be academically, physically, and emotionally capable of meeting the essential tasks of the chosen program. 

A high school diploma or its equivalent recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education may be required for some programs. 

Students enrolling in a Post Secondary Adult Vocational (PSAV) program with 450 hours or more, are required to take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test unless an exemption is met. (TABE Testing Info)

Practical Nursing program applicants are required to take a Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) exam. 

Each Careeer Program has its own admission requirements. For example, the Practical Nurse Program which requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and a score of 70 or higher on the HESI assessment. 

Our mission includes serving all community members, therefore, all students are considered for admissions.

All career programs are clock-hour, TCTC does not award credits. 

Career Programs Admission Steps:

  • Apply for financial, if applicable
  • Complete Enrollment application
  • Register,  pay tution and fees
  • TABE test (if applicable)
  • Purchase books & supplies
  • Complete student orientation

financial aid

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