Admission Requirements


As with any postsecondary educational institution, there are minimum requirements established to ensure that you have the basic knowledge required to interact, comprehend and be successful in an entry-level educational environment.  Below are the items required to be eligible for admission into the program:

  • All students must be 18 years or older
  • Possess a High School Diploma, or the equivalent (GED)

(Those near completion of High School or GED can be offered a provisional certification)

Perspective students must provide the following items prior to beginning the program:

  • Favorable PA state criminal, FBI fingerprint and PA state child-care clearances. Must be free of felonies.
  • American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers (valid through end of externship)
  • Record of required vaccinations
  • Proof of personal medical health insurance coverage