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Application Process

Most KCC health career programs use a competitive-entry admission process. To enroll in a competitive entry program:

  1. Complete all steps for admission to KCC.
  2. Meet the program's minimum records, residency, and academic eligibility requirements. To review program eligibility, please review the downloadable PDF's below. 
  3. Receive​ clearance from a health career advisor to take the HESI A2 exam once all program eligibility requirements are completed. To make an appointment to meet with a health career advisor, please call Student Services​ at 815-802-8500.
  4. ​An applicant must then pass the HESI A2 exam with a comprehensive score of 70% or higher prior to the HESI A2 testing deadline in order to be considered for acceptance. 

Deadlines and requirements of the Health Career programs

Information on Health Career programs 2017-2018 (PDF)

Eli​gi​bility ​worksheets

PDFs for each program  

Emergency Medical Technician ​Paramedic Registered Nursing​
Medical Laboratory Technology Physical Therapist Assistant​ Registered Nursing, advanced placement
Nursing Assistant Licensed Practical Nursing Respiratory Therapist

Essential physical capabilities and functions

PDFs for each program

Medical Laboratory Technician Radiography
​​Nursing ​​Respiratory
​Physical Therapist Assistant


For more information, visit the Health Careers Division or contact a health careers advisor​​​