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Certain academic programs have more stringent admission requirements due to the specific nature of the program, or the course work involved. They include the: Nursing Program, EMT-Paramedic Program, Radiologic Technology Program, and Physical Therapy Assistant Program.

Nursing Program:

The Connecticut Community College Nursing Program is launching a new nursing program at five sites starting in the Fall 2008 and is committed to the educational preparation of safe, competent, associate degree entry level practitioners of nursing. Program graduates are prepared to assume the multi-faceted role of the professional nurse which includes planning and provision of care, client advocacy, communication, teaching, and managing human, physical, financial and technological resources. Graduates must possess the ability to recognize and respond to current trends and issues while upholding standards of care through life-long learning.

To view the Selective Admissions criteria for applying to the Nursing program, click here.

To view the Nursing degree program, click here.

EMT-Paramedic Studies:

Peoples’ lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians(EMTs) and paramedics, who are EMTs with additional training to perform more difficult pre-hospital medical procedures. Incidents as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, drownings, childbirth, and gunshot wounds all require immediate medical attention. EMTs and paramedics provide this vital attention as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility.

To view the Selective Admissions criteria for applying to EMT-Paramedic Studies program, click here.

To view the EMT-Paramedic degree program, click here.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program:

This degree is offered through a collaborative agreement between Capital, Manchester, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern and Tunxis Community College. Naugatuck Valley offers the specialized courses. Physical Therapy Assistants have careers as essential service providers based upon a foundation in the physical, asocial and biological sciences. Graduates are prepared to function in health care settings under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.

To view the Selective Admissions criteria for applying to the Physical Therapy Assistant program, click here.
To view the Physical Therapy Assistant degree program, click here.

Radiologic Technology Program:

The mission of the Radiology Technology Program is to prepare competent Radologic Technologists who will assist in providing a high level of radiologic technology expertise to patients in hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, nursing homes, and other organized health care settings. The program provides education and training to diverse cultural groups which lead to employment, job advancement, or transfer to upper-level educational institutions, according to the statutory mandate and mission of the Board of Trustees of the Community -Technical Colleges.

The Radiologic Associate Degree Program addresses the competencies specified by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology(JRCERT) and prepares students for employment. Through knowledge gained from the Radiology Technology curriculum and from the liberal arts and sciences, students develop problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills, and acquire the educational background to practice as competent radiologic technologists. Minimum prerequisites for applicants should include strong preparation in high school math and sciences(Biology, Anatomy and Physiology). College level math and science preparation is given greater consideration.

To view the selective admissions criteria for applying to the Radiology program, click here.

To view the Radiology degree program, click here.

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