Porterville College

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Health Careers

Attention Registered Nursing Applicants

Porterville College Associate Degree Nursing Program uses the Multi-Criteria Selection and Ranking process for student selection (AB 548). Admission will be offered to the highest ranking applicants whose documentation supports information provided in the application. The following criteria will be included in the multi-criteria screening process:

  1. Academic degree or diplomas, or relevant certificates, held by an applicant
  2. Grade-point average in relevant course work
  3. Number of repetitions of prerequisite classes
  4. Any relevant work or volunteer experience
  5. Life experiences or special circumstances of an applicant
  6. Proficiency or advanced level coursework in languages other than English

To access the Registered Nursing Multicriteria Screening Process and Application, Program Information, and other resources - See Future Students


Important Dates

Psychiatric Technician Application Period January 1 - 31, 2022

The Health Careers Department will be accepting applications in January 2022 for the August (Fall 2022) PT cohort.  Applications can be submitted in HC-2041 or by mail. For more information and to download the PT application pdf, click on Future Students.

Registered Nurse Application Period January 1 - 31, 2022

The Health Careers Department will be accepting applications in January 2022, for the August (Fall 2022) RN cohort. Applications can be submitted in HC-2041 or by mail. For more information on program requirements, RN Application and Multi-Criteria Selection Process, and other important resources click on  Future Students

Transcript Evaluation Deadline

For courses taken from any college other than Porterville College, student must submit official transcripts and Request for Transcript Evaluation form to Admission and Records office.  

Oct.15th - For 1st and 3rd Semester program courses to start in fall.

June 15th - For 2nd and 4th Semester program courses to start in spring.

Emergency Medical Technician Basic - Fall 2021

Term Start/End Date - 08/21/21-12/11/21

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays      5:00pm - 9:30pm 
  • Mondays & Wednesdays    5:00pm - 9:30pm