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Health Careers

Important Dates & Deadlines

Psychiatric Technician Program Application Period

The Health Careers Department will be accepting applications for the PT program, see below for the next open application period. Applications can be submitted in HC-2041 or by mail. For more information and to download the PT application, click on Future Students.

June 1-30, 2023 for January (Spring 2024) PT cohort 

June 1-30, 2024 for January (Spring 2025) PT cohort

January 1-31, 2025 for August (Fall 2025) PT cohort

Registered Nursing Program Application Period

The Health Careers Department will be accepting applications biannualy.  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

January 1-31 for August (Fall) RN cohort 

June 1-30 for January (Spring) RN cohort

Required Transcript Evaluation Deadline

For courses taken from any college other than Porterville College, students must submit official transcripts and Request for Transcript Evaluation form to Admission and Records office by the appropriate deadline listed below.

January 15th - If applying to June 1-30 application period (Spring cohort)

August 15th - If applying to January 1-31 application period (Fall cohort)

Emergency Medical Technician- Basic Program

The Health Careers Department offers the EMT-B program every Fall and Spring semester. There is no program application to complete, students must be a Porterville College student and enroll to the course via the InsidePC student portal.

Day & Time Options

Mondays & Wednesdays - 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays  - 5:15pm - 9:45pm


Additional Information

Attention Registered Nursing Applicants!

  • New enrollment period added. Starting 2023, the ADN (RN) program will have biannual application periods. See Important Dates & Deadlines section for more information. 

  • 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. To access the Registered Nursing Multicriteria Screening Process and Application, Program Information, and other resources, click on the Future Students.