In addition to submitting a selective admission application, applicants must:
The following information is in accordance to the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Community Standards for Drug Screening, Background Checks and Immunizations (PDF will open in a new window) as of January 1, 2013.
The Texas Administrative Code (TAC) and Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation requires all students in health related programs to be immunized prior to enrollment in classes where patient contact is a component.
Students are required to have health insurance when doing clinical coursework. TCC does not offer college sponsored student health insurance. The following companies offer student insurance, but are not endorsed by TCC.
All of the Health Sciences Programs, with the exception of Long Term Care Administration, require students to have a current Texas Healthcare Provider CPR Certification. In addition to the TCC Continuing Education office, the following locations provide this certification training:
After being accepted to the program, but before classes begin, students must undergo and pass a criminal background check and drug screening. These screenings will be administered through the College and will be at the student's expense. There are no exceptions.
Healthcare Professions Division
Updated July 21, 2014