Admissions – Allied Health and Nursing Departments
The Allied Health Department includes the following programs of study: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Nursing Department includes Associate Degree Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing Mobility Program and Practical Nursing. Applicants must submit not only an Application for Admission to the College, but also an Application for Allied Health Program or an Application for Nursing Program. Admission to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College does not imply admission to these programs. Applicants to these programs must also be admitted by the Allied Health Department or the Nursing Department. Additional information on these programs may be found in the Programs of Study section of this catalog.
Admission of International Students
A. Prior to being issued an I-20 form, an International Student must present to the Admissions Office the following: 1. Completion of admission application to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. 2. A certified original translated and evaluated copy of the student’s high school transcript. (Translations must be completed by an organization affiliated with The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services; see www.naces.org for information.) 3. A current and valid passport or other official documentation to verify lawful presence. 4. A current photo (passport size, preferred). 5. A minimum score of 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), a total score of 61 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), a 2A on the Step EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency, or a total score of 500 on the paper-based TOEFL.* 6. A signed notarized statement verifying adequate financial support. 7. Payment and I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee. 8. A medical health history with proof of vaccinations. 9. Documentation demonstrating adequate health and life insurance, including repatriation, which must be maintained during periods of enrollment.
Note: All of these admission requirements must be on file in the Admissions Office before an I-20 can be issued.
B. Transfer of International Students 1. Completion of admission application to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. 2. A cert ified original translated and evaluated copy of the student’s high school transcript verifying completion status and a translated and evaluated transcript from each college attended. Students who have achieved a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree are only required to submit a transcript from the degree granting institution. (Translations must be completed by an organization affiliated with The National Association of Credential
Evaluation Services; see www.naces.org for information.) 3. Official transcripts from all U.S. institutions attended.
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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