Health and 2nd Tier Admissions

If you’re seeking a fulfilling career in the growing field of healthcare, we invite you to apply to one of our selective programs. High demand programs at WCC have more qualified applicants than openings and use a competitive admission process.  Some programs have a limited number of seats and use a limited enrollment admission process.

Learn more about health programs in Allied Health and Nursing.

✔ Apply to WCC

If you wish to apply to one of the Health or other 2nd tier programs, you must first be admitted to WCC. Please be aware that admission to WCC does not guarantee admission to high demand programs.

To enroll at WCC: Follow the steps on the enrollment page.

✔ Meet with an advisor

You should meet with an advisor before applying to any Health or 2nd tier program.  Certain programs require a mandatory advising meeting prior to submitting an application to the program.

You should discuss the timing and selection of admission requirement and support courses with an advisor before you apply to any Health or 2nd tier program. Advisors are available to meet with you on a walk-in basis or by appointment during regular business hours:

  • Online: Login and click on Student Services Appointments
  • Call:     (734) 677-5102

Mandatory Advising: For programs that require a mandatory advising meeting, details are included in the application packet.

Appointments can be scheduled after the application packet becomes available and should be scheduled in the semester prior to the application deadline. Please be aware that your application must be signed by your advisor before you will be eligible to submit an application to your chosen program.

✔ Download and complete your application

Each health or 2nd tier program’s requirements are unique: be sure to review your program’s application for program specific requirements.

Competitive Admission Process

The competitive admission process is utilized by programs that have been designated as high demand (one for which there are more qualified applicants than openings for an entering class).  Program applicants are required to meet all admission requirements/criteria and are ranked based on a point system. The best qualified applicants are selected for admission. Details regarding WCC’s Admission to High Demand Programs policy can be found on WCC’s website. Application packets for these programs can be downloaded below when available.

Competitive Programs

Point Scales

Details regarding WCC’s point system and how points are awarded, can be downloaded below based on the academic year of when your chosen program will begin. All point scales used by the college can be found in the document below. Please be aware that there may be program specific scales and not all programs use each scale. Refer to the chosen program’s application packet to determine which scales will apply.      

Limited Enrollment Admission Process

The limited enrollment admission process is utilized by programs that have a limited number of seats available. Program applicants are required to meet all admission requirements/criteria and are admitted to the program on a first-qualified, first-admitted basis until all seats are filled with an exception to WCC’s post-associate certificate programs*. Application packets for these programs can be downloaded below when available.

*Priority admission and continued enrollment is given to eligible WCC students currently enrolled in the final year of their prerequisite associate degree program when applying to one of WCC’s post-associate certificate programs by the deadline stated in the application packet. WCC students who submit their application after the deadline, will forfeit their priority status. After the WCC priority deadline, WCC will continue to admit applicants to the program on a first-qualified, first-admitted basis until all seats are filled.