Catalog 2012-2013

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Curricula Health Sciences

North Central Texas College’s Division of Health Sciences includes the following courses of study:

  • Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) - for students wishing to qualify for licensure as Registered Nurses (RNs).
  • Cosmetology
    • Cosmetology Stylist/Operator (OP) - for students wishing to qualify for licensure as Cosmetology Operator.
    • Esthetician (FA) - for students wishing to qualify for licensure as Facialist.
    • Nail Tech (MA) - for students wishing to qualify for licensure as Manicurist.
    • Instructor of Cosmetology, Esthetics or Nail Technology  (MA) - for students wishing to qualify for licensure as Instructor.
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) - for students wishing to qualify for certification as Paramedics and EMTs.
  • Law Enforcement - for students wishing to obtain a certificate or Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement.
  • Radiological Technology - for students wishing to qualify for registry as Radiological Technologists.
  • Surgical Technology - for students wishing to qualify for certification as Surgical Technologists.
  • Vocational Nursing (LVN) - for students wishing to qualify for licensure as Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs).

To earn either an Associate degree or Certificate, students must achieve an overall grade point average of at least 2.0 and complete the minimum number of semester hours specified for each program. Eighteen of the semester hourse required for completion of the degree/certificate must be taken at NCTC.

NOTE: Admission to Health Science/Nursing Programs

Admission to a Health Science or Nursing program is contingent upon admission to North Central Texas College; however, granting of admission to the College does not guarantee admission to a Health Science or Nursing program.  A more detailed description of the general admissions process for Health Science/Nursing programs is on page 23.  Refer also to specific programs on the following pages for any additional admission requirements.