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Student Services Office
716 McMurry Blvd East
Hartsville, TN 37074
General Admission Requirements
- Program enrollment is based on a first-come, first-served basis by date of completed application. (A completed application includes all items required for enrollment.)
- Persons seeking admission to a college must be at least 18 years of age or have a high school diploma or equivalent. For full-time programs, the applicant must declare an occupational objective and demonstrate reasonable potential for achieving that objective.
- All persons who are required to register for the Federal Draft under 50 U.S.C. App. Section 453 are not eligible to enroll in any post-secondary school until they have registered with selective service.
Program-Specific Admission Requirements
Educational and admission requirements vary from program to program.
Those interested in seeking admission to the Practical Nursing Program at Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville MUST first successfully pass the HESI exam. The cost is $40 The test is scheduled to be given at various times.
NOTE: This is a timed exam. There is 2.5 hours for the exam. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to prepare.
For more information regarding the practical nursing program, please contact Susan McDonald or Sheila Anderson at 615-374-2147.
For math and reading practice test questions, please visit www.hesia2practicetest.com
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for the September 2020 class has been changed to Friday, June 5th. Applicants must submit an online applicaiton, provide passing HESI scores, and complete the necessary documentation in the PN packet. If you have any quesitons, please call Student Services at 615-374-2147.