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Advising Center: Allied Health Majors

For students pursuing one of the allied health majors, here is some helpful information you need to know.

Admissions Requirements

KVCC offers a variety of allied health majors.  All available programs are listed below, with links to the program pages.  Use the tabs on this page to review additional admissions criteria and explore the various majors.

Below is a breakdown of the admissions criteria.  Select the header link to be taken to program admissions pages.

Nursing Occupational Therapy Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant Radiologic Technology Respiratory Therapy
Course Requirements:
ENG 101, "B" or higher Chemistry, recommended
MAT 111, "B" or higher
BIO 213, "B" or higher
GPA Requirement:
≥ 3.0 ≥ 2.5 ≥ 2.5 ≥ 2.5 ≥ 2.5
ATI TEAS Score Requirements:
≥ 70% Composite ≥ 61% Composite ≥ 61% Composite ≥ 64% Composite ≥ 61% Composite
≥ 71% Reading ≥ 71% Reading ≥ 73% Reading ≥ 71% Reading
≥ 65% Math ≥ 65% Math ≥ 69% Math ≥ 65% Math
≥ 51% Science ≥ 51% Science ≥ 54% Science ≥ 51% Science
≥ 62% English ≥ 62% English ≥ 63% English ≥ 62% English
Other Requirements:
Job Shadow Job Shadow
Personal Reflection Statement Essay Personal Reflection Statement Essay
Post-Admissions ADN Program Orientation Post-Admissions OTA Program Orientation Post-Admissions PTA Program Orientation Post-Admissions RAD Program Orientation Post-Admissions RT Program Orientation
Immunization Requirements:

CPR & All Immunizations Uploaded on Complio

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CPR & All Immunizations Uploaded on Complio

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TEAS = Test of Essential Academic Skills

Programs That Do Require the TEAS Exam

Nursing
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapy

Programs that Don't Require the TEAS Exam

Emergency Medical Services
Health Information Management or Medical Coding
Medical Assisting
Phlebotomy

When is the TEAS Given?

  • Typically the TEAS is given the 1st and 2nd Fridays of each month November - July.
  • You can view the TEAS schedule for this Academic Year here.

Where Do I Take the TEAS Exam?

  • A limited number of seats are available on the Fairfield Campus for each testing.
  • The exam can be taken remotely from home if your computer has video capability for monitoring.

How May Times Can I Take the TEAS?

  • Log into your MyKV portal
  • Select the Admissions Tab
  • You will See a Link for TEAS Registration

Is There a Fee for the TEAS Exam?

  • Yes, there is a $65.00 Fee for the exam that must be paid at the time of registration.

How Do I Prepare for the TEAS Exam?

  • A study guide is a good idea, but is not required. You can find them on Amazon by searching ATI TEAS Study Guide 2021-2022.
  • Use the TEAS Prep tab above to find upcoming Math and Science workshops for the TEAS through the KVCC Learning Commons.

How Do I Register for the TEAS Exam?

  • You may take the TEAS twice in an Academic Year, and only three time overall.  Therefore, it is important to be as prepared as possible when you take the TEAS.

Have additional questions? Contact the Enrollment Center at enrollment@kvcc.me.edu

Complio is American DataBank's comprehensive tool for tracking student's compliance with immunizations and other requirements necessary for clinical placement in Allied Health programs.

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Student Instructions on Creating a Complio Account.

* Student Instructions on Uploading Documents in Complio

Are you interested in healthcare, but not sure exactly what field to pursue? 

Below are some helpful links to explore these various career fields, including career video overviews, and a set of desired skills, abilities, and knowledge in the field.  You can also review the national and local job outlook!

Students who have not yet been accepted into their desired allied health program are typically admitted into the Health Science Certificate.  This two semester certificate is a credentials you can earn while awaiting admission, or while taking all necessary admissions prerequisites.

Students should meet with their advisor to create a plan for completing the entrance requirements.  The following Advising Guide is a helpful tool in this process - but don't forget to review the admissions requirements for your desired program.

Learn more about the Health Science certificate here.

Advising Center - advising@kvcc.me.edu - (207) 453-5118