Students accepted into Pre-health will be contacted by the College to
register for classes and complete New Student Orientation. Class
registration typically begins six to eight weeks prior to the start of
the term. It is important that students obtain a copy of their Program-Advising Sheet. These sheets include detailed requirements for the intended health program. Forms can be found online at www.southeast.edu/programs or from the Pre-health Advisor.
The Practical Nursing program requires applicants to have completed the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course and
be active on the Nebraska State Registry prior to being admitted to the
program. The Associate Degree Nursing program requires the CNA to be
completed prior to starting the core nursing courses. Other programs
such as Respiratory Care recommend, but do not require, applicants to be
Respiratory Care and the Physical Therapist Assistant programs require job shadowing prior to enrolling in their programs. More information about job shadowing can be found on each Program-Advising Sheet.
Students who have earned college credits at another institution should have an official transcript from their previous institution sent to SCC Admissions Office, 8800 O St., Lincoln, NE 68520, if they would like to apply those credits toward their degree.
Copies of transcripts or those issued to students will not be accepted. Students will be notified if any of their previous credit is accepted for transfer.
All Health Science programs require an applicant to complete a Student Health Statement, a Criminal Background Check, a Drug Screening and be BLS Provider CPR certified. Based on the outcome of the background check and drug screening, a student may be prevented from taking certain courses, accessing certain laboratory experiences or completing the program. A non-refundable fee of $45 will be assessed for the Criminal Background Check and a non-refundable fee of $35 will be assessed for the Drug Screening. Please note: Misdemeanor or felony convictions may prevent a graduate from acquiring a state license.
Students should meet with the Pre-health Advisor to ensure requirements
have been met. After the requirements have been met, students will
submit an Application for Admission and their Program-Advising Sheet
to the Admissions Office. The Admissions Office will then notify
applicants of their admission status once the admissions process is
Michele Saucier, Pre-health Advisor402-437-2688 firstname.lastname@example.org Admissions Office at Lincoln 402-437-2600 orBeatrice 402-228-8214