Competitive Admissions Programs
Several programs at Oconee Fall Line Technical College are competitive and have additional program admissions requirements prior to acceptance into the program. Consideration for acceptance may include designated courses grade point average (GPA), aptitude exam, and work experience credit.
Allied Health Programs
To meet the ever-expanding demand for qualified allied health professionals, OFTC offers a wide array of degree, diploma and technical certificates of credit programs in Allied Health. These programs provide classroom instruction, laboratory experience, and clinical practice to assure that students obtain the most current and the highest-level skills in their chosen health profession.
Students should educate themselves as to which designated core courses are required for the Allied Health program of choice. Students interested in Allied Health programs may obtain admission requirements information from the Admissions Office. It is strongly suggested that student work closely with their academic advisors to ensure completion of all necessary course work.
For more information on competitive admissions requirements in general or by program, see the OFTC Catalog & Handbook.
Competitive Admissions Exams
All candidates for entry or re-entry to competitive OFTC Allied Health diploma and degree programs must take an exam:
- Practical Nursing and Associate Degree in Nursing Bridge applicants must take the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills).
- Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography students must take the PSB Aptitude for Health Occupations, 3rd edition.
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) Testing
TEAS is comprised of five areas: reading, mathematics, science, English, and language usage.
PSB (Psychological Services Bureau) Testing
The PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Exam is comprised of five separate tests that measure abilities, skills, knowledge and attitudes important for success in the program and career choice. The examination is the result of requirements and needs expressed by education professionals responsible for preparing qualified, competent health care professionals.