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Polysomnographic Technology - Admission Steps
Admission Steps
Start Icon Get Started with the Associate of Applied Science Track

Cougar Paw Print Step 1

Complete your prereqs--BIOL 2404 (Human Anatomy & Physiology) and HPRS 1204 (Basic Health Professions Skills).

BIOL 2404 must be completed within five years and HPRS 1204 within two years of the start date of the fall semester during the program admission year.

Cougar Paw Print Step 2

Complete as many of the core requirements as you can.

It gives you extra points in our objective points system for evaluating applicants.

Cougar Paw Print Step 3

Earn the highest GPA you can for the core requirements and prereqs.

GPA plays a big role in the admission process.

Cougar Paw Print Step 4

Attend an information session in your admission year.

Multiple sessions are scheduled between September and May.

Cougar Paw Print Step 5

Fill out our program application found on the Application/Forms page.

Return it to the program office (see address below) by 5:00 PM on the second Friday in May of the admission year.

Cougar Paw Print Step 6

Apply to Collin College if you haven't done so already.

This can be done online or at the Admissions and Records Office.

Cougar Paw Print Step 7

Send us your transcripts from all colleges attended, including Collin College.

Mail to: Polysomnographic Technology Program--Office#H231C, Collin College Central Park Campus, 2200 West University Drive, McKinney, Texas 75071.

Cougar Paw Print Step 8

Schedule and take the PSB Exam for Health Occupations by the end of April of your admission year.

To schedule the exam, please contact the Division Administrative Assistant at 972-548-6679. Seats for the exam are limited.

 

Start Icon Get Started with the Certificate Track

Cougar Paw Print Step 1

Submit a copy of your credentials in a healthcare field--AND/OR--an employment verification form completed by your sleep lab/center manager verifying a minimum of one year of current work experience at a sleep lab/center.

The employment verification form is on the Application/Forms page.

Cougar Paw Print Step 2

Attend an information session.

Multiple sessions are scheduled between September and May.

Cougar Paw Print Step 3

Fill out our program application found on the Application/Forms page.

Return it to the program office (see address below) by 5:00 PM on the second Friday in May of the admission year.

Cougar Paw Print Step 4

Apply to Collin College if you haven't done so already.

 This can be done online or at the Admissions and Records Office.

Cougar Paw Print Step 5

Submit official transcripts from all colleges attended, including Collin College.

Mail to: Polysomnographic Technology Program--Office#H231C, Collin College Central Park Campus, 2200 West University Drive, McKinney, Texas 75071.

Cougar Paw Print Step 6

Submit copies of immunization records and current BLS certification.

Immunizations required are: Hepatitis B, MMR, Varicella, TDAP, Flu, and TB test. Meningitis only required if applicant is under the age of 22 years.

 

Cougar Paw Print What Happens Next?

The Program Coordinator and the Program Admissions Committee will evaluate the applications and select up to 16 applicants per track (AAS and Certificate) who qualify. Three to four alternates will also be selected. These applicants will be notified of their status in June, and further instructions will be provided to complete the admission process at that time.
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