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TCAT Nashville Student Services Office
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, Tennessee  37209
admissions@tcatnashville.edu
(615) 425-5500

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.

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Program-Specific Admission Requirements

Educational and admission requirements vary from program to program. 

Early Childhood Education

Regular high school diploma or GED required to be eligible for the CDA assessment/Early Childhood Education program.

Aesthetics Technology

Ten high school credits or GED score of 450.

Phlebotomy Technology

Next Class – January 2019

Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Apply for the Phlebotomy Program

Applicants must complete the Phlebotomy Application Packet. The application packet can be obtained from the Allied Health Department. If you prefer to have it emailed, please email Vickey Myatt at the email address listed below to request the packet.

The following will be required for enrollment into the program:

  • Proof of Education: Submit one of the following:
    • Official High School Transcript
    • Official College Transcript
    • Official GED Certificate/Scores
  • Phlebotomy Packet (the packet must be complete to be accepted)

Class Schedule

The program is 4 months in length. Class meets Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., while in class. Clinical will begin in the 3rd month of the program. Clinical hours vary based on the site you will be attending. Clinical hours are subject to change. Clinical is mandatory to complete the program.

Effective May 2019 the Phlebotomy Program will be Monday thru Thursday 7:00am to 3:00pm.

Cost of Training

For the costs of the Phlebotomy program, please refer to the expense sheet available on the school website. The costs includes tuition, textbooks, supplies, and tools required for the program.

NOTE: Uniforms, textbooks and supplies are required for the first day of class.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT           

Vickey Myatt, Allied Health Secretary   

vickey.myatt@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5533

Mary Armbrecht, Phlebotomy Instructor 

mary.armbrecht@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5565

Dental Laboratory Technology

Class Offerings – May 2019

 

Instruction in the Dental Lab Technology program is individualized. A student may enroll when a vacancy occurs and exits the program when the desired proficiency level has been attained.  Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Apply for the Dental Lab Program

Applicants must complete an application and provide the campus with a copy of one of the following for proof of educations:

  • High School transcript/diploma, college transcript/degree, or GED certificate/scores. 
  • Applicants must also provide proof of MMR and Varicella vaccinations. 

Class Schedule

Class meets Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Starting January 3, 2019 the Dental Lab class schedule will be Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Cost of Training

For the costs of the Dental Lab Technology program, please refer to the expense sheet available on the school website. The costs includes tuition, textbooks, supplies, and tools required for the program.

NOTE: Textbooks and uniforms are required the first day of class. The Instructor will provide a supply list on the first day of class. The student is responsible for purchasing supplies needed for the program.

Awards

Denture Technician-Certificate-432 hours

Dental Lab Technician-Diploma-1728 hours

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT       

Vickey Myatt, Allied Health Secretary: (615) 425-5533

Vijay Ramcharan, Dental Lab Instructor: (615) 425-5566

Allied Health Fax Line: (615) 425-5587

Practical Nursing

Prior to receiving an application for the September 2019 Practical Nursing    program, applicants are required to take and pass the pre-requisites of Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations.

The pre-requisites will be offered starting February 2019.  Upon successfully passing the pre-requisites, applicants will receive an application packet for the September 2019 Practical Nursing program.

The first step to apply is to attend an Information Session. It is mandatory that you attend one of the following sessions to be eligible to enroll in the pre-requisites courses. The session will last approximately one hour. The following dates are available:

Nashville Campus - 100 White Bridge Road, Nashville TN  37209

                         Monday,        October 22, 2018             @ 10:00 a.m.

                         Friday,           November 16, 2018         @ 10:00 a.m.

                         Monday,        January 14, 2019             @ 10:00 a.m.

Portland Campus  -  602 South Broadway, Portland, TN 37148

                         Wednesday,   October 24, 2018             @ 9:00 a.m.

                         Tuesday,        January 15, 2019             @ 9:00 a.m.

Nashville sessions will be held in the Douglas Henry Building, Room 229/231. Parking is available in the back of the campus. Please do not park in faculty/staff or visitor parking.

Portland sessions will be held at 602 South Broadway, Portland Tennessee.  For directions or parking information for sessions at the Portland campus call 615-325-5575.

NOTE: Seats are limited to 75 people per session. In the event seats are filled, we will have a second session immediately following the first. The door will close promptly at 10:00 a.m. in order to start the meeting on time.

Please do not bring children to the meeting. For their safety, children are not allowed to sit in the breakroom unattended. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Please contact Shirley Bailey-DeVane at Shirley.Devane@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5534 with any questions regarding the Practical Nursing prerequisites.

PLEASE READ BEFORE ENROLLING IN THE DOSAGE CALCULATION PRE-REQUISITE COURSE

Basic Math Review Letter

Basic Math Review Sheet

Basic Math Review Answer Sheet

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Supplemental training certificates may be given for specialized industry training. The individual training programs will determine supplemental certificate requirements.

Dental Assisting

Next Class – May 2019

Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be one (1) class with a limit of ten (10) students per class.

How to Apply for the Dental Assisting Program

Applicants must complete the Dental Assisting Application Packet. The application packet can be obtained from the Allied Health Department.

The following will be required for enrollment into the program:

  • Proof of Education: Submit one of the following:
    • Official High School Transcript
    • Official College Transcript
    • Official GED Certificate/Scores
  • Proof of MMR, Varicella and Hepatitis B Vaccines
  • Dental Assisting Packet (the packet must be complete to be accepted)

Class Schedule

Class meets Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., while in class. Clinical will begin in the 3rd trimester of the program.  Clinical hours vary based on the site you will be attending. Clinical hours are subject to change, clinical is mandatory to complete the program.

Cost of Training

For the costs of the Dental Assisting Program, please refer to the expense sheet available on the school website. The costs includes tuition, textbooks, supplies, and tools required for the program.

NOTE: Uniforms, textbooks and supplies are required for the first day of class.

For More Information Contact:

Cosmetology

Ten high school credits or GED score of 450.