Competitive Selection Process for Health Services and Nursing Programs

Admission to West Georgia Technical College’s Health Sciences and Nursing diploma and degree programs is based on a competitive selection process. There are minimum requirements for admission to individual Health Sciences and Nursing programs, and meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

Non-Georgia residents shall be enrolled on a space-available basis and shall not displace any student desiring to enroll who is a resident of the state. This applies to programs with limited seating, such as competitive selection Health Sciences and Nursing programs and programs that have a waiting list. Please refer to the In-State Residency section of the catalog for more information regarding residency status.

Learn more about Health Services and Nursing programs.

Be sure to review the General Competitive Selection Procedures.


Competitive Selection Advising Plans


Competitive Selection Application Deadlines

Associate Degree Nursing

  • Application Deadline September 1 LaGrange Campus
  • Application Deadline February 1– Coweta Campus
  • Application Deadline June 1– Murphy Campus

Clinical Laboratory Technology

  • Application Deadline February 1– Murphy Campus

Dental Hygiene

  • Application Deadline June 1– Douglas Campus

Medical Assisting

  • Application Deadline extended August 4– Murphy Campus

Practical Nursing

  • Application Deadline June 1– Murphy Campus
  • Application Deadline June 1 – Coweta and LaGrange Campus

Radiologic Technology

  • Application Deadline June 1– Douglas Campus

Surgical Technology

  • Application Deadline extended to August 4– Murphy Campus


Competitive Selection File Review Request Forms

Competitive Selection File Review Request Form – All Programs


Competitive Selection Testing

Some competitive programs may require entrance exams. West Georgia Tech offers these exams through the Assessment & Testing Center.