WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO GET INTO THE ALLIED HEALTH CORE COURSES

 
  1. Apply-for Admission & Financial Aid: 
    • If not already admitted to YVCC, a completed application for admission to the college must be submitted.
    • Complete your FAFSA on-line at fafsa.gov

 2.   Assess Your SkillsTake a COMPASS Exam. COMPASS exams are approximately 2-1/2 hours in length, test for readiness, and assist in placement in English and Mathematics classes.  The cost is $20.00, and a photo ID and your social security number is required.  More information and dates/times/locations can be obtained by contacting the Counseling Center at (509) 574-4956

For entry into core classes, you must obtain the following COMPASS Exam scores:
• Writing- The student must have received a score of 82 on the Writing section of the COMPASS examination, or have completed English 095 with a C or better.
• Reading- The student must have received a score of 78 on the Reading section of the COMPASS examination, or have completed English 081T with a C or better.
• Math- The student must have received a score of 46 or better on the Pre-Algebra section of the COMPASS examination or have completed Math 050 with a C or better.
Students receiving scores lower than those listed above must complete developmental courses prior to admission into the program.

3.  Connect with your Advisor

  • Select your program of study
  • Review your COMPASS scores with your advisor
  • Explore career pathways
  • Create an educational plan personalized to your needs

4. Register for classes in person or on-line at:  

        http://www.yvcc.edu/registration/Pages/default.aspx 

     5.  Pay tuition and fees, purchase your books, and . . . Get Started!

 

For more information about Allied Health programs at Yakima Valley Community College, please contact:  Tami Rich, Program assistant,(509) 574-4913 or email: trich@yvcc.edu