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Selective Admissions Programs

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Certain professional/technical programs in the Workforce Education Division have additional admission requirements. Admission to Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC) does not guarantee entrance to the following programs. Students must meet the application deadlines and entrance requirements prescribed by the program.

To be considered for programs with selective admissions, please:

  • Refer to specific program requirements in the course catalog or on each program's website.
  • Contact the department directly for an application packet.
  • Submit all required paperwork by the program deadlines.
  • Complete all required prerequisites.

Allied Health Programs

YVCC offers a unique approach for students to obtain a variety of health profession certificates or degrees in Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy, Surgical Technology, and Medical Interpreter.

Bachelor of Applied Science 

The Bachelor of Applied Science programs are designed for students who have earned an associate's degree and need a pathway to a bachelor's degree.

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting is a collaborative program with the Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center. 

Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene promotes student development as caring, clinically proficient, and ethical entry-level dental hygienists.


The YVCC Nursing Program offers an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) that is six quarters in length with experiences in gerontological nursing, pediatric nursing, medical-surgical nursing, obstetrical nursing, critical care nursing, oncology nursing, mental health nursing, and emergency nursing.

Radiologic Sciences

The YVCC Radiologic Sciences Program strives to graduate individuals who are qualified in the use of ionizing radiation for the purpose of diagnostic imaging.

Veterinary Technology

The Veterinary Technology Program is a two-year course of study leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology.

Course CatalogImportant Dates

Other Admission

The following programs also have requirements beyond the regular application process. Please visit their websites for more detailed information.

Yakima Campus

S.16th Ave & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98902

Grandview Campus

500 West Main Street
Grandview, WA 98930-1284


Para más información
Yakima: 509.574.4601
Grandview: 509.882.7000

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