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HEALTHCARE PATHWAYPROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESSOPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAMSStudents can enroll in “Open Enrollment Programs” when enrollment begins each semester. The followingprograms do not require the student to go through the “Petition” process. Classes for these programs areavailable to students on a first-come, first-served basis.Associate Degree ProgramsNutrition and Dietetic Technician No prerequisite courses Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April Spring start: Registration for classes opens in NovemberTechnical Diploma ProgramsCentral Service Technician No prerequisite courses Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April Spring start: Registration for classes opens in November Summer start: Registration for classes opens in AprilDental Assistant (Bilingual-Spanish) No prerequisite courses Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April(this program only admits students one time a year)Pharmacy Technician No prerequisite courses Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April Spring start: Registration for classes opens in NovemberRenal Dialysis Technician One year of high school biology or one semesterof college-level biology with a grade of C or higher Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April(this program only admits students one time a year)Certificate ProgramsDietary Manager Certificate (Bilingual-Spanish) No prerequisite courses Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April Spring start: Registration for classes opens in November

Certificate Programs (continued)Dietary Manager Certificate No prerequisite courses Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April Spring start: Registration for classes opens in NovemberHealthcare Customer Service Certificate No prerequisite coursesSTEPS FOR ENROLLINGIN AN OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAM 1. Complete the MATC application at matc.edu/apply.Current students, to change your program:Meet with your Pathway Advisor. Pathway Advisors submitprogram change requests.a. Complete Criminal Background Check AcknowledgmentForms online und-check-acknowledgmentb. Pay admission feesc. Complete MATC’s admission requirements2. Contact a Healthcare Pathway advisor at [email protected] Register for classes4. Program orientation/CastleBranch information:After the student registers for technical courses, the student will receive an email in their MATC Gmailaccount that will provide information about the program and next steps. Many programs will hold“Orientation Sessions” prior to the first day of class. If applicable, the student will receive informationabout the program’s medical, criminal background check and drug screen requirements. The medical,criminal background check and drug screen information is managed through a third-party companycalled CastleBranch.Note: Fees will apply to third-party vendors.Questions about Castlebranch can be found at matchealth.com and/or contact: Healthcare PathwayStudent Service Specialist at [email protected] NURSING ASSISTANT PROGRAM1. Complete the program admission checklistlocated at ing-assistant.html2. Prospective students must complete a criminal background check, drug screenand medical requirements prior to enrolling in the Nursing Assistant program3. Questions about Castlebranch can be found at matchealth.com and/or contact:Healthcare Pathway Student Service Specialist at [email protected] After completing all the CastleBranch requirements, student needs to contact Rosy Lopez,[email protected] or Julie Murphy, [email protected] HEALTHCARE PATHWAY PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESS

PETITION PROGRAMSThe following programs require students to complete specific requirements prior to Petitioning for the program.Program qualification and selection criteria can be found on each of the program’s webpages.For Associate Degree Programs: Petitioning for Fall start programs is the month of February,petitioning for Spring start programs is the month of September.For Technical Diploma Programs: Petitioning for Fall start programs is the month of March,petitioning for Spring start programs is the month of October.Minimum cumulative grade-point average required is 2.5 unless noted otherwise.Some programs require a pre-qualifying exam for admissions: Please go to matchealth.comfor more information on examinations.Associate Degree Programs*Courses must be completed with final grade prior to petitioning.Anesthesia Technology HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam C or higher: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* HEALTH-101 Fall start: Petition window is February(only one time a year)Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam C or higher: BIOSCI-197* Spring start: Petition window is September(only one time a year)Cardiovascular Technology-Invasive HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam C or higher: BIOSCI-197* Spring start: Petition window is September(only one time a year)Dental Hygiene HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* CHEM-186* or CHEM-207* and 208* BIOSCI-197* Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberHealthcare Services Management (HSM) C or higher in the following courses: HEALTH-101 BIOSCI-189 (or BIOSCI-201* or BIOSCI-177*) HEALTH-107 ENG-195 or ENG-201* GPA 2.3 or higher Choose either Health Unit Coordinator or Phlebotomy Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberHEALTHCARE PATHWAY PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESS 3

Associate Degree Programs (continued)Health Information Technology (HIT) B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-189 or BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* C or higher: HEALTH-101 Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberMedical Laboratory Technician (MLT) HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* CHEM-186* or CHEM-207* and 208 BIOSCI-197* Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberOccupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* Fall start: Petition window is February(only one time a year)Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* Spring start: Petition window is September(only one time a year)Practical Nursing LPN - ADN Progression(Nursing Progression) HESI pre-qualifying exam for the LPN-ADN program,score required is 900 Current licensure in Practical Nursing B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* and 179* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* BIOSCI-197* CHEM-186* or CHEM-207* and 208 Must have 2,000 hours work experience within the last fiveyears as an LPN in a healthcare setting with direct patientcare responsibility Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberRadiography (RadT) HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* Fall start: Petition for program in February(only one time a year)4 HEALTHCARE PATHWAY PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESS

Associate Degree Programs (continued)Registered Nursing (RN) PAX NLN pre-qualifying exam, score requirement is 120 B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* and 179* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* BIOSCI-197* CHEM-186* or CHEM-207* and 208* C or higher in all other General Education courses Nursing Assistant training Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberRespiratory Therapist (RT) HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* Fall start: Petition for program in February(only one time a year)Surgical Technology (ST) HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam C or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* BIOSCI-197* Fall start: Petition for program in February Spring start: Petition for program in SeptemberTechnical Diploma ProgramsMinimum cumulative grade-point average required is 2.0 unlessnoted otherwise. *Courses must be completed with final gradeprior to petitioning.Dental Assistant No prerequisite courses Fall start: Petition for program in March Spring start: Petition for program in OctoberHealth Unit Coordinator C or higher in the following courses: HEALTH-101 HEALTH-104 HEALTH-107 Fall start: Petition for program in March Spring start: Petition for program in OctoberHEALTHCARE PATHWAY PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESS 5

Technical Diploma Programs (continued)Medical Assistant (MA) C or higher in the following courses: High school biologyor one semester of college-level biology C or higher in the following courses: ENG-195 or ENG-201 HEALTH-101 HEALTH-107 Fall start: Petition for program in March Spring start: Petition for program in OctoberMedical Coding Specialist B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-189 or BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* C or higher in the following course: HEALTH-101 Fall start: Petition for program in March Spring start: Petition for program in OctoberMedical Interpreter Successfully complete an oral and written English/Spanishassessment. Please contact Program ChairRodney Ramos, [email protected], directly to set upa time to take the assessment. Fall start: Petition for program in March(only one time a year)Phlebotomy No prerequisite courses Fall start: Petition for program in March Spring start: Petition for program in OctoberPractical Nursing (PN) PAX NLN pre-qualifying exam, required score: 100 Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher Nursing Assistant Training B- or higher in the following courses: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI-201* and 202* C or higher in the following courses: High school biology and chemistry, or one semesterof college-level biology and chemistry ENG-195 and ENG-196 or 197 or ENG-201* and 202* General Education courses Fall start: Petition for program in March Spring start: Petition for program in October*Courses must be completed with final grade prior to petitioning.6 HEALTHCARE PATHWAY PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESS

STEPS FOR ENROLLING IN A PETITION PROGRAM1. Complete the MATC application at matc.edu/apply. Current students, to change your program:Meet with your Pathway Advisor. Pathway Advisors submit program change requests.a. Complete Criminal Background Check Acknowledgment Forms ackground-check-acknowledgmentb. Pay admission feesc. Complete MATC’s admission requirements2. Contact a Healthcare Pathway advisor at [email protected] Complete the program prerequisite course(s) and/or pre-qualifying entrance exam4. Complete the program Petition form and/or meet the minimum score for the pre-qualifying examduring the specified Petition timeframes. The Petition form is located on the program webpage.5. Petition Review Process:Petition forms received within the specified Petition window willbe reviewed to assure the student meets the program qualificationrequirements. Competitive programs will apply selection criteriato all the qualified students to determine who is accepted into theprogram. The student selection criteria is listed on the programwebpage. Within 30 business days of the Petitioning end date,students will receive an email in their MATC Gmail account informingthem if they were accepted or denied admittance into the program.Accepted students will also receive an email in their MATC Gmailaccount with information about the program’s medical, criminalbackground and drug screen requirements to be completed bydeadline. The medical, criminal background and drug screeninformation will be managed through a third-party company calledCastleBranch.Note: Fees will apply to third-party vendors. 6. Register for classes7. Attend the mandatory program orientationHEALTHCARE PATHWAY PROGRAM ADMISSION PROCESS 7

INFORMATION RESOURCESwww.matc.edu – Search for a program’s specific webpagewww.matchealth.com – Contains information about pre-qualifyingexams, CastleBranch, and program admission and petitioningHealthcare Pathway email: [email protected]: Mequon Campus, 262-238-2281Hub: Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-6263For questions, contact:Rosy A. López, B.A., M.S.Student Service Specialist, Healthcare Pathway414-297-6089, [email protected] West Highland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233Office: MATC Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Room H118Wisconsin Relay System 711DOWNTOWN MILWAUKEE700 West State StreetMEQUON5555 West Highland RoadOAK CREEK6665 South Howell AvenueWEST ALLIS1200 South 71st StreetMATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution and complies with all requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act. MATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission,Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, the national standard in accrediting colleges and schools for distinction in academics and student services.Spring2021REV