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If you have applied to one of the following health careers programs, you are required to take the A2 Entrance Exam.

  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Laboratory Technology Advanced Placement
  • Paramedic 
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Radiography
  • Registered Nursing
  • Registered Nursing Advanced Placement
  • Respiratory Therapist

During the campus closure due to COVID-19, A2 exams will be proctored online. For technical questions /information, visit the ProctorU Resource Page. For more information, please contact the Health Careers Division.


The Nurse Aid Training Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) is required after completion of PNUR 1438. For more information, contact the Health Careers Division.


The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) may be a requirement after certain coursework pertaining to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electrical Technology  For more information, contact the Business and Technology Division.