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Selective Entry Programs

Some programs at SCC require unique application steps in addition to the regular college application. These unique steps could be pre-requisites, specific start dates, limited number of students accepted innto the program, a specific application deadline, or any additional application requirements.

This list summarizes some of these additional requirements but be sure to check out the details on the program's page by clicking the orange button.

Apprenticeships

Program start: Varying
Pre-requisites: No
Program length: Varying
Number of students each start: Varying
Contact: Mindi Bayley 509-533-7178
Applications deadline: All require additional applications. See Apprenticeship page.
Please note: An 11 week program (Skilled Trades Preparation) is recommended prior to beginning any trade program ($25)

Dental Assisting

Program start: Fall (competitive entry)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 3 quarters
Number of students each start: 36
Contact: Mrs. Pat Norman 509-533-7301
Applications deadline: TBD
Please note: It is strongly recommended that students seek advising from Dental Assisting Department prior to applying

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Program start: Fall (waitlist)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 2 quarters
Number of students each start: 13
Contact: Kammi Whitmire 509-533-7300
Applications deadline: N/A
Please note: Designed for dental assistants or hygienists who have already graduated from accredited schools

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Program start: Fall (competitive entry)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 7 quarters
Number of students each start: 16
Contact: Donna Rubosky 509-533-8127
Applications deadline: June 25th
More information and application packet found below.

Echocardiography

Program start: Fall (competitive entry)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 7 quarters
Number of students each start: 16
Contact: Scott Cutler 509-533-7309
Applications deadline: June 21st
Please note: Application

Invasive Cardiovascular

Program start: Fall (waitlist)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 7 quarters
Number of students each start: 28 total (14 Spokane/14 Tacoma)
Contact: Darren Powell 509-533-7306
Applications deadline: N/A
Please note: Can be taken in either Spokane or Tacoma

Medical Assistant

Program start: Summer (on campus, waitlist), Spring (hybrid, waitlist)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 4 quarters
Number of students each start: 16 in Spring, 30 in Summer
Contact: Candy Howard 509-533-8138
Applications deadline: N/A
Please note: Hybrid program for Spring start, online and in person required. Summer classes begin on campus.

Nursing

Program start: Fall and Spring (competitive entry)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 48 for Fall and Spring
Contact: Bill Rambo 509-533-7038Megan Fadley 509-533-7039, or Michelle Gendusa 509-533-8196
Applications deadline: Fall: March 15-May 29, Spring: September 15-October 15
Please note: Students must complete 60 credits of prequisite coursework prior to being eligible to apply for the program. Interviews are conducted as part of the competitive application process.

Pharmacy Technician

Program start: Summer (On Campus), Winter (Online)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 3 quarters
Number of students each start: 25 on campus, 10 online
Contact: Sandi Tschritter 509-533-8199
Applications deadline: N/A
Please note: Student must complete a background check among other prereqs, see website

Radiology Technology

Program start: Fall (competitive entry)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 7 quarters
Number of students each start: 21
Contact: Kimmi Eikum 509-533-8613
Applications deadline: June 25th
Please note: Application Packet

Respiratory Care

Program start: Fall (competitive entry)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 9 quarters
Number of students each start: 20
Contact: Toni D'Amato 509-533-7307
Applications deadline: June 20th
Please note: Application Packet

Surgical Technology

Program start: Fall (waitlist)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 18
Contact: Becky Scheid 509-533-8126
Applications deadline: N/A
Please note: Student must complete a background check among other pre-requisites, see website

Vascular Technology

Program start: Fall (waitlist)
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 7 quarters
Number of students each start: 16
Contact: Rachel Kendoll 509-533-8617
Applications deadline: N/A
Please note: Required to complete a six month, fulltime clinical internship as part of program. Employment rate excellent outside of Spokane. Program includes mandatory clinicals outside of Spokane