Thank you for interest in health sciences programs.

The Process

Health Sciences programs have an additional application process. Please note that the first step is to submit an admissions application to the Technical College of the Lowcountry. Acceptance into the college does not guarantee admission into a health sciences program. Depending on your program of study, you might start taking prerequisite classes before submitting your health sciences application. See below for more information about the process and the health sciences application.

Application Periods


  • August 1 – October 7, 2024 (3 p.m.) for Spring 2025 classes.

Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Surgical Technology

  • January 15 – May 28, 2024 (3 p.m.) for Fall 2024 classes.

Apply Here:

1. Apply to TCL.

Visit for all the details.

It is necessary to re-apply if you have not attended classes at TCL for > 1 year.

Please verify official transcripts from high school (or GED) and all colleges previously attended have been received by TCL. Note – It is the student’s responsibility to follow-up with Student Records for transfer of credits.

2. Schedule an appointment with your Health Sciences Navigator, and begin prerequisite classes, if needed per program requirements.

Click here to see more information and instructions.

3. Attend a Health Sciences info session (HSIS).

This is a requirement for all health sciences program. Click here to learn more and to RSVP.

4. Meet with a Health Sciences advisor.

Please use this link to schedule an appointment:

5. Take entrance exams (Achieve 3000 & TEAS Test), if needed per program requirements.

Consult with your health sciences advisor first, and then visit to schedule your test.

Click here for a TEAS Resource Guide.

6. Apply to your selected health sciences program by published deadlines

Learn more about the application itself and complete the application online here. Prepare for the application by checking out the checklists/score sheets below. Visit each program page for full details and more information.

Application Documents