To participate in the Clinical Hemodialysis Technician Program, applicants must:
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Be a certified nursing assistant (preferred) or have comparable patient care experience
It is also preferred that students have previous health care training and knowledge of medical terminology. Applicants are selected based on grades, work and volunteer experiences, leadership qualities, and representation of personal qualities and skills in a personal letter.
In addition to general quality standards, applicants are screened for their ability to distinguish color. Documentation of these program-specific standards is available from the program director.
Non-U.S. citizen applicants
See the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences non-U.S. citizen applicants policy.
See further Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.
March 04, 2016