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Admissions

Prerequisites

The following criteria are the admission prerequisites prior to application to the program. Please note the information that is required to be submitted with your application.

Topic Requirements
High school graduate
  • Required: High school diploma (equivalent acceptable) or a high school senior who expects to graduate by the time the program begins.
  • Preferred: Graduated in the upper one-half of high school graduating class with a 2.8 GPA or higher.
  • Preferred: ACT scores to submit with your application.
Mathematics, biology and chemistry
  • Required: Algebra II and biology (within the past five years) with a grade of C or better.
  • Preferred: Completed one year of high school chemistry or Chemistry 1101 at Rochester Community and Technical College or the equivalent college course with a grade of C or better.
Job shadow
  • Required: Contact Jan W. Buss to schedule a job shadow. This experience must be scheduled and completed before the Feb. 1 application deadline. Be prepared to show evidence that you have met the prerequisites.
College readiness and placement
  • Required: Students must have academic skills that allow them to enroll in Physics 1103 and English 1117 at Rochester Community and Technical College. Evidence of your academic readiness for these college-level courses can be demonstrated by adequate ACT scores or by completing the Accuplacer assessment at Rochester Community and Technical College. We recommend that students submit both ACT scores and Accuplacer results with their application.
Computer skills
  • Required: Must demonstrate above-average competency in computer skills. Must be able to use a computer for online curriculum and patient care activities. For students without basic computer skills upon entering the program, a computer course may be required.

International applicants

U.S. citizenship or permanent immigrant status is required for admission to the Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program.

Technical standards

Mayo School of Health Sciences accepts students who are highly qualified for its programs. To be considered for admittance, you should exhibit strong qualifications for the health profession you wish to pursue.

In addition to meeting general standards, the Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program requires you to be able to:

  • Stand more than 50 percent of work hours
  • Lift more than 25 pounds occasionally
  • Bend or stoop and kneel or squat occasionally
  • Have adequate use of both hands
  • Hear and see clearly
  • Distinguish colors
  • Work irregular hours (evenings, nights and rotating shifts)
  • Work compassionately with patients
  • Communicate effectively with patients and staff
  • Work with patients who may have communicable diseases
  • Be exposed to the chemicals acetone and collodion

Transfer student policy

Transfer students must submit a Minnesota College Admission Form, an official transcript of high school credits and official transcripts from all colleges previously attended. Generally courses from other colleges in which you have earned at least a grade of C are accepted if those courses fit the program curriculum. Rochester Community and Technical College makes the final decision regarding which general education courses may be transferred to the Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program.

In addition, transfer students are required to complete a minimum of 20 credits on the Rochester Community and Technical College campus in order to receive their Associate in Applied Science degree in Clinical Neurophysiology Technology.

More information

See further Mayo School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.

  • Nov 27, 2013
  • ART809090