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Petitioning Eligibility

All petitioning correspondence will be sent to your Gateway student email.

What Do I Need to be Eligible to Petition?

  • Program petition requirements are outlined below. To review your progress in meeting these requirements, login to WebAdvisor, select Student Program Petition under the Academic Profile Section. Select the program you would like to review.
     
  • Once you have met all program petition requirements (you have all green √s), you are able to submit your petition by check the acknowledgement box at the bottom of the screen and clicking Submit.
     
  • Students will be awarded a seat in clinical/practicum courses based on completion of program petition eligibility requirements, acceptance date, and residency status.
    • The Admissions Office will let students that have been awarded a seat know if they need to update their CPR or Medic 1st Aid certifications, background information disclosure forms and/or background checks; all items are valid for two years.
       

2015-2016 Health Program Petitioning

Petition Dates

June 1 - 12, 2015 - for the following Spring
December 7 - 18, 2015 - for the following Summer
February 15 - 26, 2016 - for the following Fall

 

PROGRAM

PETITION WINDOW

REQUIREMENTS

Dental Assistant

February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in writing:

  • Writing COMPASS 26+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Pre-Tech Writing (851-760)

Dental Health Safety (508-101) with a grade of C (2.0) or better
-OR-
Enrolled in at the time of petition; scheduled to be completed prior to the start of the petition entry semester.

Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

Health Information
Technology

 

February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading, writing,
math:

  • Writing COMPASS 73+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to College Writing (831-103)

Completed Medical Terminology (501-101) with a grade of
C (2.0) or better

Completed General Chemistry (806-134) with a grade C (2.0) or better
-OR-
Enrolled in at the time of petition; scheduled to be completed prior to the start of the petition entry semester.

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

Health Unit
Coordinator

June
February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in writing:

  • Writing COMPASS 26+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Pre-Tech Writing (851-760)

Have successfully completed  with a grade C (2.0) or better
all of the following:

  • Medical Terminology (501-101)
  • Healthcare Customer Service (501-104)
  •  Intro to Healthcare Computing (501-107)
    -OR-
  • Enrolled in at the time of petition; scheduled to be completed prior to the start of the petition entry semester.

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

Medical Assistant

 

December – Racine February-Racine and Elkhorn

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:

  • Reading COMPASS 71+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
  • Writing COMPASS 26+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Pre-Tech Writing (851-760)

Earned 35 WPM on keyboarding assessment OR successfully completed with a grade C (2.0) or better one of the following:

  • Keyboarding (106-126) or
  • Keyboarding Applications (106-137)

Have valid Medic 1st Aid Certification
OR
currently enrolled in Medic 1st Aid (531-419A) or Refresher (531-427)

Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

Nursing/ADN

June
February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:

  • Reading COMPASS 71+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
  • Writing COMPASS 73+ OR successful completion
    with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to College Writing (831-103)

Successfully completed with a C (2.0) or better (no
expiration on course):

  • Nursing Assistant (543-300)

If Nursing Assistant was not completed at Gateway provide one of the following:

  • official transcript
  • certificate of completion
  • proof of Wisconsin CNA registry

Successfully completed:

  • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) with a B- (2.67) or better
  • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology (806-179) with a B- (2.67) or better
    -OR-
  • Anatomy & Physiology I AND Anatomy & Physiology II (806-195 & 806-196) with a B- (2.67) or better in both

Earned a composite score of 58.7% on the TEAS test at time
of petition.

Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

LPN Bridge to
Nursing/ADN

June
February

 

 

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.

Successfully completed with a C (2.0) or better all of the following:

  • English Comp I (801-136)
  • Speech (801-198) or Oral/Interpersonal Comm (801-196) if accepted to the 2013/14 academic year or before.
  • Development Psychology (809-188)

Successfully completed with a B- (2.67) or better all of the following:

  • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177)
  • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology (806-179)
    • OR Anatomy & Physiology I and Anatomy & Physiology II (806-195 & 806-196) in both

Completed with an S (Satisfactory) grade all of the following:

  • Transition: LPN to ADN (510-418)
  • Nursing Assessment Skills (510-804)

Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

Physical Therapist
Assistant

February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:

  • Reading COMPASS 71+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
  • Writing COMPASS 73+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to College Writing (831-103)

Successfully completed the following:

  • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) with a B- (2.67) or better
    -OR-
  • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) with a C (2.0) or better
    AND
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy (524-108) with a C (2.0) or better

Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)

Surgical Technology

February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 + or better, if applicable.

Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:

  • Reading COMPASS 71+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
  • Writing COMPASS 73+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Intro to College Writing (831-103)

Successfully completed with a C (2.0) or better the following:

  • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177)

Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).

Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID)

Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC)