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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?

Once we receive your completed petition form, the Admissions Office will review your record for completion of the eligibility requirements for your program.

  • Students will be identified to participate in clinical/practicum courses based on completion of eligibility requirements, acceptance date, and residency status.
    • Read this information carefully!
    • To have your petition considered, you must meet all of the requirements listed below for your program. If you have not met each item listed, your petition will not be considered for selection.
    • We will let selected participants 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 Programs Petitioning

Petition Dates

February 2-13, 2015 - for the following Fall
June 1-12, 2015 - for the following Spring
December 7-18, 2015 - for the following Summer
 

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

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

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

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

  • Valid BID/CBC

Health Unit Coordinator

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 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

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

  • Valid BID/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

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

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if you need meet the following.

Valid Medic 1st Aid Certification.
- OR-
Currently enrolled in Medic 1st Aid 531-419A (or 531-427 Refresher)

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

Nursing/ADN

June
February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better if applicable.

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

  • 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)
  • Math Pre-Algebra COMPASS 31+ AND Algebra 41+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Pre-Algebra (834-109)

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 and Physiology (806-177)  AND Advanced Anatomy and Physiology (806-179) with a B- (2.67) or better in both
    -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.

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

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) 
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm (801-196) if accepted to the 2013/2014 academic year or before.
  • Speech (801-198)  if accepted to the 2014/2015 academic year or after.
  • Development Psychology (809-188)

Successfully completed:

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

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

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

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

Pharmacy Technician

 

February-Elkhorn

June-Racine

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better if applicable.

Completed or enrolled in Pre-Algebra (834-109) if accepted to the 2012/2013 academic year or after. Not a requirement if accepted prior to the 2012/2013 academic year.

Completed or enrolled in Intro to Healthcare Computing 501-107, Computers for Professionals 103-143 or PC Basics 103-199 if accepted prior to the 2014/2015 academic year. Completed or enrolled in Computers for Professionals 103-143 or PC Basics 103-199 if accepted to the 2014/2015 academic year.

Completed or enrolled in Intro to Medical Language 501-102 or Medical Terminology 501-101.

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

Physical Therapist Assistant

February

 

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 or better if applicable.

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

  • 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)
  • Math Pre-Algebra COMPASS 31+ AND Algebra 54+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Elementary Algebra w/ Apps (834-110)

Successfully completed the following:

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

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​

Surgical Technology

February

Program Acceptance

Program GPA of 2.0 + or better if applicable.

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

  • 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)
  • Math Pre-Algebra COMPASS 31+ AND Algebra 41+ OR successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in the following:
    • Pre-Algebra (834-109)

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

  • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177)

If you are selected, Admissions will notify you if any of the following need to be updated.​