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Health Careers Orientation

 Health Careers Orientation

Students who are interested in applying to any Specialized Admissions program in health and/or nursing will need to complete a Health Careers Orientation Session.


Either complete an ONLINE or an IN-PERSON Health Careers Orientation (915) 831-4636.


Note: Nursing applicants, this is one of two orientations you must complete to qualify for ranking.


 Online Health Careers Orientation

Please read each section carefully as you will be tested on each section. There is a multiple choice test at the end of the PowerPoint. You may go back and read the section again and correct your answer.


Click here to take the orientation online (PDF)


Once you have successfully completed the exam


  1. Open your e-mail and print the Specialized Admissions Application, you must pass the exam to receive the application.
  2. Go to the cashier and pay the $10 fee (located at any of the 5 campuses).
  3. Submit the completed application to the Admissions Registration Office, located in the Enrollment Service Building at the Valle Verde Campus 919 Hunter El Paso, TX 79915.

 Face to Face Health Careers Orientation Dates

If you wish to attend a health career orientation in person Sessions begin promptly at the designated time scheduled. Capacity is 30 maximum students. Sessions are subject to change without notice.


Call (915) 831-4636 make an appointment


Summer 2017

August 1, 2017 (Tuesday)

9-12 PM

100 W. Rio Grande Ave

RG Campus


Fall 2017

September 14, 2017 (Thursday)

2-5 PM

100 W. Rio Grande Ave

RG Campus

October 18, 2017 (Wednesday)

9-12 PM

100 W. Rio Grande Ave

RG Campus

November 7, 2017 (Tuesday)

2-5 PM

100 W. Rio Grande Ave

RG Campus

Dec 11, 2017 (Monday)

9-12 PM

100 W. Rio Grande Ave

RG Campus



Upon successful completion of the orientation


  1. Go to the cashier and pay the $10 fee (located at any of the 5 campuses).
  2. Then submit the completed application to the Admissions Registration Office, located in the Enrollment Service Building at the Valle Verde Campus 919 Hunter El Paso, TX 79915.

 Health Careers Information

Please click here to view and/or print your information guide for Health Programs, which lists the requirements of your particular Health Career Major.


Please click here to view and/or print your information guide for Nursing Programs, which lists the requirements of your particular Nursing Career Major.