Polysomnography (Sleep Medicine) - A.A.S. Degree
How to Apply
Application Period - January 1 through November 1
Deadline - November 1
The Polysomnography program begins every Spring semester in January.
If you are a first-time college student or transferring to ACC, begin the application process by completing the Steps-to-Getting-Started.
What You Need to Apply
To be considered for admission to the Polysomnography program, the applicant must:
Complete Prerequisite Courses
Provide proof of college credit for the following before the January start date.
- ENGL 1301 – Composition I
- BIOL 2401 – Anatomy & Physiology I
- BIOL 2402 – Anatomy & Physiology II
Completion of the following course is not required at the time of application, but is strongly recommended prior to admission.
- 3 Credits: Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective
- 3 Credits: Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective
Applicant must be TSI complete
Attend a Polysomnography Information Session
For more information about the Polysomnography/Sleep Medicine field, attend an information session and meet our staff. Polysomnography information sessions are held in room S242.
Please check back for information session dates and times.
Apply to the Polysomnography Program
- Online application will be open July 1 thru Nov 1
Wait to be contacted by the department. Please be patient; it can take several weeks for admission applications to be processed.
Eligible applicants will be invited for interviews held approximately 2-3 weeks after the November 1 deadline.
A condition of admission is based on completion and/or of submission of the following:
- Proof of personal health insurance
- Passing a drug screening
- Physical examination
- Immunization record showing: Completion of Hepatitis B Immunization series (may take up to 6 months), MMR, Tdap, TB, Varicella, Meningitis (required for students under the age of 22), and Influenza (please note: a titer may be required for some of these immunizations)
- Cleared criminal background
- Attend program orientation
PLA-Prior Learning Assessment
Credit may be awarded toward the AAS degree it the student meets the department requirements.
- Registered by BRPT as a RPSGT with a minimum of 2 years’ full time experience in Polysomnography
- Non-registered Polysomnography Technician with a minimum of 5 years’ full experience in Polysomnography
- The Polysomnography students will abide by the admission and curriculum requirements of the Polysomnography Department at the time they are admitted or re-admitted to the program.
- Once a student has enrolled in the Polysomnography Program, all Polysomnography courses must be completed in the proper sequence as shown in the catalog and degree plan
- No grade below a C is acceptable.
- Only two (2) attempts to pass a course will be permitted. An attempt is defined as a course in which a grade of D or F is recorded on the transcript.
- Students must complete the program within three (3) years after initial acceptance.
COLLEGE & CAREER PATHWAYS
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