Petition Process

BTC is currently accepting applications from in-district residents ONLY for the programs listed below.

  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Radiography 

Students interested in the following health programs must petition for a spot in the core clinical program courses.

  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiography 
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Vascular 

Students MUST complete the following in order to petition for a spot in the core clinical program courses.

  • The application process to the College and be accepted as a Pre-Clinical student to the program. 
  • ALL program ready requirements (see program for specific requirements).

It is the student's responsibility to submit a petition form during the designated petition period in order to be considered for a spot in the core clinical program courses.  If not selected, students will need to submit a petition form (during the petition period) in subsequent years thereafter as a means of indicating a continued interest in the beginning the core clinical program courses. 

  • Students are strongly encouraged to complete the all General Education courses in preparation for petitioning.
  • Continual enrollment is NOT required in order to maintain a current application.
  • Students should generate alternative options/plans for the time they are waiting to begin the core clinical courses.

For additional information on the petition process, students should carefully read the information in the links below AND attend an information session.

Petition Dates