The Pre-Health Academy is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career or advanced education in a health related occupation. Courses are selected based on pre-requisites for health science programs at Aiken Technical College as well as those transferrable to other four-year institutions. The course sequence provides students with a broad exposure to the various health science programs. Upon successful completion of this Certificate program, students will be ready to apply for admissions into health science courses or to transfer to other colleges/universities.
Students must have a minimum PSAT score of 50 in verbal and 50 in math – or equivalent scores on the high school ACT or SAT, or on placement test(s) given by ATC Counseling Services. Students must also meet Aiken Technical College’s standard admissions requirements, including permission from the home institution. Go to our
Placement Testing page
to learn about placement testing and the COMPASS test.
Transportation will be provided for Aiken County School District Students. These provisions will follow current transportation guidelines for getting to the Career Center. Transportation for the Pre-Health Academy will be provided from the Aiken County Career Center to ATC. With school permissions, students may also drive to the ATC campus.
Steps to Apply
Required forms* and vital resources:
Public and private school students please complete and submit the following forms to your high school counselor. Home-schooled students please complete and submit the following forms to an ATC counselor.
College Now 2011 Brochure
ATC Admission Application
College Now Application
Lottery Tuition Assistance Form
Application Directions & COMPASS Placement Test Information
College Career Courses
Placement Test Score Prerequisites
College Now Course Transfer Pamphlet
Or E-mail questions to
Download the five-year IGP plan PDF
(needed for Aiken County School District Students)
ATC-USC Bridge Program
Catalog & Student Handbook
MyATC Portal & Help
Programs of Study
Request Program Brochure
See Your Advisor
Tuition & Fees
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