Admission Requirements

Are ready to take the first step toward your new career? We are now accepting applications for each of our programs. Please make sure you read the program features and admission requirements below regarding your program of choice before completing your online application.

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Diploma Programs

The accelerated diploma programs offered at Caris College are designed to teach you the skills needed to start your new career in the shortest time possible. Flexible class schedules allow you to continue working your full time job while going to college. Many students choose the diploma programs at Caris College to learn a skilled trade that will provide them with financial stability and job security for many years to come. Others choose the diploma program as a stepping stone to reach their future healthcare career goals. Is a diploma program the right choice for you?

Program Features:

Admission Requirements:

  1. All applicants must be at least eighteen years old prior to the start of class or have a parent’s signature to enroll in school
  2. All applicants must have earned either a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate prior to enrollment

Associate Degree Program

Caris College is accepting a limited number of applications for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. This two-year program is designed to prepare students to perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations required of an entry-level general sonographer to include, but not limited to, the abdomen, pelvis, pregnant female pelvis, and superficial structures. Due to the high volume of applicants and the competitive nature of this program, Caris College can only consider applicants who complete the admissions requirements, listed below, on a first come first serve basis. Students who choose to apply for this program must have the ability to attend class and/or complete externship hours Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Program Features:

Admission Requirements:

  1. All applicants must be at least eighteen years old prior to the start of class or have a parent’s signature to enroll in school
  2. All applicants must have earned either a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate prior to enrollment
  3. Passing score for the entrance examination in reading and math
  4. Background check ($50 non-refundable service fee)
  5. Two-page essay
  6. Two letters of recommendation
  7. Official High School Transcript
  8. Individual interviews with the program director

Committed to higher learning and career development

Caris College continually strives to maintain a student body that is committed to higher learning and career development. We welcome applicants that have a sincere desire for postsecondary education within the healthcare fields of Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Patient Care, Veterinary Assisting, and Sonography.

All successful applicants are required to have a personal interview with an Admissions Advisor and take a tour of the facility. Applicants are required to be in good health, free of communicable disease, and have the ability to fully participate in the discipline in which they seek acceptance without risking injury to themselves or others.

Caris College provides an equal admissions opportunity to all applicants. Qualified persons are selected without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religious belief, national or ethnic origin, or disability. Our institution follows the tenets and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Otherwise qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities are eligible for admission on an equal basis with non-disabled applicants, considering reasonable accommodations for their limitations.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Aid

Caris College offers financial aid for those who qualify. The administration and admissions department at Caris will work diligently to assist any student who is committed to pursuing the goal of obtaining a rewarding career in the healthcare field.

Caris College is approved for funding from the institutions listed in this section. We have included their contact information for your convenience. If you have specific questions regarding the requirements for admission to our dental assisting, medical assisting, veterinary assisting, acute clinical technician, or sonography programs offered at our Jeffersonville, Indiana campus, please contact us.

WorkOne in Southern Indiana

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) serving Indiana

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) serving Kentucky

The Offices of Vocational Rehabilitation Community Action Partnership (CAP)

It's that time again! Free ultrasounds! Our Sonography students need pregnant volunteers to scan during lab. Call 812-952-9791 to learn more!