admissions requirements

  • 1. Applicants should have a High School Diploma, domestic or international, or the equivalent General Education Diploma (GED).
  • 2. All applicants must be 17 years old or older.

According to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal Financial Assistance.

Qualified applicants are accepted regardless of their race, color, sex, religious beliefs, physical handicap or national origin. The Institute offers special assistance to qualified handicapped applicants whenever possible or practical.

Applicants who wish to enroll must:

  • 1. Make an appointment to meet with an Institute’s representative who will provide all the necessary information related to the Institute and the program of study under consideration.
  • 2. Complete and submit the Enrollment Agreement (signed by a parent or legal guardian if the applicant is under 18 years of age) to the Admissions Office within the registration period specified in the Institute’s calendar.

Special admissions requirements

English as a Second Language (ESL)
This is a vocational program and students wishing to enroll in it must possess a previous knowledge, training, and skills. Applicants who are accepted into the ESL program are given the opportunity to take a standardized level placement test to determine their level of proficiency. If the student does not take the standardized level placement test, they will be placed in Level One. If the student does take the standardized level placement test, they will be placed in the level they have achieved on the test.

Pharmacy Technician program
All candidates must first pass a Level 2 Background Check and Finger-Print procedure. The Level 2 Background Check and Finger-Print procedure fee is the applicant’s responsibility. New Professions Technical Institute shall provide an approved third party company that specializes in this activity. If the candidate fails the Level 2 Background Check and or Finger-Print procedure, they will not be able to enroll in the program. Applicants are informed of their acceptance within five (5) business days after all required information is received and qualifications evaluated.
To be employed as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Florida, graduates must apply for and receive a license from the Florida Board of Pharmacy. All students must apply in writing to the State of Florida and pay the appropriate fees (see Other Fees). The paperwork is to be performed at the Placement office. Once the paperwork is submitted, the state will grant you a license so that you can sit and take the National Certification Exam.

Home Health Aide program
Upon completion of the program and prior to becoming gainfully employed the graduate may be asked to submit and pass a Level 2 Background Check and Finger Print procedure by their potential employer. The Level 2 Background Check and Finger-Print procedure fee is the graduate’s expense.

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