Patient Care Assistant Admission/Cost

Seminole State will no longer offer the Patient Care Technician Program as of July 2014. Students who have these program plans are encouraged to visit with the career program advisors to determine other programs that meet their educational goals. The career program advisors can be reached at:


All students entering a healthcare program with a clinical component will be required to complete a criminal background check. Students must be free of offenses that could potentially disqualify them from working in a healthcare environment (Florida Statute 400.211). Admission into clinicals is at the discretion of the clinical agencies.

Students must also:

  • Be at least 17 years old.
  • Apply to Seminole State for admission.
  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE; no minimum score required).
  • Provide proof of a negative TB skin test or chest X-Ray (if required).

Entry Dates

  • Check current class schedule. 
  • Courses are offered only in the Fall and Spring Terms (day and/or evening).

Program Cost

All fees are approximate and subject to change without notice.

  • Tuition for All Three Courses: $900 (in-state students only)
  • Lab Fees for All Three Courses: $100
  • Textbook: $210 (required)
  • State Certification Exam: Visit the Prometric website for current fees.

Students must also purchase a TB skin test, uniforms, shoes, a name tag and a water-resistant watch with a second hand.

For more information, e-mail Joanne Moats, RN, professor/program manager, or call 407.708.2221.

Want more info? Contact us.

Nursing Department
Fax: 407.404.6201
Altamonte Springs Room ALT-108

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