Application Instructions for Certificates

An application file is considered complete and ready for review when all supporting documents have been received.  Contact the Department of Continuing and Professional Studies at 203-576-5651 or via e-mail: if you need further assistance.

All Applicants must submit a completed application, along with:

  • Official transcript(s) from all high school(s) attended or GED (not applicable to applicants who have a degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education)
  • Official college transcript(s) (if attended)
  • Health and Security Background Clearance

The following certificates have additional requirements:

Health Information Technology Coding (HITC)

  • English Placement Test
  • Math Placement Test

Healthcare Management

  • English Placement Test (effective Spring 2013)

Medical Assisting

Effective August 31, 2016, the Medical Assisting Certificate Program will be inactive and currently will not enroll new students.

Patient Care Technician

  • Current CNA License
  • Current CPR Certification

Navigator Program

Lay Navigator

  • English Placement Test (if applicable)
  • CPR Certification

Patient Navigator/Community Health Aid

  • Copy of Current and Official State/National Credentials
  • CPR Certification

RN Refresher

  • Copy of CT RN License (must be current)
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • CPR Certification


  • Contact the Board of Education if you are unable to obtain your official high school transcripts.
  • Official high school or college transcripts must be sent directly from the school(s).
  • For transfer students, if you have not yet completed the semester, you may request a transcript that shows courses in progress.  (Please request a final transcript at the end of the semester.)
  • If you are applying for financial aid, please remember to list St. Vincent’s College when filing your FAFSA.  Our Federal School Code number is 006191.