What Happens After I Apply?
3.0A Students with all the program prerequisites and any
remediation requirements completed by the application deadline will be
given priority over those still
needing to complete program prerequisites and remediation.
3.0 Selection Formula
3.0D Applicants meeting at least minimum
requirements are ranked from the top applicant (most points accumulated) down.
3.0B In those years when there are more
qualified applicants than spaces available in the program, admission is
competitive and selective.
3.0C Applicants are ranked according to point
totals, top to bottom, utilizing a formula approved by the Therapeutic Massage
Department (THM 1200 points x GPA x Essay Score = point total)
3.0E A predetermined number are accepted to the program; additional applicants are placed on an alternate candidate list in rank
order and are admitted as spaces become available, if any.
3.0F Alternate candidate lists do not carry
over from year-to-year; applicants not able to be admitted in a given year must
re-apply for the following year, and must compete with all the other applicants
for admission that year.
3.1B In such instances, non-residents will be
considered for admission only after all qualified and eligible district
residents have been offered admission.
This will apply in all cases of non-residents, regardless of
qualifications or ranking.
3.1A In those years when
there are more qualified applicants than spaces available in the program,
preference is given to those applicants who are legal residents of IVCC
3.1C Those desiring an official definition of
residency may contact the Office of Admissions and Records.
3.2 Letters of Acceptance, Denial or Alternate Candidate
will receive an acceptance, denial, or alternate candidate letter and/or email after meeting all application requirements.
may not register for any THM courses (except for THM 1200) until an acceptance
letter and/or email has been received.
a student is placed on an alternate candidate list, they will receive
notification from the Admissions Office or the Therapeutic Massage Coordinator
if an accepted applicant drops out and space becomes available.
3.3 Admission Exception
3.3A Students enrolled in any pre-admission courses (BIO 1200, ALH
1001, SFC 1000, THM 1200) in the Fall semester are encouraged to apply to the
Program and will be reviewed and considered for conditional acceptance.
Last Updated August 23, 2011