Selection Criteria

All applicants are required to have the following:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Personal interview
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher 

Eligible applicants will then be prioritized into one of three categories: 

Priority 1:

  • Completion of an Associate degree or higher in the U.S. Or completion of General Education (GE) courses needed for PCC Associate degree.

Priority 2:

  • No Associate degree. Missing 1-2 General Education (GE) courses needed for PCC Associate degree.

Priority 3:

  • No Associate degree. Missing more than 2 General Education (GE) courses needed for PCC Associate degree.

General Requirements


  1. Anesthesia Technologist students must have the ability to communicate safely, accurately, and effectively in both written and spoken English.

  2. Upon selection to the AT program you are required to complete:

    • A health clearance.
    • Maintain a valid American Heart Association CPR card.
    • A two-step TB test
    • A complete a criminal background check is required to be able to attend clinical experiences. We will provide you details regarding these clearances in the acceptance packet upon selection. If you have questions or concerns about the background check are encouraged to make an appointment to discuss these concerns with the Anesthesia Technologist Program Director.