Special Admissions

Programs Requiring Special Application for Admission

Center for Health and Law Enforcement Occupation Programs

A special admission procedure has been instituted for the following occupational programs:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
  • Nursing (RN)
  • Paramedic (EMTP)
  • Vocational Nursing (LVN)
  • Operating Room Nurse (ORN)
  • Surgical Technology (ST)
  • Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • Central Services Technician

NOTE: A separate application is required for these programs.

Contact Information

Dental Hygiene Program
Higher Education Center at National City
(619) 216-6663

EMT and Paramedic
Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
Room 4105A
(619) 216-6760

Fire Science
Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
Room 4105
(619) 216-6760

Law Enforcement Training Academy
Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
Room 4315
(619) 482-6462

Medical Laboratory Technician Program
Higher Education Center at National City
(619) 216-6673

Nursing and Health Occupations Programs (ADN, CNA, ORN, ST, and VN)
Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
Room 4401
(619) 482-6352

AIR FORCE RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS

Through an agreement between the Southwestern Community College District and the Air Force ROTC at San Diego State University, students can enroll in Air Force ROTC while attending Southwestern. Contact the Department of Aerospace Studies at San Diego State University for enrollment information.

ARMY RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS

Through an agreement between the Southwestern Community College District and the Army ROTC at San Diego State University, students can enroll in Army ROTC while attending Southwestern. Contact the Department of Military Science at San Diego State University for enrollment information.