Polysomnographic Technology Frequently Asked Questions
What is the PSOM Program like at Delgado?
The PSOM Program includes prerequisites and integrated general education, required related courses and the professional courses. The PSOM component begins in August of each year consists of combined didactic and clinical education.
How do you apply for admission to the PSOM Program?
Delgado Community College is an open admissions college; however acceptance into the PSOM Program is by selection. The Admissions Committee for the PSOM Program reviews and evaluates each application on an impartial basis. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the program. Students wishing to apply for admission to the PSOM Program must submit a completed PSOM application to the Division of Allied Health no later than May 15.
Persons accepted into the PSOM Program will be required to meet the technical standards of the PSOM profession which will be available for review in the Allied Admissions Office.
When should you apply for admission to the PSOM Program?
Students are eligible for admission to the Polysomnographic Technology Program who:
- Provide evidence of a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Successfully complete all prerequisite courses. The prerequisite courses for the Associate of Applied Science Degree are BIOL 251 and 253 A&P Lecture/Lab); MATH 128 (Algebra ); and ENGL 101 (English Composition I) or ENGL 110 (Intensive English Composition I).
- Possess a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all college courses.
NOTE: Science courses over 10 years old may require repetition. Check with the Allied Health Admissions Advisor.
How do you find out if courses you have taken at other schools will transfer to Delgado?
To find out if courses you have taken will transfer to Delgado, bring copies of your transcripts to one of our advisors.