Maine College of Health Professions
70 Middle Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
phone: (207) 795-2840 email: admissions@mchp.edu

MCHP Admission Requirements

Please download the admissions checklist for your program of interest:

 Entrance Exam information may be found here.

Additional Requirements- only if accepted into clinical programs. Please do not submit any health records upon application. Programs without a clinical component will require limited immunization records.

 Students must provide the following:

  1. Immunization history to include:

    • 2 MMRs or laboratory results of positive titers of Measles, Mumps and Rubella.
    • Laboratory results of a positive Hepatitis B surface antibody titer.
    • Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) immunization within the last ten years.
    • 2 Varicella immunizations or laboratory results of a positive titer.
    • Tuberculin Skin Test - Written documentation of a negative PPD within 2 months of  program start   

  2. Students must be able to perform the physical activities inherent in the role of a student in an Associate Degree Health Professions Educational Program as listed below:

    • Communicate clearly (hearing and speaking) in English with patients and other healthcare professionals in the healthcare setting (IE. darkened rooms, operating room with surgical mask in place, in rooms with background noise, around partitions in rooms).
    • See clearly at close proximity, at a distance, in color, peripherally, demonstrate depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Stand/walk for several hours at a time.
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
    • Perform CPR
    • Follow Standard Precautions
    • Move/walk/run quickly in emergency situations.
    • Transport patients by wheelchair and stretcher.
    • Transfer patients from wheelchairs to hospital bed, stretchers to bed, and vice versa.
    • Position/move/adjust patients.
    • Reach overhead.
    • Lift or exert a force up to 50 pounds.
    • Tolerate repetitive use of hands, arms, and shoulders.
    • Tolerate frequent stooping and bending.
    • Perform Hand Hygiene

  3. Students who wish to request accommodations in order to have reasonable access to the programs and services offered by the College, should contact the ADA Coordinator by calling (207)330-7878 to schedule an appointment.

  4. Evidence of current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification: American Heart Association – Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers or American Red Cross – Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider course.  CPR certification must be maintained by the student throughout the educational program.

  5. Students will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Results of the background check may affect a student's ability to enroll in College Programs. Applicants may also be required to meet additional admission requirements and prerequisites established for the specific program of interest.