MIST pre-application requirements | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio
Medical Instrumentation Sterilization

MIST pre-application requirements

Note: Subject to change

  Requirement placement score admissions test BCI/FBI background check Minimum GPA Shadow experience
Option 1A-Certificate program- self placed clinical* Required English placement score or ENG 011; required reading placement score or IDS 102 critical analysis-contact coordinator Required for state of residence-contact coordinator* 2.0- high school or college Required – see attached hospital tour form – Must arrange tour in area of residence
Option 1B-Certificate program- clinical placement provided by SSC Required English placement score or ENG 011; required reading placement score or IDS 102 critical analysis-contact coordinator Required- FBI/BCI 2.0-high school or college Required – see attached hospital tour form & hospital contact form
Option 2A-associate & certificate Program- self placed clinical* Required English placement score or ENG 011; required reading placement score or IDS 102 critical analysis Required for state of residence-contact coordinator* 2.0-high school or college Required – see attached hospital tour form-Must arrange tour in area of residence
Option 2B-associate & certificate program- clinical placement provided by Stark State College Required English placement score or ENG 011; required reading placement score or IDS 102 critical analysis Required- FBI/BCI 2.0-high school or college Required – see attached hospital tour form & hospital contact form
Option 3-career enhancement certificate None None None None – must show proof of working as central sterilization processing technician in field for a minimum of 1 yr.

* Out of state students are required to submit copies of the background check for their state of residence to security office at Stark State College.

* Out of state students are required to pay additional tuition fees. See starkstate.edu/tuition for more information.

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