General Admissions

Admission to PCTC programs requires that prospective students meet the following criteria:

  • Submit an application with the appropriate application fee (if applicable) no later than the 10th day following the start of the academic calendar. Requests for enrollment submitted more than 10 days after the start of classes will be date-stamped and held until the next enrollment period.
  • Provide evidence of high school diploma, transcripts or TASC/GED*
  • Complete and submit federal FAFSA form (Practical Nursing or Medical Assisting only)

*not required for prospective students currently enrolled in a Putnam County high school

Additional Requirements

Additional entrance requirements vary by program. Other requirements may include pre-entrance testing, physical exams, vaccinations, driver’s license, etc.

Any student that falsifies or omits required information on any documents related to PCTC is subject to immediate dismissal.

All postsecondary (adult) students must complete the admission application and requirements stated therein. Males who are between the ages of 18 and 26 must also verify that they are in compliance with the Selective Service Act.

Students who drop out of high school automatically forfeit their enrollment in all PCTC courses scheduled prior to their dropping out. As drop out students are no longer classified as high school students. They must re-apply as adult students during the next enrollment period.


Specific Program Admissions

Admission to Practical Nursing (PN) program requires adherence to additional policies. Please contact the PN Admissions office at 304-586-3494 Ext. 4403 for more information.

Admission to Medical Assisting or Heavy Equipment Program program requires adherence to additional policies. Please contact the Adult Secretary office at 304-586-3494 Ext. 4406 for more information.

School Schedule

Putnam Career & Technical Center is part of Putnam County Schools and follows the county calendar. PCTC observes the holidays, school closings, morning delays, early releases due to weather conditions, and all other scheduled days off as set by the Putnam County Board of Education. However, students on clinical assignment should follow the schedule established by their appropriate advisor or instructor.

Putnam County Schools calendar.

Title IX ADA 504 Notice

Putnam Career & Technical Center (PCTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, or marital status in any of its policies, procedures or practices as required by Title IX, Section 504, and ADA regulations. For inquiries concerning Title IX, please contact the Director of Personnel, at 304-586-0500 x1109. For inquiries concerning 504/ADA, please contact the Director of Exceptional Education, at 304-586-0500 x1111.