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

  1. 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.

  2. Provide evidence of high school diploma or equivalency (High school transcripts, TASC/GED, etc)

  3. Complete and submit federal FAFSA (Practical Nursing and Medical Assisting programs only)


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 post-secondary (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.


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 Heavy Equipment and Medical Assisting programs require adherence to additional policies. Please contact the Financial Aid office at 304-586-3494 Ext. 4406 for more information.


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.