Western Technical College removes testing, transcript requirements for majority of programs

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — Student applicants no longer need worry about high school transcripts or testing requirements for the majority of programs at Western Technical College.

Western announced Thursday they were removing those requirements to try and do away with financial and logistical barriers students may have faced in the past.

“Over the course of time, we have discovered that transcripts and testing are not necessarily exclusive components to measure a student’s potential readiness at Western,” said Deb Hether, interim Vice President of Student Service and Engagement at Western. “Removing these barriers help open more opportunities for students.”

High school transcripts will still be required for all Health and Public Safety programs, with the exception of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Nursing Assistant (NA). To learn more information on Western’s application process, visit their website.

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