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Previous experience with information technology, information management, and/or an occupation within the healthcare environment is desirable. Applications are reviewed to identify students who best meet the combined qualifications of experience, education, and skills set.

Who is Eligible for Veteran Priority of Service?

  • “Veteran” means a person who served at least one day in the active military, naval or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • “Eligible Spouse” means the spouse of any of the following –
    • Any veteran who died of a service-connected disability;
    • Any member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who, at the time of application for the priority, is listed in one or more of the following categories and has been so listed for a total of more than 90 days:
      • Missing in action,
      • Captured in the line of duty by a hostile force, or
      • Forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government or power;
    • Any veteran who has a total disability resulting from a service-connected disability, as evaluated by the Department of Veteran Affairs; or
    • Any veteran who died while as such a disability was in existence.
  • A spouse whose eligibility is derived from a living veteran or service member would lose his/her eligibility if the veteran or service member were to lose the status that is the basis for eligibility, or upon divorce of the veteran or service member.

For more information please contact: OR 620-694-2436


To apply for approval into the program, complete the application for eligibility and you will be notified within 8-10 business days regarding program acceptance.  Once you have been accepted, you will be directed to the regular admissions process for the HCC online programs. 

Do you need Financial Aid?

If you need Federal Financial Aid, please go to and fill out the application. Our school code is: 001923


Please Note: We have a partnership program with Johnson County Community College, but you will be taking classes at Hutchinson Community College.     Proceed with the application link below.