b'Supplemental Application Deadline Dates: Spring SemesterNovember 1 st(Spring 2021 deadline date extended to February 1 st ) Summer SemesterMay 15 thFall SemesterJuly 1st Selection Process Program openings are filled based on Selective Admission; applicants are ranked based on their individual achievement test scores and prior college course work. Student ranking for entry into the Navigator program is based on a point system. Students are awarded points for their required ACCUPLACER or ACT Score, general education prerequisite course grades, and cumulative GPA. PHT/Navigator Program Policies (For all concentrations) All students are required to submit to substance testing in accordance with the substance testing policy and procedures for the School of Nursing and Health Professions. View the School of Nursing and Health Professions Substance Testing Policy. The School of Nursing and Health Professions requires proof of Immunizations and/or CPR. Submission of all required documents will begin following program acceptance. Failure to meet the requirements will result in withdrawal/dismissal. Upon admission to the Public Health Technology/Navigator Program, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA on the required courses and complete each course with a C or better. Adherence to additional clinical affiliation requirements may be necessary depending on clinical rotation placement. (i.e. hospital orientation, HIPAA training, CPR certification) School of Nursing and Health Professions Student Manual (PDF)Mission Statement The mission of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) Public Health Technology/Navigator Program is to address, through academia, the prominent health disparities and inequalities. Focusing on health statistics, health promotion, disease prevention, and dietary and community services, each concentration will produce competent entry-level health care Navigators. Program Level Student Learning Outcome will include training those enrolled in a Public Health Technology/Navigator Concentration to: 1.Help individuals obtain and benefit from community services, clinical care, and insurance needs 2.Assist individuals with limited health literacy with accessing community services 3.Facilitate clinical and community access for care and follow-up 4.Identify and enroll individuals in health insurance plans 5.Reduce excessively high healthcare utilization 6.Increase the knowledge base of others regarding public health, diet and nutrition, or personal and family health 7.Emphasis the importance of health and wellness 8.Create an emerging strategy for integrating the position of Navigator into the health care, nutritional, and community wellness systems MGCCC Public Health Technology/Navigator ConcentrationsCost List (Estimate only) Tuition Fall/Spring Full-Time Tuition (1521 hours)$1550.00* Fall/Spring Full-Time Out-of-State Tuition$3100.00* Part-Time Tuition$155.00 per credit hour* 242'