Background Check and Drug Screen (required for all students prior to matriculation)

  • Estimated cost: $288.00 ($432.00 if a third test is required prior to preceptorship).
  • The program has made arrangements to have this completed via the company, Castle Branch.
  • Some clinical sites may also require separate and more specific background checks and drug screenings. If required, the student is responsible for any associated fees.
  • Required within one month of matriculation; a second background check and drug screen will be required prior to clinical rotations; a third may be required prior to the last semester of training.