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Background Checks for Health Programs

  1. Criminal Background checks will be conducted prior to application to a health program.
  2. Both an FBI and a BCII check will be done.
  3. The results can take up to 45 days to process (new or updated)
  4. Certain offenses (even if not listed below) may disqualify you from:
    1. completing clinical/practicum training in the program
    2. taking licensure/certification examinations
    3. gaining employment in the field

To complete a background check:

  1. Review the program requirements to determine if you need to complete a background check
  2. Visit the Safety and Security website
  3. Schedule an appointment with the Stark State Safety and Security Office located on the first floor of the Student Services Building