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Postsecondary Admissions

Training today in tomorrow’s careers!

We know deciding what career is right for you is a personal and important decision. 

Do you want a career that is in demand? Do you like to work with people? Do you like helping others? Do you want a meaningful career? Do you want skills that can be used anywhere?

If you answered yes to any of these questions – we feel we can help you make the right decision.

McCann Technical School offers postsecondary day classes for Cosmetology, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, and Surgical Technology

Due to the unique structure of each program, transfer of students between programs is not permitted in the same academic year. 

The admissions policy assures all candidates that applications will be reviewed and notification made as soon as all required information is received.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their past academic performance and their potential for further learning. 

All candidates for admission to our postsecondary programs are required to provide satisfactory evidence of secondary school graduation or its equivalent.  All candidates may be required to take a basic skills or academic assessment test. 

All candidates must submit: 

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Official high school transcripts; official HSE verification and score reports/transcripts; official college transcripts (click here for transcript request form).
  3. Essay for selecting your program.
  4. Letters of reference from guidance counselors, teachers, employers, etc. (Three letters are required for the practical nursing program, two are required for all other programs). 

Candidates for the practical nursing program are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) as a condition of acceptance. 

Admissions Contact
Victoria Tarsa
(413) 663-5383 Ext. 181

Northern Berkshire Vocational Regional School District and McCann Technical School maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, homelessness, marital status, and veteran status.