Steps for Enrollment

Individuals may apply for full-time or part-time admission. Programs at Okaloosa Technical College are limited to a certain number of students due to state and/or safety requirements. Applicant should have the basic skills for potential success in the training program and career field they have chosen. Tutoring is available to assist students in improving basic skills.

Enroll in 5 Easy Steps

Step 1: Complete the online application.

Apply Online

Step 2: Meet with Student Services Advisor. Student services will review your application and enrollment information.  You will need to provide:

Two proofs of Florida Residency

Official transcripts for high school and college (if applicable)

Step 3: Prepare for Payment– Apply for the Federal Pell Grant or request documents needed for other funding methods (VA, Career Source, etc). Students who have not established one year of residency in Florida will be charged Out-of-State fees. Registration will not be officially complete until tuition, registration and lab fees have been paid or Financial Aid or VA have been awarded and verified. Turn in all paperwork at the registration desk. Pay any owed fees. $50 application/registration fee.

Step 4: Meet with Financial Aid or VA representative– Ensure completion of all financial aid and VA documents. Provide proof of any additional grants, scholarships, or waivers in order to make necessary arrangements for payment. (Self-pay may skip this step).

Step 5: Academic Assessment (if applicable)- All students who enroll in Workforce Education Certificate Programs of 450 hours or more must complete a basic skills examination approved by the Florida Department of Education. Admission policies require that all students take an academic skills test or provide proof of acceptable forms of exemption from testing. (see below). The academic skills test measures basic skills in reading, mathematics and English/language. Must be submitted to academic

You may be exempt from the academic skills test if you:

  • Possess an Associate of Applied Science Degree or higher
  • Have taken one of the following and met the required scores within the last two years: ACT, SAT, ACCUPLACER, or PERT
  • Earned a valid FLORIDA STANDARD Public HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA since 2007, official transcript required
  • Earned a GED within two years (min score of 145), official transcript required. For a copy of transcript go to www.myged.com
  • Active Duty in any branch of the US Armed Forces
  • Passed a state or national industry certification or licensure examination identified in State Board of Education rules and aligned to the career education program in which you are now enrolling
  • Documentation providing proof of exemption status is required. Please see an advisor for further

The Okaloosa County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, age, national origin or disability. Employment of personnel in Okaloosa County School District is in compliance with Federal and State Laws regarding nondiscrimination and preference.

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