Preventive Medicine

Tuberculosis Testing

TB tests may be required for students entering the following programs:

  • Nursing
  • hospitality management
  • physical therapy
  • language pathology
  • student teaching
  • athletic training

Students may also have to have a TB test for other employment opportunities in a health or a child care facility.

TB testing is available for a $15.00 fee, and can be administered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The TB test can be read Monday through Friday. It must be read 48 – 72 hours after administration and by a nursing professional from Health Services only.

An Interferon blood test is also available for TB testing and clearance. There is a cost for the test. It is available Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m.