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Base Academic Year Definitions

Academic Year Definition

The York County School of Technology's 2019/2020 academic year for financial aid purposes is defined in Clock Hours and Weeks of Attendance.

Certificate Programs of at least 900 hours but less than 1100 hours in length
Students enrolled in Certificate Program of at least 900 hours but less than 1100 hours in length are eligible to apply for aid for one academic year. Base academic years by program are defined below.

Automotive Technology evening diploma program –  900 clock hours and 46 weeks. 
HVAC
evening diploma program – 900 clock hours and 46 weeks.
Welding evening diploma program – 900 clock hours and 46 weeks.
Medical Billing & Coding evening diploma program – 900 clock hours and 42 weeks.
Dental evening diploma program –  900 clock hours and 41 weeks.
Medical Assistant evening diploma program – 900 clock hours and 41 weeks.
Medical Assistant
daytime diploma program – 900 clock hours and 33 weeks.
Mechatronics daytime diploma program – 900 clock hours and 35 weeks.
Cosmetologist daytime diploma program –  900 clock hours and 32 weeks.

Students attending the Practical Nursing Diploma program are eligible to apply for aid in both their first and second year of training.  The aid received for the second year in each program is prorated per federal guidelines based upon the number of hours and weeks remaining in the program.  Base academic years by program is defined below.      
                                           11 month daytime
program – 28 weeks and 900 clock hours