Students must possess the following in order to be eligible for admission into ABS:
- Students must be at least 17 years of age to apply for admission into American Broadcasting School (ABS).
- Valid U.S. high school diploma, GED certificate, or valid home-school transcript verifying that the student has completed the secondary (high school) level of education.
Students who have received a high school diploma outside the U.S. must submit a written evaluation from a recognized diploma evaluation company verifying that the student’s foreign school credentials are the equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma. ABS recommends Josef Silney & Associates as a reputable diploma evaluation company. You may visit http://www.jsilny.com/ for more information. Foreign credential evaluations can cost between $80 – $150.
- Current, valid form of identification. Acceptable forms of ID are: state-issued drivers license, state-issued identification card, U.S. military ID, or a U.S. passport.
- All prospective students will be judged on the above requirements without regard to sex, race, national or ethnic origin, handicap, age, or veteran status (except where age, sex, or handicap constitute a bona fide qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration).
- Distance Learning Students Only: Distance Learning students will be required to have a personal computer (desktop or laptop) that meets system requirements to successfully run the institution’s program software. The pc must possess a Windows operating system with the following minimum requirements:
- Intel Pentium 4 processor or better (or a compatible AMD processor)
- 512 MB RAM (1GB or more is recommended)
- Microsoft DirectX or ASIO-compatible sound card with microphone input
- 500MB of available hard disk space
- Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 dpi resolution or better
- High-speed internet connection (cable or DSL)
- CD-ROM drive