The deadline for submission of applications and fees is 30 days prior to the start of a program. Students who wish to enroll in a class after the due date will be subject to a late registration fee of 10% of the cost of the course or program they wish to enroll in.
All students interested in enrolling in a QSIT course or program must submit an online application indicating which course(s) they are interested in.
QSIT also offers a one-year certificate program in Web Design & Development. Registration for this program requires an additional interview as part of the admissions process. If you are interested in obtaining a seat in this program, it is important that you start the application process immediately.
/ STEP 1: ATTEND INFORMATIONAL SESSION
Submit a student interest form online and you will receive an email invitation to the next Information Session or one on one meeting. Reply to the email invitation to reserve your appointment or seat at the Information Session.
At the information session, you will receive information about our classes, learn more about our program, and begin the application process. Information Sessions are a mandatory first step in the application process, and take place at regularly scheduled times. At the first session, you can:
Complete & submit an admission’s application.
Obtain an appointment for an interview.
/ STEP 2: BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION
Most applicants pick up and begin the application during the Information Session. If you would like to get a head start on it, you can also download the application from our website and bring it with you to your Information Session. QSIT is located at the Lincolnia Community Center, 5128 Lincoln Ave., Alexandria, VA. 22312 and Whitefield Commons, 106 N. Thomas Street, Arlington, VA. 22203.
/ STEP 3: PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERVIEW
Interviews help to identify the applicant’s goals, expectations, and financial needs. This interview will be scheduled on the day of the Assessment Session.
Attend the interview. Please be on time and dress professionally.
Discuss how you will finance your tuition. The interviewer will review with you, financial aid options and the associated terms of each option.
/ STEP 4: COMPLETE THE ADMISSION PROCESS
Students will receive an email from QSIT informing them of their acceptance and registration information regarding class schedules, payments and orientation for the program.
Applicants must complete and submit all required paperwork to reserve a seat in the desired program or course. After all paperwork has been received and processed, applicants will be scheduled for a final appointment to complete payment for their program.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSIONS TO QSIT PROGRAMS*
Complete a QSIT admissions application.
Participate in an interview with the QSIT selection committee. Questions are asked to assess the student’s ability to communicate effectively, work as a team, as well as their analytical and problem-solving skills.
Each candidate is required to pass a basic math test with a minimum score of 65%. Almost all jobs require the ability to perform basic math.
Each candidate is required to pass a basic reading comprehension test with a minimum score of 65%. Academic competence in reading is essential to comprehend instructions.
Each candidate is required to take a typing test. Applicants that type less than 25 words per minute will be required to complete the Word Processing program. Although employers expect to provide training on job-specific software, they also expect employees to be proficient with basic computer skills.
*Unless candidate has attended at least 2 years of college