Welcome to Houston!
We invite you to explore Key in Houston, the fourth largest city the United States and the largest in Texas. Houston’s population totals over 2 million within the city limits and another 3 million in the surrounding areas. The internationally diverse demographics of residents are reflected in the hospitable attitude and relaxed atmosphere of the city.
Houston is proud to be a captivating combination of history, personalities and industries. Established in 1836, Houston has made its mark through the famous oil and energy booms, aeronautical space industry, and of course, is home to the globally-recognized Texas Medical Center – the world’s largest health care and medical hub.
Entertainment and restaurants abound, offering a variety of diversions and activities for every taste and preference. Professional sports teams, world-renowned fine arts, museums and theaters, multiple parks and special events provide the metropolitan populace – and seven million visitors – numerous amusement and enjoyment.
General Admissions Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be 18 years or older
Successful candidates must either be exempt from taking TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or have passed TOEFL within the last 24 months
Special Admissions Requirements for Completion of All Programs
Typing and basic computer skills
Internet browser understanding
Medical prerequisites as detailed in enrollment policies
Reading, writing, and communicating in English
Begin Your Journey Here
Your future as a more knowledgeable and valuable surgical professional starts now. With stellar surgical first assistants as instructors and a curriculum that reflects the latest medical innovations, Key Access Institute, LLC (KAI) offers outstanding resources to support your educational goals.
KAI is dedicated to facilitating your advancement. That begins with the application and enrollment process.
Simply follow the steps below:
Determine which of our programs fit your goals. Visit the Programs and Seminars page for an overview of all programs. From there, click on the various program titles to view specific admission requirements and program details.
Download an application and email/mail it with the required supporting documentation to KAI, or fill out an application online. There is a $100 application fee per application per program.
Once your application is received, you will receive a confirmation email from Admissions. The application verification and review process typically takes one month minimum. Read the General Calendar Overview below for details on potential start dates of programs.
Once you receive notification of acceptance into a program, Admissions will work with you to determine your desired start date and assist you with filling out necessary enrollment and orientation documents.