Nursing Program Admission

Admission to Program

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In order to qualify for admission to the upper-division major in nursing, the student must:

  1. Be graduated from a state-approved associate degree or diploma nursing program.
  2. Official transcripts from each school attended and have an overall GPA of 2.0 with no grade below a "C" in nursing support (upper and lower-division) and lower-division nursing courses.
  3. Be currently licensed as an R.N. (Graduate nurses may be admitted on the condition that they must achieve R.N. status by the end of their first semester).
  4. Documentation of immunizations including MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, TB, TDaP, and Influenza.
  5. Documentation of current signed American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card or eCard.
  6. Documentation of current professional liability insurance policy face sheet reflecting minimum coverage of $1,000,000/incident and $3,000,000 aggregate; the nursing program must be listed as a certificate holder.
  7. Complete a national background check and drug test.

Diploma graduates and those from non-HLC accredited nursing programs must successfully complete nursing proficiency tests. Credit for lower-division nursing content will be awarded to those who successfully complete the tests and the first semester of the nursing program.