This associate degree program is designed for students who
seek to be strong candidates for acceptance into the competitive Practical
Nursing program. The curriculum is a flexible program enabling students to acquire
the skills required to prepare for a successful nursing career. Courses in this
program are taught by highly experienced instructors as well as the nursing
faculty who provide specific instruction and guidance for the direct
preparation for joining the nursing profession.
To improve one’s chances of being accepted into the
Practical Nursing program, candidates must complete at least the first term in
this program. Candidates for the nursing program who have fulfilled the
admissions requirements elsewhere are not required to take the first term of
this program, provided that they have submitted documentation that they have
met the required TEAS threshold scores and they have satisfied the other
requirements. The first term in the program will be available in January,
April, July and October of every year. Subsequent courses in the program will
also be offered each scheduled term.