Nursing Faculty must possess a Graduate degree in nursing or higher, unencumbered RN license, minimum of two years of clinical experience as an RN.Faculty that teach general education courses must possess a masters degree in the subject area or a masters degree and a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate hours in subject area.
The BSN Program, Prelicensure Option is designed for those who are new to nursing and looking to enter the field as a registered nurse (RN). Graduates earn a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and are prepared to take the NCLEX-RN®, which they must pass before they can be employed as a licensed registered nurse. The quarter-calendar program offers hands-on learning, early in the program, with general education alongside the nursing curriculum.
51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
General Requirements: Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Development (GED) diploma. Must be able to communicate effectively in English.Students must pass the following qualifying examinations: ACT, SAT, and Multilevel PAX. Applicants may be granted acceptance into the College based upon equivalent entrance test scores on other qualifying examinations, including the ACT, SAT, HESI A2, PAX-PN/RN, and TEAS, or evidence of a previously earned bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution. Admission test scores must have been earned within the last five years.)
Once a student has met requirements for admission, the student will be considered for acceptance in the next available term.
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