Application Period: July 1, 2020 – September 1, 2020
The Advanced Placement Associate Degree Nursing Program is for students that hold a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Practical Nurse in North Carolina and have graduated from an accredited program within the last 5 years. This is a four semester program starting in the spring semester. Prospective students must apply during the appropriate dates during the fall semester they wish to enter the program. Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required to practice as a Registered Nurse. Because of limited enrollment, students must complete an admissions process that determines which students will be accepted into the program.
Advanced Placement Admissions to the ADN program includes the following requirements:
1. Submit a current MCC Application for Admission. Current students DO NOT need to complete a new application.
2. Review the 2021 AP Packets and submit an Advanced Placement for Nursing Application. Please use a valid email address that you check often for the application. All communication concerning your application and admittance will occur via email.
3. Hold a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Practical Nurse in North Carolina
4. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited program within the last five years.
5. Complete preparatory courses described in the application packet. Packets are available in the fall semester.
6. Take the required entrance exam and earn benchmark scores.
7. Submit current documentation of IV therapy certification through a continuing education program such as MAHEC or documented IV therapy competency through the employment setting. Graduation from MCC’s Practical Nursing program within six months of application is acceptable in lieu of documented IV therapy competency.
8. Have an overall grade point average of 2.5. All chemistry, algebra, and biology classes must be current within seven years prior to application.
9. Students must prove proficiency in fundamental nursing skills by return demonstrations within the first two weeks of beginning classes.
Click here for more details and a printable check sheet outlining the admissions process.