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Practical Nurse Program (PN)


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. Proof of high school completion (transcripts or diploma)
2. Qualifying Total Score on TEAS V Exam - Minimum required score is 58.7%
3. Proctored Written Personal Statement
4. Nursing Information Session
5. Prior Work Validation (if applicable)

Admission into the program is highly competitive. Meeting minimum application requirements does not guarantee admission.

APPLICATION PERIODS
Full-time program begins in September of every year and runs for 10 months. Students must be available Monday-Friday from 7:00am-3:00pm.

Part-time program also begins in September of every year. It runs for 2 years. Students must be available three afternoons/evenings per week between 3:00pm-11:00pm.

NURSING ADMISSIONS EXAM (TEASV)
• Register for and schedule an exam date at atitesting.com.
• Exam fee ($70) is required at time of registration
• Scores are valid for two calendar years
• You may take the exam up to 3 times per academic year (Sept – Aug)
• You must wait a minimum of 30 days and must retake the entire exam
• To prepare for the exam, you can refer to the Study Manual in the Quincy College library, or purchase it from atitesting.com.

PROCTORED WRITTEN PERSONAL STATEMENT
• A mandatory personal statement is required of all applicants. Applications are not considered complete and will not be processed without this requirement. Upon submitting an application, students will complete the Proctored Written Personal Statement.

NURSING INFORMATION SESSION
• Attendance is required at one Nursing Information Session prior to submitting an application to the PN program. Applications are not considered complete and will not be processed without this requirement.
• Information sessions will be offered at various times throughout both the fall and spring semesters. Session dates will be posted on the website, in the Admissions Office, and on the Plymouth campus.

LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE COURSES
• Students are encouraged, but not required to complete the Liberal Arts & Science courses prior to entering the PN program. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

• College Level Math, MAT103 or higher
• Growth and Development, PSY216
• General Psychology, PSY101
• Nutrition with lab (within the last 5 years), BIO 106/BIO 116
• Microbiology with lab* (within the last 5 years), BIO151/152
• Anatomy & Physiology I and II with labs** BIO131/141 and BIO132/142
(must complete both courses) (within the last 5 years)

*Prerequisite for Microbiology with lab is General Biology I with lab
** Prerequisite for Anatomy & Physiology I with lab is General Biology I with lab



Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) Application Process


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. Proof of high school completion (transcripts or diploma)
2. Introduction to Chemistry with lab or General Chemistry I with lab*
3. Biology with Lab (strongly recommended) or
Anatomy and Physiology I with lab****
Science courses must have been completed within the last five years (Fall 2008 or later) with a grade of "C" or better.
4. Qualifying Total Score on TEAS V Exam - Minimum required score is 68.7%
5. Proctored Written Personal Statement
6. Nursing Information Session
7. Prior Work Validation (if applicable)

Admission into the program is highly competitive. Meeting minimum application requirements does not guarantee admission.

APPLICATION PERIODS
Full-time program begins in September of every year and runs for 2 years. Students must be available Monday-Friday from 7:00am-3:00pm.

Part-time program begins in January of every year and runs for 2 1/2 years. Students must available three afternoons/evenings per week between 3:00pm-10:00pm.

NURSING ADMISSIONS EXAM (TEAS V)
• Register for and schedule an exam date at atitesting.com
• Exam fee ($70) is required at time of registration
• Scores are valid for two calendar years
• You may take the exam up to 3 times per academic year (Sept – Aug)
• You must wait a minimum of 30 days and must retake the entire exam
• To prepare for the exam, you can refer to the Study Manual in the Quincy College library, or purchase it from atitesting.com.

PROCTORED WRITTEN PERSONAL STATEMENT
• A mandatory personal statement is required of all applicants. Applications are not considered complete and will not be processed without this requirement. Upon submitting an application, students will complete the Proctored Written Personal Statement.

NURSING INFORMATION SESSION
• Attendance is required at one Nursing Information Session prior to submitting an application to the ADN program. Applications are not considered complete and will not be processed without this requirement.
• Information sessions will be offered at various times throughout both the fall and spring semesters. Session dates will be posted on the website, in the Admissions Office, and on the Plymouth campus.

CORE CURRICULUM
The core curriculum is required for all students seeking an associate degree. Prospective nursing students are encouraged to complete these courses prior to entering the program. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

• College Level Math Course (must be MAT103 or higher)
• English Composition I
• English Composition II
• Computer Science Course (within the last 7 years)
• 1 History/Government Core Course**
• General Psychology
• Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (within the last 5 years)
• Microbiology with lab (within the last 5 years)***

Footnotes
*Prerequisite for Intro to Chemistry with lab is MAT097 Beginning Algebra; Prerequisite for General Chemistry I with lab is MAT103 College Algebra
**Any of the following courses will satisfy the History/Government core requirement: US History I, US History II, American Government, State & Local Government, Western Civilization I or Western Civilization II
***Prerequisite for Microbiology with lab is General Biology I with lab
****Prerequisite for Anatomy & Physiology I with lab is General Biology I with lab




Advanced Placement in Nursing Program (APN)


PRACTICAL NURSE (PN) -> ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING (RN)
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. Proof of high school completion (transcripts or diploma)
2. Introduction to Chemistry with lab or General Chemistry I with lab*
3. Anatomy and Physiology I with lab****
4. Anatomy and Physiology II with lab
Science courses must have been completed within the last five years (Fall 2008 or later) with a grade of "C" or better.
5. College Algebra (MAT103) or higher
6. English Composition I
7. General Psychology
All prerequisite courses must have been completed with a grade of “C” or better.
8. Qualifying Total Score on TEAS V Exam - Minimum required score is 68.7%
9. Minimum B- grade point average in your PN program
10. Valid Practical Nursing license
11. Proctored Written Personal Statement
12. Nursing Information Session
13. Prior Work Validation (if applicable)

Admission into the program is highly competitive. Meeting minimum application requirements does not guarantee admission.

APPLICATION PERIODS
Full-time program begins in September of every year and runs for 10 months. Students must be available Monday-Friday from 7:00am-3:00pm.

Part-time program begins in January of every year and runs for 1 year. Students must available three afternoons/evenings per week between 3:00pm-10:00pm.

NURSING ADMISSIONS EXAM (TEAS V)
• Register for and schedule an exam date at atitesting.com
• Exam fee ($70) is required at time of registration
• Scores are valid for two calendar years
• You may take the exam up to 3 times per academic year (Sept – Aug)
• You must wait a minimum of 30 days and must retake the entire exam
• To prepare for the exam, you can refer to the Study Manual in the Quincy College library, or purchase it from atitesting.com

PROCTORED WRITTEN PERSONAL STATEMENT
• A mandatory personal statement is required of all applicants. Applications are not considered complete and will not be processed without this requirement. Upon submitting an application, students will complete the Proctored Written Personal Statement.

NURSING INFORMATION SESSION
• Attendance is required at one Nursing Information Session prior to submitting an application to the APN program. Applications are not considered complete and will not be processed without this requirement.
• Information sessions will be offered at various times throughout both the fall and spring semesters. Session dates will be posted on the website, in the Admissions Office, and on the Plymouth campus.

CORE CURRICULUM
The core curriculum is required for all students seeking an associate degree. Prospective nursing students are encouraged to complete these courses prior to entering the program. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

• English Composition II
• Computer Science Course (within 7 years)
• 1 History/Government **
• Microbiology with lab***

Footnotes
*Prerequisite for Intro to Chemistry with lab is MAT097 Beginning Algebra; Prerequisite for General Chemistry I with lab is MAT103 College Algebra
**Any of the following courses will satisfy the History/Government core requirement: US History I, US History II, American Government, State & Local Government, Western Civilization I or Western Civilization II

***Prerequisite for Microbiology with lab is General Biology I with lab
****Prerequisite for Anatomy & Physiology I with lab is General Biology I with lab

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NURSING INFO SESSIONS:

    Nursing Information Sessions
    Practical Nurse, Associate Degree in Nursing and Advanced Placement in Nursing

    Quincy Campus
    1250 Hancock Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    Saville Hall, Room 100
    4:00pm-5:00pm


    October 23, 2014
    November 20, 2014
    December 18, 2014
    January 29, 2015
    February, 26, 2015
    March 26, 2015
    April 30, 2015
    May 28, 2015
    June 18, 2015
    July 16, 2015

    Plymouth Campus
    36 Cordage Park Circle
    Plymouth, MA 02360
    Room 9, 3:00pm-4:00pm


    October 29, 2014
    November 19, 2014
    December 17, 2014
    January 28, 2015
    February 25, 2015
    March 25, 2015
    April 29, 2015
    May 27, 2015
    June 17, 2015
    July 15, 2015



    Allied Health Information Session
    Phlebotomy, Surgical Technology, and Medical Laboratory Technician

    Quincy Campus
    1250 Hancock Street
    Quincy, MA 02169
    Saville Hall, Room 100
    2:00pm-3:00pm


    October 23, 2014
    November 20, 2014
    December 18, 2014
    January 29, 2014
    February 26, 2015
    March 26, 2015
    April 30, 2015
    May 28, 2015
    June 18, 2015
    July 16, 2015


    Plymouth Campus
    36 Cordage Park Circle
    Plymouth, MA 02360
    Room 9, 3:00pm-4:00pm


    October, 29 2014
    November 19, 2014
    December 17, 2014
    January 28, 2015
    February 25, 2015
    March 25, 2015
    April 29, 2015
    May 27, 2015
    June 17, 2015
    July 15, 2015