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Admissions Process for Nursing Applicants

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Associates Degree in Nursing (RN) Application Process »
Advanced Placement in Nursing Program (APN) Application Process »



Nursing Application Deadlines


The office of Admissions is STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS RN & LPN Full Time & Part Time Nursing Programs. (see below)

Associates Degree in Nursing and Certificate in Practical Nursing
Full Time – Application begins November 10, 2014
Full Time – Early Decision December 11, 2014
Full Time – Regular Decision March 11, 2015

Part Time – Application begins November 10, 2014
Part Time – Early Decision December 11, 2014
Part Time – Regular Decision March 11, 2015

Advanced Placement in Nursing Program
Full Time – Application begins November 10, 2014
Full Time – Regular Decision March 11, 2015

Part Time – Application begins May 4, 2015
Part Time – Regular Decision October 29, 2015



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. Nursing Information Session
4. 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 (TEAS V)
• Register for and schedule an exam date at atitesting.com.
• Exam fee ($76) 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.

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 with a grade of "C" or better.
4. Qualifying Total Score on TEAS V Exam - Minimum required score is 68.7%
5. Nursing Information Session
6. 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 ($76) 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.

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 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. Nursing Information Session
12. 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 ($76) 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

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 (PN), Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Advanced Placement in Nursing

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


    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


    April 29, 2015
    May 27, 2015
    June 17, 2015
    July 15, 2015