Nursing Program Enrollment Requirements
Prior to applying for acceptance into the associate of applied science degree in Nursing program a student must complete the following steps:
- Meet the general admission requirements as noted in the Admission Requirements (General) and submit an application to Northeast State Community College.
- Be accepted by Northeast State Community College.
- Indicate the associate of applied science degree in Nursing as the desired major on the Northeast State application form.
- Seek advisement from the student's assigned nursing advisor to establish a program plan of study.
- Complete all required learning support courses prior to enrolling in the associate of applied science degree Nursing program.
- Demonstrate computer competency/proficiency as required by the division of Nursing. Computer competency/proficiency requirement can be met by successful completion of INFS 1010 (formerly CSCI 1100): Concepts of Computer Applications or receiving Credit by Examination at Northeast State Community College. Please note: Credit by Examination may not transfer in from other colleges. INFS 1010 (formerly CSCI 1100): Concepts of Computer Applications will not transfer into Northeast State if taken in an excess of 10 years.
- Complete BIOL 2010: Anatomy and Physiology I lecture and lab; BIOL 2020: Anatomy and Physiology II lecture and lab; ENGL 1010: Composition I; and MATH 1530: Probability and Statistics with a grade of "C" or better in each course.
- Biological science courses previously taken must have been completed with the last ten years and must be a total of four credit hours.
- Complete the required entrance test*. Completion date must be within one year of applying to the program.
- Achieve an overall cumulative institutional GPA of 2.75 in all college courses, excluding learning support coursework.
- Complete the Nursing Program Application process as described in "Applying to the A.A.S. Nursing Degree Program". Submission of all requirements must be received by the established deadline date and time.
- Provide documentation to the dean of Nursing that the student is, with reasonable accommodation, physically and mentally capable of performing the essential job functions of a registered nurse as outlined in the Core Performance Standards of Admission and Progression adopted by the Tennessee Board of Regents institutions offering nursing programs.
*The required entrance test can be identified by contacting the Nursing Division at 423.354.5108 or on the Northeast State Web Site.