Fall 2017
September 21, 2017
November 2, 2017
Spring 2018
February 22, 2018
April 12, 2018
Summer 2018
June 7, 2018
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Health Sciences

Practical Nursing

  • Degree Program– D45660

Career Description

The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Health Science Admissions Timeline–PN

Admissions Health Science Timeline 2017 Fall Enrollment-PN TRADITIONAL
1. Admissions Application Submission Deadline March 31
2. General Admissions Completion Deadline May 12
3. Completed Checklist & Supporting Documentation Deadline (Submitted to Admissions Office) May 31
4. Program Director Notification To Applicants of Status (by mail) June 14

Program Requirements

The Practical Nursing Diploma Degree is a 44-credit hour program. There is a basic core of 30 credit hours. The program also consists of 14 general education credit hours.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Highly motivated to provide quality patient care to a diverse population, a strong sense of ethical behavior, ability to work well with others and effective oral and written communication skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Practical Nursing Program, contact Eva Meekins, Program Director, at 910-272-3398 or