Health Sciences

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing
Practical Nursing Technical Certificate
Medication Administration Program Certificate of Proficiency
Nursing Assistant Certificate of Proficiency

 

New Nursing Entrance Exam Information

Practical Nursing

All perspective students must take the COMPASS test. The COMPASS may be taken at any location. The following scores have to be obtained in order to be considered for admittance to the PN Program:  Reading 83 minimal and Writing 80 minimal.  The reading and writing scores will be averaged together and we will select from the top score down until all available slots are filled.  The math score will be used as a tie breaker.

For classes that start in January, COMPASS test must be completed and scores must be turned into the Nursing Department by the 2nd Friday in October by 4:30 pm. If score requirements are met, you must attend the mandatory meeting the 3rd Friday in October at 7:00 am, 12:00 pm or 4:00 pm.

For classes that start in May, COMPASS test must be completed and scores must be turned into the Nursing Department by the 2nd Friday in March by 4:30 pm. If score requirements are met, you must attend the mandatory meeting the 3rd Friday in March at 7:00 am, 12:00 pm or 4:00 pm.

 

Registered Nursing

Classes that start in January, HESI Entrance Exam is the 1st and 2nd Friday of September at 8:00 am or 12:30 pm. If required scores are obtained, you must attend one of the mandatory meetings on the testing Friday at 11:30 am, 3:30 pm or the following Monday at 7:00 am in the Allied Health Building.

Classes that start in May, HESI Entrance Exam is the 1st and 2nd Friday of February at 8:00 am or 12:30 pm. If required scores are obtained, you must attend one of the mandatory meetings on the testing Friday at 11:30 am, 3:30 pm or the following Monday at 7:00 am in the Allied Health Building.

HESI Entrance Examination Result Requirements:  Obtain a minimum of 75% on the following sections:  Grammar; Reading Comprehension; Vocabulary and General Knowledge and Anatomy and Physiology.