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Gadsden State Community College

Admissions

Process for Associate Degree (Registered) Nursing Applicants

Process for Mobility LPN to RN Applicants

Process for Mobility Paramedic to RN

Process for Practical Nursing Applicants

 

Process for Associate Degree (Registered) Nursing Applicants

Minimum admission standards include:

  • Unconditional admission to the college.
  • Associate Degree (Registered) Nursing Program Online application (available after November 1st ) by the published deadline.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA based on the last 24 credit hours for students with previous college work.
  • Minimum of 2.5 high school GPA for students without prior college work
  • Eligibility for ENG 101 and MTH 116 (higher level math accepted).
  • Eligibility for BIO 201 during the first term of any Nursing Program.
  • Good standing with the college.
  • Meeting the essential functions required for nursing.
  • The Test of Essential Academic Skills-Version Five (TEAS-V) taken within the past three years.
  • Example of Program Admission Ranking Sheet 

Admission to the nursing program is competitive, and the number of students is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available.  Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance.

Please schedule an appointment with the Nursing Advisor, Pam Mayo (Helderman Hall, 256.549.8257) for assistance in scheduling classes and application to the program.

The following must be on file in Admissions Office by April 15:

  • Application to the college;
  • All official college transcripts; and
  • Official high school transcripts.

 

Process for Mobility LPN to RN Applicants

Minimum admission standards include:

  • Proof of valid, unencumbered Alabama Practical Nursing License.
  • Unconditional admission to the college.
  • complete Online Associate Degree (Registered) Nursing Program Application  by the published deadline.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA based on the last 24 credit hours for students with previous college work.
  • Completed College Coursework (with a minimum of "C" or above) for ENG 101, MTH 116 (higher level math accepted), PSY 200, BIO 201 and BIO 202 prior to entrance into Mobility Program.
  • Good standing with the college.
  • Meeting the essential functions required for nursing.
  • The Test of Essential Academic Skills-Version Five (TEAS-V) taken within the past three years.
  • Example of Program Admission Ranking Sheet 

Admission to the nursing program is competitive, and the number of students is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available.  Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance.

Please schedule an appointment with the Nursing Advisor, Pam Mayo (Helderman Hall, 256.549.8257) for assistance in scheduling classes and application to the program.

The following must be on file in Admissions Office by October 15:

  • Application to the college;
  • All official college transcripts; and
  • Official high school transcripts.

 

Process for Mobility Paramedic to RN Applicants

Minimum admission standards include:

  • Proof of valid, unencumbered Paramedic Licensure.
  • AAS Degree in Emergency Medical Services.
  • Employment verification of 2080 hours as a licensed paramedic within the past 24 months.
  • Unconditional admission to the college.
  • Complete Online Associate Degree (Registered) Nursing Program Application by the published deadline.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA based on the last 24 credit hours for students with previous college work.
  • Completed College Coursework (with a minimum of "C" or above) for ENG 101, MTH 116 (higher level math accepted), PSY 200, BIO 201, BIO 202 and BIO 220 prior to entrance into Mobility Program.
  • Good standing with the college.
  • Meeting the essential functions required for nursing.
  • The Test of Essential Academic Skills-Version Five (TEAS-V) taken within the past three years.
  • Example of Program Admission Ranking Sheet 

Admission to the nursing program is competitive, and the number of students is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available.  Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance.

Please schedule an appointment with the Nursing Advisor, Pam Mayo (Helderman Hall, 256.549.8257) for assistance in scheduling classes and application to the program.

The following must be on file in Admissions Office by October 15:

  • Application to the college;
  • All official college transcripts;
  • Official high school transcripts; and
  • PARAMEDIC MOBILITY APPLICANTS: Employment Verification Form completed by Employer (Submitted to the Nursing Advisor).

 

Process for Practical Nursing Applicants

Minimum admission standards include:

  • Unconditional admission to the college.
  • Completion of Online Practical Nursing Application by the published deadline.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA based on the last 24 credit hours for students with previous college work.
  • Minimum of 2.5 high school GPA for students without prior college work
  • Eligibility for ENG 101 and MTH 116 (higher level math accepted).
  • Eligibility for BIO 201 during the first term of any Nursing Program.
  • Good standing with the college.
  • Meeting the essential functions required for nursing.
  • The Test of Essential Academic Skills-Version Five (TEAS-V) taken within the past three years.
  • Example of Program Admission Ranking Sheet 

Admission to the nursing program is competitive, and the number of students is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available.  Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance.

Please schedule an appointment with the Nursing Advisor, Pam Mayo (Helderman Hall, 256.549.8257) for assistance in scheduling classes and application to the program.

The following must be on file in Admissions Office by May 1 for Fall Admission or October 15 for Spring Admission:

  • Application to the college;
  • All official college transcripts; and
  • Official high school transcripts.