Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing

Admission Criteria - ADN

We are no longer accepting applications for the associate degree in nursing program.

Academic year 2016-2017 will be our final associate degree in nursing class.

The application season for the Associate Degree in Nursing program is year round. During this time, we accept applications for admission, application fees, scheduling of the nursing validation examination, and entrance exam fees.

Acceptance to our Kansas City nursing program is competitive. The program admits one cohort annually, with classes beginning in the fall semester. The application process must be 100% completed by the 15th day of April to be considered for the next cohort. All required documentation must be complete to schedule Application testing. Failure to submit all required documents by the required deadlines will eliminate the applicant from selection.

Applicants accepted for admission to the ADN program will be notified on or around July 1.

First Time Applicants

  • Applicants to the nursing program must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Missouri or currently enrolled in a PN program with a graduation date prior to the next starting date of the program.
  • Applicants are required to take the nursing  program admission test.
  • Applicants are required to submit the following by the last business day in April:
    • Official academic transcript from high school (or GED), practical nursing school, colleges, or other post-secondary schools attended.
    • Copy of current Missouri LPN license number or reference of eligibility for the NCLEX-PN.

Re-Applicants

  • Applicants to the nursing program must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Missouri.
  • Applicants are required to take the nursing program admission test each time they apply.

Note: Former students who did not complete the program will be readmitted only if approved by a vote of the nursing faculty.

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