Practical Nursing

Are you looking for a career in Practical Nursing?

The Practical Nursing program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare graduates for entry-level employment as a practical nurse.

The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.

Completion of the program of study leads to a diploma in Practical Nursing. Program graduates are eligible to sit for State Board licensure examination.

We have the faculty, the resources, the courses and the support to help you succeed. And, you may qualify for financial aid assistance.

Note: Change in Competitive Selection Process

Beginning Spring 2016:

The Coweta Campus will admit once a year in the fall semester. The Coweta Campus competitive selection deadline will be May 21, 2016. The LaGrange Campus will admit once a year in the spring semester. The LaGrange Campus competitive selection deadline will be August 15, 2016. The Murphy Campus will admit once a year in the summer semester. The Murphy Campus competitive selection deadline will be January 15, 2017.

Practical Nursing Competitive Selection To be eligible for Practical Nursing program selection, the student must complete the following requirements by the competitive selection deadline. The student must complete the following courses with a minimum grade of C: ALHS 1011, ALHS 1060, ENGL 1010, MATH 1012, and PSYC 1010.

In addition to completion of the core courses listed above, the Practical Nursing program requires students in competitive selection to complete the Psychological Service Bureau (PSB) Health Occupations Aptitude Examination, Edition 3.

Please refer to the Admissions section of the catalog for details of the Competitive Selection Process applicant requirements and scoring method. Additional information is also available on the PN program web page.

Students ranked with the highest overall scores for required course completion and PSB Exam will be selected for program admission.


Practical Nursing Diploma

Courses and Descriptions:

Practical Nursing Courses

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