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.
The Coweta Campus will admit once a year in the Fall Semester. The Coweta Campus competitive selection deadline will be June 1st each year for a Fall Semester Start.
The LaGrange Campus will admit once a year in the Spring Semester. The LaGrange Campus competitive selection deadline will be September 1st each year for a Spring Semester start.
The Murphy Campus will admit once a year in the Summer Semester. The Murphy Campus competitive selection deadline will be February 1st each year for a Summer Semester start.
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.Diploma: