Application & Procedure

Applicants must have the following documents on file in the Associate Degree Nursing office by March 1st to be considered for admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program:

  • MDCC application for admission or readmission
  • MDCC application to the Associate Degree Nursing Program (Associate Degree Application Packet)
  • An official high school transcript from an approved high school or GED equivalency score
  • An official college transcript from all colleges attended
  • ACT score
  • Signed, notarized Healthcare Criminal History Background Affidavit
  • Entrance test score
  • One academic and one personal reference form
Students are encouraged to submit all parts of the application well in advance of the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission.

When the application is available, the link located below will be active. The application process is conducted annually from December through February. Students are selected by the middle of May to enter in the fall semester.  During the months of March through October, the application will not be available.

  

Policy on Readmission to ADN Program
The ADN program adheres to the Policy on Readmission to Health Science Programs. Readmission Procedure:

  1. The student should request readmission in writing to the program director.
  2. The student should complete an Application for Readmission and specific information requested by the program director.
  3. The student will complete a self-assessment form.
  4. The student will meet with the program Admissions Committee.
  5. The Admission Committee will make a recommendation for readmission.
  6. The student will be notified in writing of acceptance or non-acceptance.

After information is reviewed, every effort is made to readmit students; however, readmission may be denied based on objective data regarding the individual application.

Policy on Acceptance of Transfer Students Into ADN Courses
The ADN program adheres to the Policy on Acceptance of Transfer Students into Health Science Programs. Procedure for Transfer into the ADN Program:

  1. The student requesting transfer should contact the program director to discuss specific course placement based on current nursing program placement.
  2. The student will provide current transcripts to evaluate program level and determine student’s ability to meet graduation requirements for MDCC.
  3. The student will complete all admission packet materials.
  4. The student may provide course materials to evaluate course content achieved.
  5. The student will provide a letter of good standing from the administrator of the transferring nursing program.
  6. The student will meet with the program Admissions Committee to review materials and discuss issues of transfer.
  7. The student may be required to complete a self-assessment form, as well as provide other requested materials based on the transfer situation.
  8. The Admission Committee will make a recommendation for transfer.
  9. The student will be notified in writing of acceptance or non-acceptance.

After information is reviewed, every effort is made to readmit students; however, readmission may be denied based on objective data regarding the individual application.

Core Performance Standards for Admission and Progression
The following performance standards provide descriptions of basic cognitive, sensory, affective, and psychomotor requirements for successful associate degree nursing program completion. Applicants and students who cannot meet one or more of the standards will be considered on an individual basis in terms of whether reasonable modification/accommodation can be made. Reasonable accommodations will be examined in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as the Performance Standards for Admission and Progression. In order to successfully complete the associate degree nursing program, an applicant/student must be able to do the following:

 

For further information contact:
Denise Young, Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or
Angie Cather, Administrative Support: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.