Admissions Information for CLC Nursing Programs

Admissions Information for CLC Nursing Programs

 

PRACTICAL NURSING:

Central Lakes College’s Practical Nursing Program is a comprehensive nursing program that can be completed in two semesters, after completing pre-requisites.  The program begins each Fall Semester on the Staples Campus.   Priority application deadline is May 1, but acceptance will be ongoing until the program is at capacity.  Students will be ranked by their TEAS score and will be notified of their admissions status within a month following the priority deadline. For the Practical Nursing Student Handbook, please click here (pdf)

Practical Nursing Steps to Enroll

Step 1: Apply to CLC by completing the Online Application.

Step 2: Complete the CLC Practical Nursing Diploma Application

Step 3: Students must provide proof of successful completion of a MN Department of Health approved nursing assistant course within the last five years

Step 4: Applicants must also take the TEAS test.

Practical Nursing Program Progression Requirements can be found here (pdf)

NURSING A.S. DEGREE (TRADITIONAL):

The Traditional Nursing Pathway includes 64 credits from both core nursing curriculum and general education requirements.  General Education requirements can either be completed before entering the program, or take concurrently throughout the program.  The program begins both Fall and Spring Semesters on the Brainerd Campus. Priority application deadline is February 1 for a Fall start and July 1 for a Spring start, but acceptance will be ongoing until the program is at capacity.  Students will be ranked by their TEAS score and will be notified of their admission status within a month following the priority deadline. For the Nursing Program Student Handbook, please click here. (pdf)

Nursing A.S. Degree Steps to Enroll:

Step 1: Apply to CLC by completing the Online Application.

Step 2: Complete the Nursing Associate of Science Application

Step 3: Students must provide proof of successful completion of a MN Department of Health approved nursing assistant course within the last five years

Step 4: Applicants must also take the TEAS test.

Nursing AS Traditional Program Admission and Progression Requirements can be found here: (pdf)

NURSING A.S. DEGREE (ADVANCED STANDING):

The Advanced Standing Pathway provides licensed LPNs the nursing curriculum they need to become RNs.  The coursework includes general education pre-requisite courses.  Once completed and accepted, the student will take a transitions course followed by two semesters of core nursing classes.  The program begins both Fall and Spring Semesters on the Brainerd Campus. Priority application deadline is February 1 for a Fall start and July 1 for a Spring start, but acceptance will be ongoing until the program is at capacity.  Students will be ranked by their TEAS score, and will be notified of their admission status within a month following the priority deadline. For the Nursing Program Student Handbook, please click here. (pdf)

NURSING A.S. DEGREE (ADVANCED STANDING) Steps to Enroll:

Step 1: Apply to CLC by completing the Online Application.

Step 2: Complete the Nursing Associate of Science Application

Step 3: Students will complete specified general education requirements. (pdf)

Step 4: Students must take the TEAS test

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