Have we got a career for you!
Has becoming a nurse always been something you've wanted to do? Midlands Technical College Nursing faculty are eager to help you reach your goal in our fully articulated Practical Nursing (PN) and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs. Practical nursing and registered nursing students take the same clinical coursework for the first three semesters and are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam. Two additional clinical semesters makes the ADN student eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam.
- Diploma in Practical Nursing - to become a Licensed Practical Nurse
- Associate in Health Science Degree - to become a Registered Nurse (RN)
- Advanced Placement - for the LPN wanting to become an RN
All programs are approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing and accredited by the (Formerly NLNAC) Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. (Address: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, telephone 404-975-5000, fax 404-975-5020)
Pre-Nursing Advisement Appointments
Pre-Nursing Advisement will start Monday, August 31, for the Spring 2016 semester. We will begin taking requests for appointments on Monday, August 24.
To reserve an advisement appointment with Ms. Patricia Shaw, the Pre-Nursing Advisor. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Your full name
- Your student ID number
- Your contact phone number
- Your preferred date, and time for the appointment
Ms. Shaw has appointments available Monday - Thursday from 8:30 am - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm
Once your email is received, you will receive a email response from the nursing department within a week with your reserved appointment date and time. You MUST reply to the email to confirm your appointment.
Merit Opportunity for Nursing
A merit admission opportunity is available three times a year for highly qualified applicants – each October for an August (Fall) start date, each February for a January (Spring) start date and each June for a May (Summer) start date.
New for merit applicants: Two merit admission workshops are scheduled for the upcoming merit application period. These workshops are not required, but are designed to help prospective merit applicants understand how merit admission works and how to properly complete the Merit Nursing Admissions Checklist. These workshops will be held :
- September 23, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Airport Student Center, second floor, room 225
- September 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Airport Student Center, second floor, room 225
Please arrive on time and bring a copy of the latest Merit Nursing Admissions Checklist with you. The meeting will last approximately one hour.
Criminal Background Checks and Drug Screenings
Students entering nursing are required to undergo both a criminal background check and drug screening. The Nursing Department has contracted with an agency to conduct the background check and to coordinate the drug screening. As the start date for the clinical sequence approaches, students will be mailed detailed information regarding this process.
Do you have questions and want to talk to someone in person? Information sessions are held the first and third Wednesdays of every month (except December) on the Airport Campus in the Health Science Building, room 141 at 2:00 pm. The sessions usually last an hour and a half.
Come hear how to get started at MTC in nursing. Included is the process for admission, and information about the curriculum and critical progression policies. Individual questions will be answered at the end of the presentation.
No pre-registration required. No children allowed.
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