Admitting now for:

  • January 2016 (ADN)
  • January 2016 (PN)


New curriculum starting Spring 2015

Curriculum Letter to future students

Contact your nursing advisor for more information

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 starts the second week of classes every semester.  Send an email to with the following information:

1.  Your full name

2.  Your student number

3.  Your preferred day, date, and time for the appointment (Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 11:30 am and 2:00 - 5:00 pm).  Appointments are scheduled every thirty minutes.

Merit Opportunity for Nursing

The Nursing Department is pleased to be able to offer a merit opportunity for nursing admission three times a FEBRUARY 2015 for the January 2016 start date; in JUNE 2014 for the May 2015 start date, and in OCTOBER 2014 for the August 2015 start date. Read the Merit Nursing Admissions FAQ for more information. Below is the current application - Merit Nursing Admission Checklist.

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.

Information sessions...

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.

For students receiving Financial Aid...

Be Sure to look on MyMTC to see the amount of aid received.  Remember that you cannot withdraw from a class if you submitted an appeal. If you do, the aid will be cancelled.

For continuing clinical nursing students...

Be sure to check the Nursing News section for important dates and information.