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Associate Degree Nursing

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Nursing Program Courses are offered at Central Park Campus (CPC) in McKinney. 

Spring 2021 Criteria Points - Spring 2021 Deadline has passed. 

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Fall 2021 Application will open May 1-31, 2021

Directions - open online application, complete and print; Mail your printed application along with all your unofficial copies of transcripts. Application must be  postmarked no later than May 31, 2021 to be considered for Fall. 

Mailing address:

     Collin College

     Attn: ADN - RN Program

     2200 W.  University Drive

     McKinney, Texas 75071 

Students will need to plan to have all unoffical transcripts available to submit with the application. If accepted to the program the student will need to send official transcripts and apply to Collin College.

  • Satisfactory completion (grade of "C" or better) of the prerequisite courses required for admission: Biology 2401 (Anatomy and Physiology I), Biology 2402 (Anatomy and Physiology II), Biology 2420 (Microbiology). Please note biology courses are acceptable only if taken within five years of application deadline. Cumulative GPA on the three prerequisite courses must be 2.5 or above.  Applicants can apply with two out of the three prerequisite courses completed, the third prerequisite course must be listed on an official transcript as being "in progress" to apply.  If the "in progress" course is completed prior to the official application deadline date, an updated transcript must be turned in before the application deadline in order to be considered for admission.

**Immunization records are NOT to be submitted at the time of application.  Accepted students will be provided instructions on how to submit immunization records. Since since some immunization are given over time, you are strongly encouraged to carefully review immunization requirements before submitting an application. 

Upon acceptance into the ADN program, students are required to:

  • Liability insurance is provided through the school (included in your tuition)

  • Purchase school-approved uniforms for clinical experiences.

  • Obtain current CPR certification (Healthcare Provider) must be from American Heart Association.

  • Have a completed Phyical Form completed by your physician.

  • Complete all required immunizations and provide copies of immunization records.

  • Complete a TB (Tuberculosis) skin test and provide a copy of the results annually.

  • Agree to a criminal background check.

  • Complete drug screening at the student’s expense on a date specified by Dean of Nursing prior to the start of school.

  • Health Insurance documentation. All nursing students must provide documentation of having a health insurance policy.

  • Purchase required supplies, uniforms and textbook to include mandatory instructional resources from ATI 
  • DEGREE PLAN

  • ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL COMPETENCIES FOR NURSING

  • FACTORS AFFECTING ELIGIBILITY TO TAKE LICENSURE EXAMINATION

  • TEXAS TWO -STEP OPPORTUNITY FOR HCA EMPLOYEES

THE NURSING EXPERIENCE
Nursing is a demanding but rewarding career. Upon acceptance into the nursing program, you must make a commitment to hard work and study to be successful in the program. The following suggestions are strongly recommended:

  1. Plan to limit full-time work to fewer hours so that you have time to study nursing.

  2. Complete as many of the support courses as possible before starting the nursing courses.

  3. Allow at least 15 hours per week to study and prepare for class and clinical

 

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