The deadline for submitting all admissions documents isJune 15th, 2012.
Applicants applying to the Monroe College nursing program must meet the following prerequisites:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Meet GPA requirements (LPN = 2.5) and (RN=3.0)
- Completion of Algebra, Biology, and Chemistry (with a passing grade C or better from high school or college)
- Pass the Monroe College English Placement and Math Diagnostic examination (Students with a foreign diploma must take an additional examination)
You can prepare for the TEAS examination by:
- Purchasing the TEAS V Study Manual online or at the Monroe College Book Store
- Ordering the online TEAS V Online Practice Assessments
- Signing up for the TEAS V review course
You have to go through the steps of the admission requirements first. You will be notified of your eligibility and given a registration form to pay for the TEAS examination.
If you do not pass the examination the first time, you must wait 6 months before you can retake the TEAS.
If you do not make it into the nursing program initially, you must wait one year before you can reapply.
The Monroe College English Placement and Math Diagnostic is design to test your proficiency in college level writing and mathematics. Applicants applying to the nursing program must demonstrate college level proficiency. Remedial scores are not accepted.
If I do not make it into the Nursing program what other Health-related degree programs does Monroe College offer?
- General education courses (Psychology, Sociology, English equivalent) with a grade of C from a college or university can be transferred.
- Science courses for the LPN program (Anatomy & Physiology I & II, and Microbiology with labs) with a minimum grade of B can be transferred.
- Science courses will only be accepted if they have been taken in the last three (3) years. Science courses older than three (3) years can only be transferred after successful completion (grade of B) of a proficiency exam. Fee is charged for each proficiency exam.
Student desiring to transfer from the medical assisting program must meet the prerequisites for applying to the nursing program. Medical assisting students should register to take Intermediate Algebra, Biology and Chemistry. Upon successful completion of these courses (C or better), Medical assisting students are eligible to apply for entrance into the nursing program.
Monroe College offers several degree options in the School of Allied Health:
- Public Heath
- Health Services Administration
- Pharmacy Tech
- Intensive Medical Assisting
- Medical Assisting