Before submitting a supplemental application for a health sciences program, you must first apply for admission to HCC.
This application, official transcripts from all colleges attended (HCC calculates cumulative GPA from all college coursework as part of the scoring process), SAT/ACT/AP test scores if taken, and official TEAS test results must be received by January 15 to be eligible for the program. Students completing classes at HCC do not need to submit an official HCC transcript. Program acceptance or denial letters will be mailed in mid-March to those applying for the fall class.
The program begins in August. Notification regarding acceptance into the program is mailed in mid March. Admissions requirements: Must provide proof of six months of full-time employment as a licensed practical nurse within the past five years; Active LPN license in the state of Maryland; Satisfactory letter of recommendation from the most recent nurse manager; Completion of required prerequisite courses and all general education courses before beginning the program. All nursing applicants (LPN and RN) must complete the nationally-normed test for nursing students known as the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). For more information, contact the Department of Nursing at 240-500-2276.