Application and Admission Requirements

  1. Completed PHSC application and application fee
  2. Completed Associate Degree in Nursing/Generic Track application and limited access application fee
  3. Official high school transcript indicating graduation and receipt of standard high school diploma or an official transcript of GED scores indicating receipt of high school equivalency diploma
  4. Official transcript from each U.S. college and university attended other than PHSC
  5. Official scores from external agencies as appropriate for prerequisite courses (ex: AP, CLEP, IB, etc.)
  6. Submit one valid report from the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) test. The TEAS reports are valid for two years. The TEAS may be repeated for a total of three times per calendar year. However, there must be a minimum of 30 days between testing. Fourth and subsequent attempts will be invalid. To be eligible to apply to this program, a minimum of Proficient or higher in the ATI Academic Preparedness Category must be achieved on the TEAS
  7. The composite score from a valid TEAS report will be used as a component of the ranking process for admission
  8. Copy of current driver's license. (P.O. boxes will not be used for residency preference in the selection process.) If a driver's license or equivalent is not submitted as proof of residency, the application will be processed as a nonresident application.
  9. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher
  10. GPA of 2.5 or higher in the following prerequisite courses and complete each with at least a grade of "C" or higher:

BSC 1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BSC 1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory

PSY 1012 Introduction to Psychology

MCB 2010 Microbiology

MCB 2010L Microbiology Lab

CGS 1100 Microcomputer Applications 

Note: Once an application packet is submitted, it cannot be amended.