RNs are hired in different settings, including clinics, hospitals, surgical centers, rehabilitation facilities, insurance companies, resorts, nursing homes, cruise ships, community and public health agencies and the military.
The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree qualifies the graduate to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) in Nursing at the RN level. After the graduate successfully excels in the examination, the nursing graduate will be licensed as a Registered Nurse. Many graduates go on to colleges and universities to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing Degree (MSN) or Nurse Practitioner (NP).
About the school
Glen Oaks Community College is a community college situated in the village of Centreville, Michigan, US in Saint Joseph County. Glen Oaks sustains eight distinctive sports programs under the supervision of Glen Oaks Athletic Director. These are women’s cross country, basketball and volleyball, softball; men’s cross country, basketball, and baseball; and men’s golf.
Glen Oaks has gotten its confirmation of regional accreditation through the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.
Tuition fee is estimated at $10,918
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- Submit to the Nursing Office a formal typed letter indicating a desire for admission to Level II
- Submit a completed nursing application for Level II to the nursing office
- Obtain a minimum decision score of 75% on the Kaplan Entrance test
Admission requirement for currently enrolled Level I students:
- Successful completion of the Level I Program, and passing the NCLEX-PN Examination, resulting in Michigan licensure as a Practical Nurse, during the 1st semester of the Level II program.
Additional admission requirements for current Licensed Practical Nurses:
- Submit a letter indicating you have a minimum of 540 hours of employment as an LPN within the past year from your employer and two (2) references; one from your Director of Nursing and one from your nurse supervisor which speaks to your professionalism and clinical competence. (Individuals who do not meet the employment requirements may meet with the Director of Nursing to discuss options)
- Submit a copy of your current Michigan LPN license
Nursing Program Requirements:
- Students may not enroll in nursing (NUR) courses unless they have been accepted into the nursing program by the Director of Nursing.
- Students accepted into the nursing program must receive a grade of 2.5 or higher in each required course taken in the nursing curriculum if they are to progress.
- Students who receive final grades of less than 2.5 in a course will not be allowed to progress until they have made up their deficiencies. This will be accomplished by repeating the course involved and achieving at least a 2.5 final grade in the repeated course. If a student fails the same course twice (receives a final grade of less than 2.5), they are dismissed from the program and shall not be readmitted. Any student who leaves the program for any reason is not guaranteed readmission.
NOTE – Prerequisites are required prior to admission to Level I and are listed below:
- Completion with a grade of 2.5 (C+) or better each credit for the following courses:
- High school chemistry (2 semesters/1 credit) or its equivalent, for example, CHEM 130within the last 5
- ALH 218 Medical Terminology*
- ENG 121 English Composition I*
- BIO 210 Human Anatomy and Physiology I*
- BIO 211 Human Anatomy and Physiology II*
- PSY 210 Human Growth & Development*
- Minimal score of achievement at the 65th percentile on the pre-entrance examination.
- Placement in MATH 104 Intermediate Algebraor higher on Accuplacer Placement Test
Glen Oaks Community College
62249 Shimmel Rd.
Centreville, MI 49032
Student Services: 269-467-9068