Start an exciting career in the health-care industry through UH Maui College’s Nursing Training program. Part of the Hawaiʻi Statewide Nursing Curriculum, the training program offers 2 alternatives: Practical Nurse (PN) and also Associate in Science Registered Nurse (RN). A third alternative is available from UH Mānoa, Bachelor of Science (BS) Registered Nurse (RN), to students who successfully complete needed courses following admission to the third level. Certificate of Accomplishment is also available in the fall. It is a two years 76 Credits program.
The graduating nurse will be able to provide nursing care in the hospital, community health, clinics and other health-related facilities. Upon completion of the nursing training program, an Associate in Science as a Registered Nurse (RN) Degree is awarded by the college. Nursing graduates may apply to take the National Council Licensing Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN) upon graduation.
About the school
The University of Hawai’i Maui College is a public, co-educational suburbanite college in Kahului, Hawaiʻi on the island of Maui, USA. It is among of ten divisions of the University of Hawaiʻi system anchored by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in Honolulu, United States of America and is approved by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
In addition to its major campus in Kahului, UH-Maui College also operates four education centers within Maui District: Lahaina Education Center in Lahaina, Molokai Education Center on the island of Molokaʻi, Hāna Education Center in Hāna and Lānai Education Center on the island of Lānaʻi. It has ten campus buildings.
The University of Hawaiʻi, Maui College was established in 1931 as the Maui Vocational School. In 1958 its name was modified to Maui Technical School. The college was incorporated into the University of Hawaiʻi System, USA on July 1, 1965, after the Hawaiʻi State Legislature passed the Community College Act which developed a statewide community college system under the UH System. In 1966 its name was modified to Maui Community College after the UH Board of Regents approved the college to confer degrees in Associates in Arts and also Associates in Science.
In spring of 2011, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation Board endorsed the name change from Maui Community College to University of Hawaiʻi Maui College. The name modification provides a more accurate representation of UH Maui College’s three baccalaureate degrees.
Total program cost is USD $13,800
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
The following Courses are the requirement before gaining admission into the University of Hawai’i Maui College and must have a minimum grade of C or higher:
- ZOOL 141 (Anatomy and Physiology)
- ZOOL 142 (Anatomy and Physiology)
- PSYCH 240 (Developmental psych)
- Micro 130 (Microbiology )
- English 100 (Composition I)
- Math 100, 103 or 105 0r higher
- TEAS RN PRE-Entrance Exam
- BIO 100 (Human Biology)
University of Hawai’i Maui College
Address: 310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI 96732
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