Midland College offers a two (2) year nursing training program leading to the degree of associate of applied science (AAS). A transition option for licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) is also available.
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Training program at Midland College is a one year training program leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS)). Satisfactory completion of the training program readies the graduate to sit and take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse (RN).
The training program is certified by ACEN and by the Texas Board of Nursing.
About The School
Midland College was founded as an independent junior college in 1972 and also conducted its very first classes on campus in the year 1975.
Total estimated program cost is USD $12,500
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Traditional and Transition Options: After admission to Midland College, an applicant to the A.D.N. program must meet these additional requirements:
- Complete a Health Sciences Division Application for Admission (available from Division Office and Program Chair).
- Hold a high school diploma or GED.
- Applicants must provide transcripts of all college work to the nursing department.
- Obtain a minimum score of 79 on the TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This requirement is for students born and educated through high school outside the United States. The TOEFL score is valid for two years.
- Complete requirements for the college’s Texas Success Initiative (TSI) unless an exemption has been granted.
- Obtain a satisfactory score on the nursing entrance examination, Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), most current version. The minimum acceptable score is in the academic preparedness category of Proficient. The exam can be taken once per admission cycle.
- Prerequisite courses must be completed according to the degree plan.
- All course work for the degree must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.
- BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I and BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II must be current within five years of program admission. See the nursing department to discuss options if either or both courses are older than the five-year limit.
- Show evidence of a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on all college coursework.
- A criminal background check will be conducted and students are required to pay the fees associated with fingerprint analysis and the criminal background check through the Texas BON. A person who has been convicted of or received deferred adjudication for anything other than a minor traffic violation, has been diagnosed with mental illness, or has a history of substance abuse should contact the Texas BON prior to seeking program admission. Clearance on the criminal background check must be obtained in order to be admitted to the nursing program. Eligibility questions can be discussed with the nursing program chair.
- Transition option applicants must hold a current unencumbered license to practice nursing as an L.V.N. in the State of Texas.
- Provide a record of required immunizations. Immunizations include three doses of the hepatitis B vaccine, two doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, a current tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, and varicella vaccine or proof of chicken pox illness. Clinical agencies require students to have the current influenza vaccine and tuberculosis screening each year.
- CPR training as a Professional Rescuer must be current at the time of the application deadline and maintained throughout the nursing program. Online training is not accepted.
Address: 3600 N Garfield St, Midland, TX 79705
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