Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is a comprehensive community college with regional accreditation; the school is located in Navajo County, Arizona. Its Campuses are located in four of the largest Navajo County communities: Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake, and Winslow. It also has five learning centers, which are situated in Eagar, Hopi, Kayenta, St. Johns, and Whiteriver. NPC with community members in Apache County, Arizona and is an NCA – HLC accredited public community college, serving about 8,000 students annually in an extensive range of courses and programs.
The faculty staff of the NPC nursing program are experienced and professional nurses committed to the student success in this demanding field. They endeavor to ensure you have the skills and knowledge needed to pass the National Council Licensing Examinations (NCLEX) enabling you to become a Registered (RN) nurse. The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is aimed at students who want to complete their degree program and directly move into employment. The AAS degree programs are based on the attainment of necessary skills and have associations with external accrediting agencies and national professional organizations that increase the student employability options. The career advantages of the AAS are numerous and can be the applicant path to a solid economic future.
Total Estimated Cost of the Program is $8,990
This nursing program has a number of criteria before you will be admitted to the nursing program. If you are not already an NPC student, please enroll and obtain a Student ID# prior to submitting an application. You may enroll online at http://www.npc.edu/enroll-now or by going to your nearest campus or center.
Submit the following items:
· Completed, signed and notarized application to the Nursing Program
· Signed Notice of No Guarantee of Licensure/Certification
· Transfer students must submit official transcripts (in original sealed envelope) from original institution(s) for all prerequisite and co-requisite courses to the Records and Registration (R&R) office at PO Box 610 Holbrook, AZ 86025. Submit the attached Request for Evaluation of Transfer Credit form to R&R at the time you order your transcript(s). The online submission version is available at: http://www.npc.edu/nursing-programs-LPN-RN. In order to guarantee that your transcripts are evaluated and sent to the nursing department by February 15, 2017 we strongly recommend that your transcripts are received in the R&R office by January 15, 2017. Please plan accordingly. If an official transcript has previously been received and posted to your NPC account you do not need to order it again, unless you have taken additional coursework.
· You are required to meet with an NPC Academic Advisor and have a Degree Audit printed to include with your application. If you are transferring credits you should meet with the advisor after the courses have been posted to your NPC transcript but before the deadline date. You may check your MyNPC account to see if the courses have been posted.
· Include a copy of either a CNA or LNA certification or an LPN license in good standing from the Arizona State Board of Nursing. (If it is in process a copy of the certification must be received no later than July 1, 2017)
· Provide a copy of the HESI Test Admission Assessment Cumulative Report. Test results must include all of the following: anatomy & physiology, biology, chemistry, math, reading, vocabulary and grammar and the cumulative scores for Science and English. HESI test dates at NPC will be made available in November. If you require testing accommodations, you must contact the Disability Resources and Access Coordinator at least a week prior to the test. If you do not take your test at NPC, the results must be emailed directly from the test administrator to the Nursing Department at [email protected] or [email protected]. A study guide is available at the NPC online bookstore under the course NUR100.
· Include a copy of your current Arizona DPS Level 1Fingerprint Clearance Card (front and back). A packet may be obtained from the Nursing Office. Plan ahead as the process requires 6-8 weeks or more barring any problems. (If it is in process enclose a copy of the completed application and/or receipt. A copy of the card must be received no later than July 1, 2017)
· A one page typed double spaced “Personal Statement” must be submitted with the application. The “personal statement” should address why you wish to attend the nursing program, what you have done to meet your goals, and what you bring to our nursing program. You are responsible to make sure that all of the required documents are received in the Nursing Department office on time. If all items are not received on time your entire application will be considered late.
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