The WCC Nursing Program trains students for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Credit gotten in the nursing program can transfer to a BSN completion program. Learning opportunities are in the clinical setting, simulation lab, classroom, and community. Students will be ready to succeed in a dynamic healthcare environment.
About the school
Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is a community college situated in Ann Arbor Township, Michigan. Established in 1965, WCC accepts more than 13,000 people from over 100 countries for study each year and offers degrees and certificates to over 1,400 students yearly.
The college offers about 100 credit programs in health and public service, business humanities and social science, technology and math and natural sciences. The campus is residence to the Washtenaw Technical Middle College, a charter high school offering students a chance at vocational degrees.
The college has annex centers in Hartland and Brighton and provides courses at high schools in, Chelsea, Dexter Manchester, Whitmore Lake and Milan.
WCC has complete training partnerships with local and national organizations and businesses and has transfer arrangements with the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, UM–Dearborn, and Ferris State University.
Tuition cost is estimated $7,700 per semester
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
WCC uses a competitive admission process for high demand programs in health care. Each year, approximately 80 students are accepted to the program for a Fall and Winter semester start (40 per semester).
There are multiple requirements that must be completed prior to submitting an application for admission. Applicants are required to meet all admission criteria and will be ranked based on a point system.
The best qualified applicants will be selected for admission to the program. Student residency will be a weighted factor in the process. Details regarding WCC’s Admission to High Demand Programs policy including priority levels are on WCC’s Board of Trustees page: www.wccnet.edu/trustees/policies/2005/.
Details regarding WCC’s point scales that are used to calculate points are on WCC’s Student Connection, Health and Second Tier Program, information page: www.wccnet.edu/studentconnection/admissions/health-second-program/.
Prerequisite and program requirements along with WCC’s point system and scales are reviewed annually and subject to change. Students are expected to meet the prerequisite and program requirements of the catalog term for the semester in which they first begin the program.
Students are encouraged to completed required support courses prior to beginning the program. This is a full-time program; no part-time option is available.
Requirements for application are:
1. Admission to WCC.
- Program prerequisite courses:
- Academic Math Level 3 or MTH 160 or MTH 167 or any math level 4 or higher course.
b. BIO 111 with a minimum grade of B-/2.7.
- Minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.7. Only transcripts that provide an admission requirement course will be included in the calculation of the cumulative GPA.
- Current or expired Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) certification, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic license in the state of Michigan.
Pass the Test of Essential Academic Skills, ATI-TEAS Version V (5.0) nursing.wccnet.edu/teas/, by achieving the following minimum scores based on the current TEAS version:
Math proficiency – 60 percent or higher
Reading proficiency – 70 percent or higher
English and Language Usage proficiency – 60 percent or higher
Science proficiency – 45 percent or higher
If repeated TEAS test attempts are needed to meet required scores, the highest subject score from each attempt will be applied towards admission requirements. Students are allowed an unlimited number of attempts.
- Signed Abilities Statement. WCC reserves the right to request, before or during the program, that students successfully demonstrate the specific physical and cognitive abilities related to the Nursing program.
- Criminal background check clearance (refer to Information Authorization form in the admission packet).
- Residency verification.
Applying for Admission to the Program
A formal application and acceptance to the program is required. Application packets may be downloaded from WCC’s Student Connection, Health and Second Tier Program, information page: www.wccnet.edu/studentconnection/admissions/health-second-program/ . Completed and signed applications must be submitted to the Health and Second Tier Admissions Office in the Student Connection, located on the second floor of the Student Center Building during the dates indicated on the application.
Washtenaw Community College
Address: 4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
Phone: +1 734-973-3300
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