ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING TRANSFER CRITERIA FOR GENERIC ADN PROGRAM


The following transfer criteria will apply only if there is space available for additional student(s) in Nursing 105/110 or Nursing 204/205.

The student who is a nongraduate of an R.N. program and who left the program in good standing may receive transfer credit for
Nursing 103, 105/110, and 204/205 providing the following criteria are met.

1. Nursing credit to be transferred must be no more than two years old by the scheduled starting date for the next nursing course. Residency requirements for MCCC must be met for graduation. (Currently at least 20 credits at MCCC.)

2. The student may be asked to successfully pass a validation examination (skills, mathematics, written theory) for the nursing course(s) to be transferred.

3. Anatomy and Physiology must be transferable to MCCC and must be no more than five years old if receiving credit for Biology 157 and 158. If the student must take Biology 158, the Biology 157 equivalent course must be no more than two years old.

4. The student must meet all admission criteria for transfer nursing students. These criteria are:

a. An accumulative overall grade point average of 2.5 is required at the most recent academic institution attended  and an accumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required in all Nursing courses attempted at the most recent academic institution attended.

b. A student may be denied admission if the student has withdrawn from two (2) or more courses at the most recent academic institution attended, especially if the courses, from which the student has withdrawn, are Nursing or Biological Science courses.  The student may appeal this matter to the Dean of Health Sciences for consideration.

c. successful completion ("C" grade or better) of high school or college chemistry and biology within ten years of the admission date for transfer for Nursing 103 or 110.

d. a minimum composite test score of 17 earned on the ACT (American College Test) exam. This is required of all applicants.

e. successful completion of MCCC's mathematics graduation requirement (either a passing score on the College competency test or a math class above the 092 level of mathematics).

f. successful completion of MCCC's computer skills graduation requirement (either a passing score on the College competency test, or by taking a course which meets the requirement. CIS 130 is recommended).

g. MELAB (80%) or TOEFL (550) tests may be required to show proof of English language proficiency for people whose native language is not English.

h. graduation from high school or G.E.D. (Transcripts are required.)

5. The student must provide the College with a letter of recommendation from the director of the nursing program of the transferring institution.

6. The student must provide the College with official transcripts showing successful completion (C or better) of the course(s) to be transferred.

7. The student must provide the College with detailed outlines for the course(s) to be transferred. The content must be comparable or exceed our requirements for Nursing 103, 105/110, 204/205, and Biology 157, 158.

8. The student must provide the College with copies of clinical evaluations for the nursing course(s) to be transferred.

9. All support courses, which come before the nursing course the student is entering, must be completed and transferable to MCCC.

10. The student must be CPR certified and show evidence of health insurance prior to admission for nursing courses.

11. Prior to entering a nursing course, a physical examination and immunizations are required which verify capabilities and general health status. These capabilities are outlined in the MCCC Catalog.

12. Additionally, a criminal background check with finger printing will be done. Any criminal convictions will be reviewed. Students should know that criminal convictions of any sort may prevent clinical placement in the program, licensure attainment, or employability in the field. Subsequently, prior criminal convictions may prevent successful program admission.

13. By the end of the first nursing course, the student must demonstrate satisfactory clinical and academic performance or the student will be dropped from the program.

14.The deadline for applying for transfer to the MCCC Nursing Program is April 15 for Fall semester and October 15 for Winter semester each academic year.

Any student seeking transfer credit will have access to course syllabus, bibliography, and texts on closed reserve in the library for review and study.

Revised: 7/31/13