Practical Nursing Certificate
Selective Admission Criteria
- Entrance requirements include graduation from high school or its equivalent, and high school chemistry with a "C" or better. Also High school algebra with a "C" or better or COMPASS testing to Math 091 equivalency is required. If college courses have been completed, the student must have a minimum college GPA of 2.0. The student must hold a Nurse Aid Training Program certificate of completion or equivalent work experience with written verification from the employing health care agency. Students must complete a Test of Essential Skills (TEAS) and score a 50% or greater in each of four categories (Math, Reading, English, & Science).
- Following acceptance into the certificate, students must meet health requirements and obtain CPR- Health Care Provider certification by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer prior to beginning NRP 101. Contact the Office of Student Development to speak with a health advisor with any questions.
- Students are admitted in the Fall semester on the Toledo campus and the Spring semester on the Findlay campus.
- All students entering or enrolled in the Nursing Program must achieve a "C" or better in all courses within the plan of study to progress through the program. Students who fail to achieve these grades in the nursing courses must see the Certificate Coordinator or the Department Chair.
Request for Evaluation
To be evaluated for School of Nursing programs/certificates, you must fill out the "Request for Evaluation" form. Log in to Ozone and click Request for Health Eval on the left side of the page.