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Nursing Degrees and Certificates

NMC offers first-time students the opportunity to earn a Practical Nursing (PN) certification or an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). Students with a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certification can earn their ADN via the LPN to ADN completion option.

After successfully completing the Practical Nursing program, students become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Students become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) after successfully completing the Associate Degree program.

ACEN accreditation logoNMC nursing programs are approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing.

The nursing programs at NMC located in Traverse City, Michigan are accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000).

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the nursing programs is continuing accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding these programs at acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm.

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Any pre-nursing student planning to transfer a pharmacology class to NMC, please contact the Nursing Department prior to registering for any non-NMC pharmacology class.

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BSN Completion and Concurrent Partnership information

Finish your Bachelor of Science in Nursing in just 10 courses through Davenport University in a hybrid program at the Traverse City Campus. Learn more.


Fill out this form to stay up to date on NMC's BSN partnership with Davenport University.

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