Nursing Applicant Checklist

  • New or former NMC students: Complete and submit the NMC Application for Admission – indicate either the Pre-Associate Degree Nursing program (950) or Pre-Practical Nursing program (951).
  • Current students: Complete and submit the Change of Program Form (PDF) – change to either the Pre-Associate Degree program (950) or Pre-Practical Nursing program (951).
  • Request official transcripts to be sent from any prior college/university to NMC Admissions Office (if not previously requested).
  • Submit either ACT or COMPASS results, if needed: COMPASS is not needed if student received 24 or above in math portion of ACT (math within last 5 years), or, prior English and math course taken at the college-level (math within last 5 years)
  • Review the Health Occupations website for nursing program criteria.
  • Transfer student from a Michigan college or university? Check how credits transfer to NMC at NMC Self-Service.
  • Anatomy & Physiology courses beyond 5 year limit? If taken at NMC or transferred successfully, you may be eligible to take the competency. Please contact Margaret Fox, Health Occupations Office Manager, at (231) 995-1235 to schedule.
  • Chemistry course beyond 10 year limit or taken at high school level? Contact the NMC Student Success Center at (231) 995-2134 to schedule chemistry competency.
  • Have your NMC ID and Password? Contact the NMC Help Desk at (231) 995-3020 for assistance. Your NMC ID and Password are needed to log into your NMC Self-Service Account.
  • Monitor your NMC Self-Service Account.
  • Communications are sent to students via e-mails – for example: e-mail sent to NMC e-mail address reminding interested students to apply for competitive admission
  • Associate Degree Nursing Program: submit application electronically by deadline date. Send any supporting documentation by the posted deadline date for next semester.
  • Application Deadlines - ADN: Fall semester – February 1; Spring semester –July 1. (The online option of the nursing program is only available in the fall of each year.)
  • Placement on the Practical Nursing waiting list determined by:
    1. Semester last prerequisite is met;
    2. Date application for admission was complete (date transcripts and/or test scores were received); or the date the change of program form was received.
  • Students are notified by e-mail of possible admission in program in late February and late July.

Revised 6/22/15

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Nursing Program Policy Handbook (PDF)

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