Nursing Application Process

Nursing Program Application


Physical Requirements (Click for details)

Abilities and Skills Necessary to Meet Curriculum Objectives

学生必须具备有效评估客户的生物、心理、社会和生理需求的知识和能力.  In addition, 每个学生必须能够分析数据,以说明客户的问题, plan for a full range of independent and collaborative interventions, safely carry out the plan of care, and evaluate the care given and the client’s response to the care.   In order to safely care for any client, the student must have observation, communication, motor, cognitive, psychosocial, 以及足以履行上述职责的行为能力.  可以对其中一些领域的某些残疾进行技术补偿, 但是学生必须能够以合理独立的方式表现.  使用训练有素的中介是不可接受的,因为学生的判断会受到其他人观察的影响.   下列能力和技能是符合护理课程要求的代表:

  1. Visual acuity with corrective lenses to identify such entities as cyanosis and absence of respiratory movement in clients; to read very fine, small print on medication containers and physicians’ orders; and to discern equipment calibrations.
  1. Hearing ability with auditory aids to understand the normal speaking voice without viewing the speaker’s face; hear monitor alarms, emergency signals, call bells from clients, and telephones; auscultate or hear blood pressures, and heart, lung, vascular, and abdominal sounds with a stethoscope.
  1. Physical ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, lift clients and objects of 35 pounds or more, and move from room-to-room with coordination, dexterity, and mobility required to meet the clients’ needs.
  1. 在解释治疗过程时,能够清晰准确地进行口头和书面沟通, describing client conditions, and implementing health teaching. 学生还必须在客户的图表/记录中清晰正确地书写法律文件.
  1. 熟练运用无菌技术插入导尿管, withdraw blood, prepare and administer medication (oral, intramuscular, intravenous), change dressings, and any other procedures required for client care. 精细运动技能包括那些对病人护理至关重要的临床技能,如, but not limited to, manipulating equipment, 用钢笔/铅笔输入客户数据,并在电脑键盘上输入信息.
  1. 在有压力的条件下安全工作,能够适应不断变化的临床环境,包括客户护理.   If a student cannot meet the above requirements, 教师将开会决定学生是否可以继续护理和联合健康项目.

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Application Timeline

Applications for the Fall 2024 program will be accepted beginning September 1, 2023. For early acceptance considerations, applications and all supporting documentation (transcripts, recommendations, etc.) must be received by the Admissions Office by December 31, 2023.  我们强烈建议申请人尽快提交申请,以确保有足够的时间完成录取程序.  Candidates selected for admission will be notified by March 2024.  NMCC does not maintain a waitlist for the program.  If you should not be selected for the current cohort, it is recommended that you submit an application for the next year.

Program Prerequisites*

To be considered for admission for the Fall 2023 cohort, 所有先决条件必须在2023年秋季学期开始之前成功完成 优先考虑在2023年1月15日之前完成先决条件的申请.  进入NMCC护理课程的先决条件是:

  • 大学代数或定量推理(最好成绩为“B”或3.0)
  • English Composition (Preferred grade of “B” or 3.0)
  • Anatomy & Physiology I with lab (Preferred grade of “B” or 3.0)

*正在申请入学的尚未完成大学代数或定量推理课程的高中生, English Composition and Anatomy & 生理学I与实验室必须满足以下高中同等的先决条件:

  • Algebra I (minimum grade of “B” or 3.0)
  • English (minimum grade of “B” or 3.0)
  • 2年实验室科学经验,生物学、化学和解剖学优先 & Physiology (minimum grade of “B” or 3.0)


*申请人有责任将通过成人教育或其他大学的先决条件课程的最终成绩邮寄给招生办公室.  强烈建议申请人跟进并确保所有材料都已到达您的档案.  Additionally, 如果您目前正在参加先决条件课程和/或所需的护理通识教育课程, make sure the Admissions Committee is aware of the course, institution name and anticipated completion date.


Application Requirements

以下材料必须提交给招生办公室,才能被录取 (December 31, 2023 is the deadline for early decision):

Required Documents (Click for details)
  • Official high school transcript or GED (必须至少完成高中水平的生物和化学实验 within the past 10 years; must also have had at least one year of algebra)
  • Official academic transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. * Regardless of whether transfer credit is being sought, applicants must disclose all prior colleges attended. 未能提供过去教育的所有信息可能构成取消录取资格或随后被学院解雇的充分理由,以及可能收回或拒绝提供经济援助资金.
  • Placement testing (may be required):
    • ACCUPLACER – scores must 在以下三个部分达到或超过mcs的建议, Reading Comprehension, and Quantitative Reasoning OR
    • 学术能力测试(基于证据的SAT) -阅读成绩480分或以上 & Writing and 500 or above Mathematics OR
    • proof of successful prior college courses
    • PLEASE NOTE:未达到分班考试标准的考生将被推迟录取.
    • 推荐要求:作为NMCC护理计划申请过程的一部分, 你需要提交两(2)封推荐信来证明你的动机和承诺. These should not be given to a relative, but rather to an employer, former employer, guidance counselor, instructor, etc.
      请填写推荐表格的顶部部分并将其提交给评估人员. Also, 我们鼓励您在每份表格上签署关于家庭教育权利和隐私法(公法93-380)的可选空间. 推荐人将推荐书直接交回:招生办公室, Northern Maine Community College, 33 Edgemont Drive, Presque Isle, ME 04769
  • Two confidential recommendations on official NMCC Reference Forms from professional or academic persons (new recommendations are required each year). Please print and use the required recommendation forms.
  • Supplemental Questions -候选人需要提交一系列由护理系教师和招生与外联主任制定的问题的打印答案.
  • Personal interview with the Nursing Admission committee
  •  TEAS™– Test of Essential Academic Skills – NMCC Administration
TEAS™ Test Information (Click for details)
符合分班测试要求的考生进入入学过程的下一步:TEAS™测试和入学决定.  To check the status of your application, log into MyNMCC.  Click on the Admissions tab and on the left side under “Admissions”, click (>) on Applicant Status > Folder Items > View Folder Items. If you have any other listing under “Requirements Not Yet Met”, 你应该立即提交这些文件,以便完成你的档案.  You must have a complete file for consideration.  This is your responsibility. **申请人每个申请周期可以参加两次入学前护理入学考试(TEAS™). 为了确保充分的准备,学院建议两次考试之间至少间隔六周.  TEAS™ scores are good for 2 years. 考试日期将每年安排一次,10月份有额外的考试日期, November, and December.

  • 考生必须创建一个帐户,注册并支付考试费用  ATI accepts credit and debit cards.
  • 任何tea™管理的注册在考试前48小时关闭.  Register early, space is limited. 考试前48小时内未参加考试或取消考试,恕不退款.
  • Be sure to indicate Northern ME CC TEAS in your profile.
  • Candidates must bring a photo id and their ATI ID 没有这些信息的考生将不被允许参加考试.  To find your ID, log into your account at  在“我的帐户”下的“学生主页”选项卡上,单击“转”按钮查看您的信息. Late admission into the test session is not permitted; please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled test administration time.

TEAS testing will be administered on the NMCC Campus for NMCC nursing applicants only on the following dates.  Tests will be administered at the Testing Center, located in the A.K. Christie building Admissions Suite.


2023-2024 TEAS test dates:

Monday, October 2, 2023, 9:00 a.m.

Friday, October 27, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

Friday, November 2, 2023, 9:00 a.m.

Monday, November 6, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

Friday, November 17, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

Monday, November 20, 2023, 9:00 a.m.

Monday, December 4, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

Friday, December 8, 2023, 9:00 a.m.

Monday, December 18, 2023, 9:00 a.m.

Friday, January 5, 2024, 12:00 p.m.

Monday, January 22, 2024, 12:00 p.m.

Friday, February 9, 2024, 9:00 a.m.

Friday, March 15, 2024, 12:00 p.m.

Monday, April 8, 2024, 9:00 a.m.

Friday, May 17, 2024, 9:00 a.m.

Pre-test study manuals are available online from ATI.  网上也有各种各样的免费学习材料/指南.  我们强烈建议所有学生在参加考试前做好准备.

Updated: 06/07/2023

Selection Process

护理课程的选择过程包括对每个申请人的学术历史进行客观评估,包括先决条件和大学水平的课程, pre-admission test results, supplemental question responses, references, and personal interviews. 护士入学委员会审查所有符合条件的候选人,并将建议转发给NMCC招生主任. To be seriously considered, applicants must:

  • 以最低调整后的个人阅读成绩73分成功完成tea™考试.8; Math 70.0; Science 52.1; English and Language Usage 63.3; Composite 65.
  • 在所有必修课程中取得A或B的成绩(分数越高,在选拔过程中越重要);
  • 在与护理专业相关的学术课程(高中和/或大学)中取得A或B的成绩;
  • 对补充问题提供结构合理、深思熟虑的回答;
  • 向了解你的长处的人寻求推荐,尤其是在成为一名护士方面. 请记住,这些建议是保密的,这些建议的内容不会透露给你.

Personal interviews are used as part of the selection criteria; interviews are scheduled with each candidate when all documentation and TEAS exam results have been received.


  • NMCC免疫要求和体格检查表-注意:所有免疫, titers, 根据NMCC免疫要求和体格检查表的要求进行体格检查,必须由适当的有执照的医疗保健提供者完成并记录.
  • Health Inventory
  • Offer of Acceptance Form
  • 美国心脏协会医疗保健提供者基本生命支持等级认证


Nursing Program Admission for Advanced Standing (LPNs)

Information for LPNs (Click for details)
Licensed practical nurse applicants, with a minimum of one year of experience, 必须符合NMCC的一般要求和以下要求:

Apply for program admission on or after September 1st for following year entry (i.e. Sept. 1, 2021 for spring 2022)

  • 提交申请和申请费以及所需的所有文件:
    • Submission of HS and college transcripts
    • Submission of proof of current (at time of acceptance) LPN license.  NOTE:  LPN license must be current throughout the program.
    • 实践护理教育的成绩单(在接受之前),表明成功完成了国家委员会批准的与缅因州实践护理课程类似的实践护理课程.
    • Two (2) nursing related references from the most recent employers.
    • 补充问题-候选人需要提交一系列由护理系教师开发的问题的打印答案.
  • Successful completion of the following general education courses:
    • Anatomy & 生理I及II(含实验室)(自申请日起计10年内)
    • English Composition
    • College Algebra and/or Quantitative Reasoning

To be seriously considered, applicants must:

  • 最好在所有必修课程中取得A或B的成绩(分数越高,在选择过程中越重要)
  • 对补充问题提供结构合理、深思熟虑的回答;
  • 向了解你的长处的人寻求推荐,尤其是在成为一名护士方面.  请记住,推荐信是保密的,这些推荐信的内容和/或在选择过程中分配的分数将不会被透露;

Personal interviews are used as part of the selection criteria; interviews are scheduled with each candidate when all documentation has been received.


  • Candidates selected for admission must provide all required documentation and deposits 在预录取通知书中规定的日期或录取通知书将被撤销.
    • Medical compliance, immunizations, health physicals/inventory, etc.
    • Background checks
    • Classroom deposits
    • Offer of Acceptance
    • 美国心脏协会医疗保健提供者基本生命支持认证

Upon successfully meeting the above requirements, LPNs will receive credit for ALH124, NUR100, NUR117, and NUR125 (the equivalent of the first semester coursework in the Nursing program).

For additional information, please contact us:

NMCC Admissions Office

33 Edgemont Drive

Presque Isle, ME 04769

Phone: 207-768-2785 Email: Fax: 207-768-2848

Hours: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday or by appointment