Nursing Associate Degree (Part-Time Option) Requirements and Application

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From submitting your application to admission to registration, Northwood Tech is available to help guide you through the admissions process. To help you successfully complete this program, Northwood Tech has developed a set of program requirements and functional ability criteria. For students with a disability, reasonable accommodations are available to help you be successful in the program of your choice. 


2022-23 Requirements and Application information will be updated on October 1, 2021.

 

Admission Requirements

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Nursing - Associate Degree (Part Time)

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the program is based on the date the student completes all admissions requirements and is first-come first-served.

  • Complete application form and submit with fee (fee waiver may apply if previously submitted)
  • Complete Accuplacer entrance assessment to determine placement (waiver may apply with acceptable alternative test scores and/or postsecondary degree completion); note: Core Nursing Accuplacer entrance assessment scores required
  • Review and sign Background Check Disclosure
  • Review and sign Functional Abilities Disclosure
  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED certificate; current high school seniors must provide both a current high school transcript and a final (official) transcript with confer date prior to term start
  • Complete one year, or one credit , of high school chemistry or one credit of college-level chemistry with a 2.0 or better
  • Complete a Nursing Assistant course with grade of 2.0 or better
  • Complete admission meeting with a Northwood Tech counselor

Program-Specific Requirements

Prior to attendance in core Nursing coursework, student must:

  • Submit Background Check fee
  • Have an acceptable Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check, National Criminal Background Check, Minnesota Caregiver Background Check (if applicable), and other states if applicable
  • Pass a physical exam, have current immunizations, and demonstrate negative status for tuberculosis (Tb)
    • Decision to not receive vaccinations may limit ability to obtain clinical placement based upon meeting site placement requirements
  • Possess current certification of "CPR for Healthcare Providers" or the equivalent
  • Review and sign Health Sciences Confidentiality Statement
  • Participate in a mandatory program orientation session

2021-22 ADN Additional Program Information

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Technology Requirements

If using Macintosh or Linux based computers, coursework must be submitted using your Office365 tools provided with your Northwood Tech email account. It is important to verify with your Program Faculty if non-Windows based computers are acceptable in the program.

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Tia Dietz

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Rachel Lee

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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