Before you apply• General Application• Required Courses• GPA• CNA
General Application• If you are a MCC student , you will not need to submit any transcripts, unless you are taking a course from another college and seek transfer credit.
General Application• If you are not a MCC student you will need to fill out a general admission application to MCC. This can be completed online or in person.• If you are not a MCC student you will need to send in official transcripts for colleges or schools you have attended. This will be reviewed for possible credit by the Registrar.
Required CoursesYou must have completed the following courses inorder to apply to Associates Degree Nursing Program.• ENG 111- Expository Writing• RED 090 – Improved College Reading• MAT 080 – Intermediate Algebra• BIO 163 – Basic Anatomy & Physiology• CMH 092- Fundamentals of ChemistryAll MAT , BIO, and CHM courses must have beencompleted within 5 years of application.
Substitutions for Required Courses• If you have not taken the courses and would like to receive credit for ENG, MAT, or RED courses you will need to meet the minimum requirements on the appropriate placement test. Approved placement tests include ; ACCUPLACER (CPT), SAT, ACT.
Substitutions for Required Courses• Substitutions for BIO 163 include BIO 165, Anatomy and Physiology I, or passing the BIO proficiency exam, which is outlined in the application.• CHM 092- Completion of Chemistry in high school with a grade of 77 or better . Completion of CHM 131 or CHM 151 or the Chemistry proficiency exam.
GPA & CNA• You must have and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher in all post-secondary coursework completed. CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT• Students who wish to apply to the Associate Degree Nursing Program must have completed or be enrolled in a certified nursing assistant course with a state approved curriculum such as the high school Allied Health Sciences Program or a community college course.• Certification must be obtained and the student must be listed on the NC Nurse Aide Registry prior to the end of May to remain qualified to enter the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
Applying• Online Application for the Nursing Program• TEAS
Program Application• You must submit an Online application for the Associate Degree Nursing Program during the stated admissions period. This can be found on our main webpage at www.mayland.edu .
TEAS• Once you have completed the online application you must take the Test of Essential Academic Standards ( TEAS). You must score proficient . You can sign up for the TEAS in the online application.
TEAS• The TEAS consists of four parts that ask you to answer multiple-choice questions covering the following:• Reading – paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions• Math – whole numbers, metric conversion, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion• Science –science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles, and general science• English and Language Usage – punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling
TEASWhen Testing students may not have any of thefollowing items during test administration:• Food, drinks, or candy• Textbooks or reference books of any kind• Sunglasses, hats, or a hooded sweatshirt• Music (including CD players, iPods, MP3 players, cell phones, etc.)• Communication devices such as cell phones, pagers, PDA or palm pilots, etc.
Register & Pay• TO PAY FOR THE TEAS:• Pay the MCC Cashier $35.00 – bring receipt with you on the test date to be admitted. Payment must be submitted by application deadline.
Register & Pay• Students must visit the ATI website and make an account with a user ID and password at www.atitesting.com. Write that username and password down, and bring it with you when you test.• Arrive 15 minutes before the test to locate the room and for check-in procedures and to log-on to the ATI website using your username and password.• The length of the test is approximately three and one-half hours. The test will be proctored in a computer lab.
After you Apply• Paper work• Take the TEAS• Submit Final Transcripts• Selection Process• Acceptance
Paperwork• As outlined in the admissions packet, you must submit any paperwork that is required. This may include :• Proof of Residency• CNA certification• Employer InformationFailure to submit any paper work that is required of you bythe deadline will result in an incomplete application.
Take the TEAS• Please attend the testing date that you signed up for in the online application. Only under emergency situations can you move your test date. This must be approved by the Health Sciences ARA.• You will need to arrive early for the test. If you arrive late you will not be admitted into the test.• After completing the TEAS your score will show up on your computer. The score sheet will not be printed. You can view your scores any time by logging into your ATI account.
Selection Process• All documentation is to be turned in by the packet deadline.• Applicants with completed files will be considered for admission into the nursing programs that begin fall semester .• Points are totaled for each applicant and placed in rank order, highest to lowest.
Ranking PointsPoints will be awarded for the following :• TEAS• GPA• Residency• Prior Healthcare Experience• BIO 165• BIO 166• BIO 175• HUM 115• Orientation
PointsBreakdown of points• TEAS- The Adjusted Individual Total percentage score is used for points. If a student has taken the TEAS more than once in the past year, the highest score of the previous two tests will be used.• GPA- your current GPA as of completion of spring semester• Residency -a resident of Mitchell, Avery or Yancey County will receive two points toward admission.• Prior Healthcare experience -2 points will be added for one of the following: Six months full-time or one year part-time prior healthcare experience as a certified healthcare provider (CNA, CMA, Paramedic, EMT, PTA, etc.)High school Allied Health Sciences II with a grade of 77 or better within the past five years• Orientation- 2 points will be added if you complete the online nursing orientation.
PointsBIO 165 , BIO 166, BIO 175• Students who complete BIO 165, Anatomy & Physiology I, BIO 166, Anatomy & Physiology II, and BIO 175 Microbiology within five years of admission will receive points towards admission.HUM 115• Student who complete HUM 115, Critical Thinking within 7 years of admission will receive points towards admissionThe points towards admission will be determined bythe grade earned in each course according to thefollowing scale: A = 4 points; B = 3 points; C = 2 points.
Final Transcripts• If you have taken any other course at another school during the spring semester you must submit the official transcript from that school.• You will need to notify the Health Sciences ARA.If you fail to notify the Health Sciences ARA you will notbe admitted into the program.
Acceptance• You will be notified by letter if you have been accepted into the nursing program by the end of May.• You will also be notified by letter if you have not been selected.Do not call, email, or stop by asking yourstatus of acceptance.
TAKE THE QUIZ• Go to the following website and follow the instructions• http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8BBTT3J