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Beginning Level I PN

Webpage updated (07/29/2021)


  • Admission to the nursing program is highly competitive. We cannot guarantee admission to all applicants who meet minimum requirements.
  • Graduation from the Practical Nursing program does not guarantee licensure as stated in the Missouri Revised Statutes - Section 335-066.
  • Applications for Admission and HESI-A2 exam scores are due by the deadline below:

         Cohort applying for:   Deadline:
         Spring 2022 Evening Program (January)   Tuesday, September 7, 2021 (by 4:30 p.m.)
         Fall 2022 Day Program (August)   Monday, April 4, 2022 (by 4:30 p.m.)
         Spring 2023 Evening Program (January)   Tuesday, September 5, 2022 (by 4:30 p.m.)

Beginning Level I Practical Nursing (PN) Application Process 

  Level I PN Application Process

  Level I PN Application for Admission (Fillable PDF):

  PN Selection Process Rubric

  • The selection committee ranks applicant's using the PN Selection Process Rubric.

  Tuition and Fees

HESI A2 Resource Links                   HESI A2 Online Practice Links
  HESI A2 Testing Information             Mometrix University has a nice free review course
  HESI A2 Study Guide Info.             Mometrix Test Preparation: 7 hours free video tutorials & practice questions
  HESI Remediation             Union Test Prep                               Test-Guide                    UGoPrep
            HESI A2 Practice Test                     Nurse Hub                    Study.Com       

Clinical Practicum Requirements

Level I/PN evening/weekend students are required to attend the occasional weekday clinical practicum. On campus simulation clinicals in the NEST (Nursing Educational Simulation Technology) are only scheduled Monday through Friday.  Level I PN Day / Level I PN Evening/Weekend


Clinical and Immunization Requirements

All clinical/immunization requirements are due by the first day of class. Students who have not completed the requirements by this time, will not be allowed in class. Any class time missed, will count as an absence and is subject to the attendance policy found in the nursing student handbook.  Clinical Requirement Checklist


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