Area of Study: Nursing
Degree/Certificate: Certificate of Proficiency in Practical Nursing
Contact the Financial Aid Office regarding certificate eligibility.
Program Admission Requirements:
The nursing curriculum is presented as a career ladder, concept based curriculum, designed to improve nursing career mobility. The nursing program at Cuyahoga Community College provides seamless progression from nurse aide certification, to practical nurse certification, to the associate degree in applied science in nursing. Students who successfully complete the first year of the program will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency in Practical Nursing and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN. To obtain this certificate, all nursing students will need to seek admission to the two year, Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Nursing. All students are admitted using a common admission criteria.
Note: The previous Practical Nursing, stand alone, one-year certificate program, is no longer admitting students. All nursing students must apply to the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program.