Admissions Materials-Nursing AS

  1. Students applying to the HCC Nursing Program must begin by applying to HCC and completing the online college orientation. 
  2. Click on HCC application to download and submit your HCC college application (include all transcripts and documents).
  3. When students have completed the HCC application, they will be required to:  Download and complete the Nursing Program Application  

Entry into the Nursing program requires the following:

  • A minimum prerequisite GPA is required. You can see the curriculum prerequisites 
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 (will be used for a tiebreaker).
  • A clean background check
  • A negative drug screening
  • We do not consider other academic degrees or references. 
  • There is no waiting list

Take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) entrance examination and earn a minimum score of 60% overall.

For more information, please refer to the links below:

Here are two links to information about criminal background checks:

HCC's Informed Consent Form for Background Checks -

The Florida Department of Health Board of Nursing Information Brochure about Background Checks -

PLEASE NOTE: Paramedics to RN transition is no longer offered (5-6-2012)