Admission & Selection Process

Fall 2024 Application

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2024 nursing cohort is closed.


General Information Sessions

If you would like to learn more about the Traditional A.A.S. or LPN to RN Nursing programs, register for one of the following general information sessions. If you plan to apply to the program, you must attend an information session. Each meeting will be held over Zoom and last about one hour.

Date Time Registration link
April 9 9 AM

Zoom Link

April 25 3 PM

Zoom Link

Admission & Selection Process

NSCC nursing will admit two classes per academic year into the traditional A.A.S. program. The application cycle for fall admissions for each academic year will occur from January 1 to May 4. The application cycle for spring admissions for each academic year will occur from July 1 to September 1. A student may apply for admission to the nursing program during the time allotted. The following criteria must be met: 

  1. Students should be in good standing with Nashville State Community College and must be enrolled at NSCC at the time of application. 
  2. Students must maintain a “C” or better in each of the pre-requisite courses found in the link below.
  3. Students must achieve a score of “Proficient” on the ATI-TEAS Exam. 


Selection Criteria and Selection Process 

Advising Information for Acceptance into the NSCC Nursing Program

Prerequisite courses total 27 credit hours of English, Math, and Science. Required courses and a sample schedule can be found by clicking each of the links below: 

Nursing Admission Course Requirements

All students wishing to apply for acceptance into the NSCC nursing program should declare a major of either University Parallel with a Health Science concentration or a Health Science major. This will allow the student to complete the prerequisite courses to apply for admittance into the nursing program. 

Sample Schedule of Course Requirements 

View a sample schedule to assist you in setting a course of action for your 27-credit hour schedule based on the date you wish to apply. This sampling is just a 1-year schedule and may vary depending on financial aid requirements or personal goals.