The campus of North Central State College (NC State) is 600 acres big with gorgeous woods, streams and walking paths for their students to enjoy. A public community-based two-year college that serves North Central Ohio residents and provides top quality education, North Central State College has 60 associate degree and certificate programs available and boasts of 3500 enrolled students.
North Central State College – Nursing Programs
The nursing programs at North Central State College have all been accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
Students who wish to obtain a Registered Nursing (RN) license can take this program, which takes five semester or seven quarters to complete and includes clinical classes.
To apply, students will need to have an official high school transcript, a minimum grade of C in certain required courses, and a minimum ACT Math test score of 21. Students will also be need to take the TEAS V and pass it with a minimum score of 65%. Before starting the first semester of this program, students will also need to have an active State-Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) certification.
Practical Nursing with Advanced Standing
Students who have already completed or have credit for various clinical nursing courses at North Central State College can take this program.
To apply, students will need to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a current STNA certification. They also need to have completed a nursing course within the last four years and get 10 points on the Criteria for Advanced Standing. A Math test and Technical Skills test will also need to be taken before acceptance into the program.
Practical Nursing Articulation Option into Associate Degree Nursing
Practical nurses who want to get an RN license can take this programs, which consists of various clinical classes.
To apply, students will need to have a minimum grade of C in all of the ADN classes and a minimum GPA of 2.5. They will also need to complete certain classes and take a Dosage Calculation test. Aside from that, they will need to have their official nursing transcripts and an online verification of a Practical Nursing license.
Students who want to complete certain courses faster than usual can take these programs. The same goes for those who simply want to benefit from having a certificate while taking an associate degree program.
To apply, students will need to have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Practical Nursing Certificate
Students who love people, in general, and enjoy helping them can take this certificate program, which takes four terms of 65 credit hours to complete. This includes both clinical experiences and classroom activities.
To apply, students will need to have an official high school transcript and will need to take the TEAS V and pass it with a minimum score of 65%. Graduates will be allowed to sit for the licensing examination for practical nurses.
State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) Certificate
In partnership with Madison Adult Career Center and Pioneer Career and Technology Center, North Central State College provides this certificate program that can be used towards a Health Services Technology Associate Degree. The amount of classes that students will need to for this program may vary.
North Central State College
2441 Kenwood Circle,
Mansfield, OH 44906