Shoreline Community College Nursing Program Review

Shoreline Community College (SCC), located in Shoreline, Washington, was founded in 1964 on land from the Boeing family. Shoreline Community College offers over 100 professional/technical programs, academic programs, and workforce training. The Shoreline Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The Shoreline Community College Nursing Program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is nationally accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

The Nursing Program at Shoreline Community College has graduated over 2,400 students in the last 45 years. The Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences in Nursing (AA ASN) or the Applied Arts and Sciences Transfer in Nursing degrees are offered by Shoreline Community College. Upon completion of the nursing programs, individuals are able to apply to write the NCLEX-RN examination, in order to become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Washington.

Applications to the nursing programs at Shoreline Community College are accepted on an ongoing basis and prerequisites for the nursing program may be taken at Shoreline Community College if necessary. Shoreline Community College also accepts prerequisites completed at other educational institutions.

The prerequisites for the Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences in Nursing or the Applied Arts and Sciences Transfer in Nursing degrees at Shoreline Community College include completion of individual courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above. Individuals must also complete English 101 or a higher level writing course prior to admission to the program, as well as a Reading, Algebra, and Mathematics COMPASS test score, that has been completed within one year of the application time. Individuals must also have completed a five-credit Chemistry course with a supervised lab within the past 10 years for applicants that do not hold nursing licensure. Individuals, who hold a Licensed Practical Nursing Licensure, must have completed a Chemistry course within the last 15 years. Applicant must have completed a five-credit Anatomy course and a five-credit Physiology course with a supervised lab, within the last five years for all applicants, and within 10 years for Licensed Practical Nurse applicants.

Shoreline Community College accepts three types of applicants; Generic, Advanced Placement, and Transfer Applicants. Generic Applicants are those who have never been enrolled in a nursing program. Advanced Placement applicants are those who hold Licensed Practical Nurse licensure and Transfer Applicants are those applicants who have previously been enrolled in another nursing program. Licensed Practical Nurse applicants must have met all prerequisites of Generic applicants, but they must also show their Licensed Practical Nursing Licensure prior to being admitted into the program. Transfer Applicants must also meet all prerequisites as outlined for the Generic applicants and have completed all non-nursing courses with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA or higher. Individuals applying through the Transfer Application must have a passing grade in all nursing courses that have previously been attempted and be currently enrolled in an American nursing program or have been enrolled in the last year.

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Avenue North,
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696,
United States
Phone: (206) 546-4101