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Nursing Students at GRCC

Nursing Department Mission Statement:

The Nursing Department at GRCC provides individuals with learning opportunities that enable them to attain licensure as a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse, and empowers them to succeed in a changing healthcare environment.

NURSING PROGRAM POLICY CHANGES (updated 2016)

Please note program policy changes (on right)

This program is designed to provide the credits necessary for eligibility for practical nursing licensure, registered nursing licensure and transferability for a bachelor's degree in nursing.

The Nursing Department at GRCC offers the following programs:

  • Nursing: Associate Degree
  • Practical Nursing: Certificate

Our programs are accrediated by the Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN), as well as the Michigan Board of Nursing.

For information on licensure (the exam is often referred to as the NCLEX, National Council Licensure Examination) or an application packet, please see the Michigan Board of Nursing website link above.

Upon Successful Completion:

These programs can move you into the workplace or transfer easily to four-year degree programs at other Michigan colleges and universities.

GRCC is the Certified Nurse Aide Regional Testing Center for the West Michigan Region. A list of the Michigan Dept of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs approved training programs may be found here: CNA Training Programs.