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Admission Criteria for Advanced Standing Status (ADS)

To be accepted for ADS, the applicant must:

a. provide an official transcript showing graduation from a practical nursing program

b. possess a current, unencumbered practical nursing license

c. have completed one-year courses in high-school chemistry * and algebra with at least a grade of "C-". Suitable equivalent courses are available at GRCC. These are Chemistry 110, Chemistry in the Modern World and Math 098, Elementary Algebra. *NOTE: CHEMISTRY MUST HAVE A LAB COMPONENT.

d. have a negative FBI criminal background and fingerprint check, and urine drug screen

e. score at least 75% on the HESI Health Assessment Admission Test (fee)