Documents Required for Admissions : Second Degree Accelerated Program

  1. PDF or online application
  2. Application Fee ($30)
  3. High School Transcript
  4. GED*
  5. College Transcript(s)
  6. Essay (In 300 words or less, answer the following question: As a future nurse, what do you think you will contribute to nursing?)
  7. Activities/Interest Resume
  8. WES Evaluation**
  9. TOEFL Scores***
  10. Copy of Visa or Permanent Resident Card (if applicable)

* Prospective students who have not completed high school are required to submit documentation that they have earned their GED. Please note that MCCN requires that students with a GED must successfully complete the required college preparatory course work with a grade of “C” or better. These courses can be taken at the college level.

**Transfer or Advanced Placement applicants who have taken course work or earned a degree abroad are required to have foreign credit evaluated by one of the following Credential Evaluation Services.

*** Transfer or Advanced Placement applicants whose native language is not English are required to take and submit scores for the Test for English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The required score is 79 for internet-based, 213 on computer-based and 550 on paper-based.

Please note that TOEFL scores are valid two (2) years from the test date. To learn more about the TOEFL, please visit

Prior to enrollment students will also be required to submit:

  • Current professional-level CPR certification (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
  • Completed institutional health requirements
  • Criminal background check (state and federal)
  • Testing for drug and substance abuse
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