Friday, July 31, 2015

MCC extends nursing program deadline

Madisonville Community College (MCC) has extended the application deadline for the Integrated Nursing Program until Sept. 15 for the Spring 2016 program.  All applicants are required to attend a pre-admission conference. Conference dates are Aug. 21 beginning at 10 a.m. or Sept. 1 at 3 p.m.  All conferences will be held in the Byrnes Auditorium of the Hatley Building located on MCC’s Health Sciences Campus. Appointments are not required to attend.

Students applying for admission to MCC must complete and submit the following general admission requirements:

  • Application for admission.
  • Skills assessment test (ACT, Asset, or Compass): Minimum scores for the nursing program on the ACT/Compass are as follows:
  • - Reading: ACT of 20 or above and/or COMPASS of 85 or above.
    - Writing: ACT of 18 or above and/or COMPASS of 74 or above.
    - Math/algebra: ACT of 19 or above and/or COMPASS of 36 or above.
  • Official transcript(s) from any other college(s) attended, with completed transcript evaluation request.
  • High school transcript or GED scores.
In addition to the pre-admission nursing conference and the general admission requirements, students applying for the Integrated Nursing Program must:

  • Submit a completed MCC Nursing Program application (received only at the Pre-Admission Conference).
  • Submit a HESI A2 score of 75 or above for first semester applicants. Students must complete the following sections of the A2 exam: Math, Vocabulary, Reading, and Anatomy and Physiology. Contact the MCC Assessment Center at (270) 824-1702 to schedule a testing appointment.  A study guide for the A2 exam may be purchased at the MCC Bookstore.  The HESI A2 exam can only be taken once and the cost is $43.
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.5 or above.

All nursing students are required to pass a criminal background check upon admission into the nursing program.

Students in the Integrated nursing program are chosen through a selective admission process based on cumulative points. The admission evaluation form will be provided during each pre-admission conference.

For additional information about MCC’s Integrated Nursing Program, visit the Programs of Study page under the Academics tab on the college website at