Tacoma Community College - Tacoma, WA

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Reach for a dynamic and exciting profession in Nursing! ANNOUNCEMENT! Online Nursing Application: Tacoma Community College is transitioning from a paper admission process to an online admission process. Winter 2012 Lottery: The result of the lottery rankings (identified by the last 5 digits of the student ID number) for Generic and Advanced Standing for LPNs are now posted. See Admission Lottery. English Prerequisite: English 102 with a grade of 3.0 or a B may be substituted for the English 101 requirement. Communications: All nursing communications is through TCC email only. Please monitor your TCC email account for important information. LPN Articulation Summer 2012: Due to state budget cuts Tacoma Community College is suspending the summer LPN Articulation program until further notice. Changes to entry for RN Advanced Standing for LPN: Applicants must surpass the cut score of 60% for RN Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care ATI Mobility Examination to qualify for entry to begin the nursing program. See details on page 2 in the Nursing Program Information packet. Because our communities are currently in an era of provider shortages, the role of the nurse is more important than ever. In fact, nurses make up the largest health care profession in the United States. They work in a variety of settings which may include clinics, hospitals, long term care facilities, and community settings. At TCC, the nursing program keeps in step with the needs of the community. We offer quality education and produce competent, skilled nurses who excel in all facets of health care delivery. We are proud of our graduates! Contact Christine Brubaker Program Description TCC's Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares for employment as a Registered Nurse. The programs structure is progressive, leading to an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree and graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nursing. A graduate who has completed the Associate Degree in Nursing may articulate into a bachelor's degree program at a 4-year institution. This program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

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