Eligibility Requirements
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Eligibility Requirements for Nursing

To complete the application process for the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree program, an interested person should submit:

  • A completed application with a $100 nonrefundable application fee
  • An official high school transcript or equivalent, any college or university transcripts
  • A record of current immunizations including two measles, mumps, rubella (MMR); chicken pox, oral polio, hepatitis B; diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus (DPT) – childhood record and tetanus within last 10 years.
  • A minimum composite ACT score of 21 or SAT of 950 if the applicant is within five years of high school graduation, or a comparable COMPASS score for all other applicants.
  • The applicant must submit to a criminal background check and achieve clearance on the Division of Aging Employee Disqualification List (EDL).
  • An international student must successfully complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Submit a copy of driver's license.

These are minimum admission criteria and do not guarantee admission to the nursing program.

Applicants are required to satisfactorily complete a health history. In addition, an admission drug screening and tuberculosis screening is required and may be followed by random drug screening.

Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences is committed to equal opportunity and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, ethnic origin, marital status, sexual preference, creed, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and other school-administered programs.

Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences • 2001 William Street • Cape Girardeau • MO • 63703 • 573-334-6825
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