Admission to Nursing and Health Sciences Programs

Fall 2022 Nursing Program 

Application Period is NOW CLOSED


Our next Application Period Opens in March 2023
Find out more information on how to apply

Applications for the Fall 2022 program are accepted from March 1- June 1

Applying to the Nursing Program

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Step 1: Become an Atlantic Cape student
The Nursing program is only open to Atlantic Cape students. If you are already a student OR have ever taken a credit class at Atlantic Cape, you DO NOT need to reapply . If you are not a student or have never taken classes here, click the button below to apply for admissions.

Apply for Nursing Program

Step 2: Confirm that you meet prerequisites
All applicants must meet the  nursing program requirements.
Read more about the requirements here.

Required Documentation:
  • Must have grades of C or better with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for these prerequisite courses: 
    • BIOL  220 (formerly, BIOL120)
    • ENGL 101
    • PSYC 101
    • SOCL 101.
      • If you did not complete these classes at Atlantic Cape, you must provide an official transcript.
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • A copy of your ATI TEAS with a score of 58.7 or higher
  • A copy of NJ Driver's License or NJ Non-Driver's Photo ID
  • Proof of high school completion

Note: Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) currently licensed in the State of New Jersey, who qualify for admission, may be eligible for advanced placement. For more information, please read through our  selection process for the nursing program.

Step 3: Fill out the Nursing Application form

Download the 2022 Nursing Application.   Review Instructions for Nursing Application

Step 4: Pay the application fee
Read the Nursing Application Instructions for information on how to pay the application fee, or stop by the Bursar’s Office to make a payment in-person.

Step 5: Submit your application
Email your completed application, required documentation (transcripts, TEAS scores, and photo ID) with proof of payment to nursing@atlantic.edu. All steps must be completed by June 1. Only completed applications will be considered for admission.

 
To learn more about the nursing program or to get help with your application 
visit us at an upcoming infosession

Associate in Applied Science Degree

The Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technology, Health Information Technology, and Radiologic Technology programs are specialized areas of study at Atlantic Cape.

To apply to these specific programs, you must follow our steps to enrollment and complete the additional program requirements listed below.

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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.)

Radiologic Technology Program

The Atlantic Cape Community College  Radiologic Technology.  program is  offered in collaboration with the Shore Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology (SMCSRT). This program is for students wanting a certification and career as a  Radiologic Technologist. The American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) require students on this path to have a minimum of an associate's degree to be eligible to take the ARRT certification examination.

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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.)

Medical Laboratory Technology Program

The Atlantic Cape Community College  Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program is offered in collaboration with Mercer County Community College. Students complete the general education and program courses (pre-professional phase) at Atlantic Cape. Upon acceptance, students will complete the professional phase of the program at Mercer County Community College and laboratories located in Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.)

Health Information Technology Program

The Atlantic Cape Community College  Health Information Technology (HIT) program is offered in collaboration with Camden County College. Students complete the general education and program courses (pre-professional phase) at Atlantic Cape. Upon acceptance, students complete the professional phase of the program at CCC. The program prepares students for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification.

Optional Nursing Program

Atlantic Cape is invited to notify students that Ocean County College offers an On-Site Online Nursing program. Students of Atlantic Cape and of Rowan College of Burlington County are welcome to apply to Ocean County College for this option. The clinical portion of the program is completed at various locations throughout Southern New Jersey in a one-day a week (12 hour) format. The didactic portions of the program are online. The students completing this program will receive their AAS degree from Ocean County College. This program has limited seating and the criteria for acceptance differ from the OCC traditional program requirements. Further information about this program can be found on the Ocean County College website or by contacting the Nursing department at Atlantic Cape.

 

For more information

You are encouraged to attend an Information Session or contact the Admissions Office at (609) 343-5000 or 463-4774, ext. 4922.

Tom Sykes
College Recruiter
609-343-4922
tsykes@atlantic.edu or nursing@atlantic.edu