Program Details

Career Program

Nursing - Practical Nursing Track

Program Information:


Faculty Advisor: Nancy Perry · Phone: 410-386-8231 · Email:

The Carroll Community College Practical Nursing program has been approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing. After completing pre-clinical requirements, students will complete fall, spring and summer terms. A minimum grade of C is required in all courses in the nursing program; science courses must be completed within 5 years of entering the clinical courses. This program admits students selectively; review the admissions procedures and requirements. Minimum GPA is 2.500.

The following plan of study prepares the student for the national licensure examination for practical nursing (NCLEX-PN).

* Within the last five years
= Within five years of BIOL-210 and BIOL-215
# Must have a minimum grade of C in all courses


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Program Length: 36 months
Pre-clinical Requirements
   Arts and Humanities
 (ENGL-102, -201, -202, -211 or -240 required)
 3 credits
   Arts and Humanities 
 (Fine and Performing Arts or
 Communications, required)
 3 credits
 *#= BIOL-101  Biological and Physical Sciences  4 credits
 *# BIOL-210  Biological and Physical Sciences  4 credits
 # ENGL-101  English Composition and Literature  3 credits
 # MATH-115  Mathematics  4 credits
 # PSYC-101  Social and Behavioral Sciences  3 credits
 # SOC-101  Social and Behavioral Sciences  3 credits
 *# BIOL-211  Human Anatomy and Physiology 2  4 credits
 *# BIOL-215  Microbiology  4 credits
 # PSYC-210  Human Development Through the Life Span  3 credits
Clinical Requirements
 #NURS-131  Health Assessment  1 credit
 #NURS-132  Medication Administration  2 credits
 #NURS-133  Nursing Concepts 1  5 credits
 #NURS-140  Nursing Concepts 2  9 credits
 #NURS-225  Practical Nursing Concepts  7 credits
   Total Credits    62

Diversity/World View requirement met (NURS-133, NURS-140, SOC-101).

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