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RN Associate Degree Program

The Pell City and Clanton Centers are modifying the Full-Time RN program application cycle. The program will no longer be offered in the Spring.

The Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V) test is required for admission. For instructions on accessing study guides and resources available through the Jefferson State Libraries, please click here.

Students wishing to apply to the Nursing Education Program at Jefferson State Community College should do the following:

  1. Complete an Application for Admission to the college. RN Applications are available online by clicking here, on the Jefferson campus in Allen Library 101 or at the Shelby-Hoover Campus, General Studies Building Information Desk.
  2. Request that official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended be sent to Enrollment Services for evaluation.
  3. Take the math and English placement tests unless transfer credit is awarded or ACT scores are less than three years old. Contact the Testing Office for information about testing dates and time.
  4. Make an appointment with the Pre-Nursing Advisor to discuss a course schedule and obtain further guidance in the application process.
  5. After eligibility for admission has been established, submit an Application for Admission to Nursing Program before the appropriate date. Applications are available in George Layton 107 on the Jefferson campus and in the Nursing office on the 3rd floor of the Health Science Building on the Shelby-Hoover Campus.
  6. Application deadlines are as follows:
  1. In the event that the deadline date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm on the following Monday only.
  2. After admission into the program, students are required to provide proof of CPR certification at the health care provider level, provide proof of hospitalization insurance, purchase uniforms and liability insurance, submit medical information, and submit to a random drug testing for chemical dependency. Background screens may be required by agencies utilized for clinical learning experiences. Students may contact the Student Development Office for information about a health insurance policy for students.