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Steps For the Nursing Applications

Checklist - Steps to Join the Nursing Program

  1. Submit an application for admissions to Brookhaven College:
    • Submit application on line or in person
    • All official transcripts must be mailed or brought into the Admissions office (Bldg. S, Room S052) in a sealed envelope
    • Proof of residency and current Meningitis immunization must be brought to the Admissions office

  2. Complete the Texas Success Initiative requirements

  3. View the on-line Nursing Information Session
    Brookhaven College Nursing Program Information Session

  4. Transfer Students must have completed a transcript evaluation with the Nursing Department and may need to submit course substitutions by the deadline indicated on the Nursing website. (Course substitutions will be needed for all courses not matching the BHC curriculum plan). This includes courses taken at other DCCCD campuses.

  5. Complete the four prerequisite courses with a "C" or better in each course and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  6. Forms to include in your packet:
    If you are currently working as a certified medical assistant, certified nursing assistant, EMT, LVN, paramedic, and/or patient care technician, you will earn an extra two points. You will need a letter from your HR department on letterhead stating that you work there and what your job is, along with your license certification or transcript showing training.

    • Application to Nursing Program
    • Statement of Student Responsibility
    • Effective April 1, 2018 all nursing students applying to the Nursing program are required to submit a positive Hep B surface antibody titer with their application along with the following immunizations:
      • MMR (two shots)
      • Varicella (two shots)
      • Negative TB test
      • tDap
      • Meningitis
      • Current seasonal flu shot
    • Proof of an "A" in a Dosage Calculation class OR a copy of Dosage Calculation Workshop score with a minimum grade of 90%
    • Nursing Information Session Verification Form
    • Ranking for Admissions
    • Copy of HESI A2 Cumulative Score Sheet
    • Eligibility Requirements for RN Licensure in the State of Texas Form
    • Brookhaven College Board of Nursing Information Form
    • Bring your original social security card, and your current, valid Texas Driver's License
    • Completed Immunization Form signed by campus nurse, Ms. Mildred Kelley RN in Bldg. S, Room S072