Frequently Asked Questions

What tests are required for admission into the program?
The TEAS test must be completed with a score of 58% or greater for admission into the Practical Nursing Program. Please refer to the “Testing at MACC” webpage ( for additional test information and schedules.

What if I have already had College Algebra and Composition I, do I still have to take the ACCUPLACER or ACT?
No. Please follow the guidelines for admission which can be found at and speak with an academic advisor.

Is there a study guide for the TEAS?
A TEAS study guide can be located at and at the college libraries.

What happens if I do not get the minimum score of 58% on the TEAS?
You can re-take the TEAS.

Do you round GPAs? (Example: My GPA is a 2.47; do you round it to a 2.5?)
No, GPAs are not rounded. Please refer to the admissions criteria for the GPA requirement of each program.

Do I have to have my high school transcript or HiSET/GED transcript?
Yes. Your official high school or HiSET/GED transcript is required as part of the admissions requirement. Submit all official transcripts to MACC’s Registrar. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all transcripts are ordered and sent to MACC.

Do I have to have all of my college transcripts?
Yes. All college transcripts (including dual credit) must be provided in order to evaluate the student’s cumulative GPA. A transcript is required for each individual school you have attended. Submit all official transcripts to MACC’s Registrar. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all transcripts are ordered and sent to MACC.

Are references required?
No. We no longer require references for the PN program.

When will I be notified of the admissions committee’s decision?
Letters of acceptance or regret will be sent via the mail 60 days after the admissions deadline.

Can I apply to all three programs – Columbia, Mexico and Moberly PN programs?
You may apply to only one location. If you are not selected at the initial location, your application will be referred to one of the other program locations provided seats remain available.

How much does the program cost?
Cost including tuition and program specific cost can be located on the college website at

How long is the program?
The Practical Nursing program is a full-time, one-year certificate program. The program follows an alternate college calendar, beginning the middle of August.

If I am accepted in the program, where should I expect to travel for clinical experiences?
A list of possible clinical locations is available upon request.

If I am accepted and complete the LPN program, can I continue with my education to become an RN?
Yes. MACC offers a Virtual Associate Degree Nursing – Bridge Option that enables LPNs to obtain an Associate Degree in Nursing.


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Coach Dick Halterman
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Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
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Janet Thompson
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