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Virtual/Hybrid Associate Degree Nursing Accelerated Admissions Option

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The one-year ADN Accelerated Admissions Option is designed for licensed practical nurses to advance to the associate degree nurse (Registered Nurse) level. The classroom portion is delivered live synchronously with hands-on lab, simulation, and clinical experiences.

For additional admission information, please see the AADN Application or call Mark Chambers, Health Sciences Advisor at ext. 11288 or the Health Science office at ext. 11250.

(See admission information below the academic map.)

Course Semester Hours
  Required Pre-Entry Courses (23 hours required for acceptance)  
 BIO205  Human Anatomy 4
 BIO209  ^Physiology* 4
 LAL101  ^Composition I 3
 MTH140 or higher  ^Precalculus Algebra or higher 3
 PSY101  General Psychology 3
 PSY205  ^Human Lifespan Development 3
 SOC101  Sociology 3
    23
 
  Second Semester (Spring)
 
 BIO206  ^Microbiology* 4
 LAL102  ^Composition II 3
 NUA111  Mental Health Nursing 4
 NUA202  Maternal-Child Studies 4
    15
 
  Summer Semester
 
 NUA112  Adult Health Nursing I 6
 NUA200  Professional Perspectives 3
 NUA204  Managing Intravenous Therapies 1
 SPK101  Public Speaking 3
    13
 
  Third Semester (Fall)
 
 HST105 or
 HST106 or
 PSC105
 American History to 1865 or
 American History from 1865 or
 Introduction to American Government
3
 NUA220  Adult Health Nursing II 10
    13
 
  Minimum Required Hours for Degree 75


Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to apply to take the National Council of Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses. Missouri Nursing Practice Act, Section 335.066, provides additional criteria for eligibility to apply for licensure to practice nursing. Successful completion of the program does not guarantee eligibility to take the licensing exam. Satisfactory performance on the examination will qualify the student for licensure as a registered nurse.

The program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and is approved by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Division of Career Education.

The Nursing component of the degree is composed of six nursing courses. Each course must be taken in sequence.

*Physiology and Microbiology must be repeated if completed five years or more before the first nursing course date of the program.

Fundamentals of Nursing advanced standing – (6 credit hours will be awarded after successful completion of Adult Nursing I). The credit is granted based on the licensure status of the Practical Nurse. Licensure signifies that the person is competent to practice safe, fundamental care.

Medication Administration advanced standing of 1 credit hour will be awarded after completion of Adult Health Nursing. Maternal-Child Nursing advanced standing – (4 credit hours will be awarded upon completion of Maternal Child Nursing Studies).

A grade of “C” or better must be obtained in all required courses.

^Please refer to the college catalog and course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

Additional Graduation Requirement
Missouri law, included in Senate Bill 807, requires every college student pursuing an associate’s or bachelor's degree at a public institution to pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement Examination with at least a 70 percent to graduate. The rule will apply to the incoming class of first-time college students in the fall of 2019 and all students thereafter.

This academic map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between MACC and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to meet the academic objectives of the college. MACC specifically reserves the right to modify, delete, or add to any academic map at any time within the student’s period of study at the college.