Practical Nursing Application and Admissions

Application Instructions

The Full-Time LPN Program application cycle runs April-June each year. The Part-Time LPN Program application runs November-January. Below is a list of application materials to help prepare you for this process.

Application Requirements

  1. Complete all prerequisite coursework.

    Prerequisites for Practical Nursing
    Dept./Course #Course TitleCredits
    BIO& 160 General Biology with Lab 5
    BIO& 241 Anatomy & Physiology I 5
    BIO& 242 Anatomy & Physiology II 5
    CMST& 101, 210, 
    CMST& 220, 230, 
    or CMST& 238
    Communication Studies 5
    ENGL& 101 English Composition 5
    MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
    NUTR& 101 Nutrition 5
    PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
    PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5

    A minimum grade of 2.5 or higher is required in each nursing and supporting course.

    One course may be in progress at the time of application.

  2. Apply to Green River College and obtain a student ID number.
  3. Have your official transcripts sent to Green River College. You will need to do this for each college you have attended.
Note: You will also need to obtain your American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare provider card (Only AHA BLS certifications are accepted for clinical placements in the Nursing program). Visit the AHA Course Finder to find a BLS course near you.

Immunizations

  1. Complete all required immunizations and tests.
    • Two-step TB
    • Influenza
    • Hepatitis B
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
    • Varicella
    • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
    • COVID-19

Apply

  1. Complete the application: Practical Nursing Application

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Accreditation Information

The Green River College Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

The Green River College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

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