The new criteria on this page will apply to the fall 2018 applicants.
Traditional Track Plan of Study – click here.
- How to Apply for Fall 2018
- Admission Calculation
- Estimated Cost of Nursing Degree
- LPN Challenge Information
- LPN-RN Transition Information
- Program Outcomes
- Nursing Student Handbook
- Traditional Track Plan of Study
Northwest Mississippi Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate of Arts degree, the Associate of Applied Science degree, and certificates in career education. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA, 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Northwest Mississippi Community College. The College was initially accredited by the Mississippi Junior College Accrediting Association in 1928 and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in December 1953. The latest reaffirmation of the SACSCOC accreditation was in 2007. The college is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges. The Associate Degree Nursing program was initially accredited by the National League for Nursing in 1978 and has maintained that accreditation. The program is currently accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (phone number 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org) and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, State of Mississippi located at 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453 (phone number 601-432-6198, www.ihl.state.ms.us).
Looking for the Practical Nursing LPN program? Click here!
- Student Health Record, Flu Forms, TB Skin Test Documentation, Absence of TB Symptoms Form and all Pregnancy and Post-Partum Release Forms can be found in the back of the Nursing Student Handbook under General Information Tab.
News: April 2017. NWCC Student Nurses’ Association Wins Spirit of the Community Award at State Convention: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=L1XQEd_HPVo .
Required Textbooks — All students in the nursing program will receive their required nursing textbooks with a fee charged along with tuition. This will be at a discounted rate-cheaper than you can purchase at the bookstore or online and will include all access codes needed. Buying books on your own will not be an option-the fee will be charged based on the course you are taking.
For degree plans go to myNWCC and click on the Degree Plans tab.
NURSING-SPECIFIC COURSES OFFERED:
NUR 1118 Foundations of Nursing
NUR 1318 Adult Health I
NUR 1316 LPN to RN Transition
NUR 2128 Maternal-Child Nursing
NUR 2222 Nursing Seminar
NUR 2318 Adult Health II
NUR 2323 Nurse Externship (Summer)
- The Traditional track is a four semester program for students seeking an Associate's degree in Nursing.
- The LPN Challenge advanced placement testing option is for students with an LPN license.
- The LPN-RN Transition advanced placement is for students with an LPN license with the expanded role of IV certification.
If you have any questions or problems completing this form please send an email stating your question to: email@example.com .
Applications are now CLOSED for fall 2018.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, State of Mississippi
3825 Ridgewood Road,
Jackson, MS 39211