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Nursing

High Demand and Diverse Career Track

Nursing Advising Sessions – In Person Only

These sessions are for students currently taking pre-nursing classes either at SVC or at another institution and for students wishing to gather information about nursing school, either at a community college or a four-year institution.

Wed, Oct. 5 | 3 p.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Tues, Oct. 18 | 9 a.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Wed, Nov. 2 | 3 p.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Tues, Nov. 15 | 9 a.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Wed, Nov. 30 | 3 p.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Tues, Dec. 13 | 9 a.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Wed, Jan. 4, 2023 | 3 p.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

Tues, Jan. 17, 2023 | 9 a.m.
Angst Hall, Room A-129

TEAS offered at Skagit Valley College

TEAS is currently being offered remotely and available 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on the 2022 dates below. Please visit the ATI website to register.

In-Person TEAS*

  • November 21
  • December 5
  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 13
  • April 17

Remote TEAS

  • November 18
  • December 16
  • January 20
  • February 24
  • March 24
  • April 28

*In-person Testing with limited seats available due to COVID social distancing requirements. Mask will be required while on campus and during the entire test. All persons coming to SVC campuses are required to check-in before arriving to campus. Visit the Safety, Security and Parking homepage for instructions.

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The Nursing program at Skagit Valley College is designed to prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing practice. Nursing is one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians’ offices, mental health facilities, and corrections.

Nursing requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.

The Nursing program at Skagit Valley College is designed to prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing practice. Nursing is one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians’ offices, mental health facilities, and corrections.

Nursing requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.

Program Options

The Nursing program at Skagit Valley College is designed to prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing practice. Nursing is one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians’ offices, mental health facilities, and corrections.

Nursing requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.

Program Courses

Certificate Options

Important Information for Students Seeking Admission

How to Run a Degree Audit/Progress Tracker in ctcLink

Nursing Admissions Application
(Includes To-Do Checklist)

 

Admissions Point Score
(Prerequisite Courses Listed Here)

 

Work Verification Form

Transcripts Evaluation Request Form

RN & LPN-RN Due Dates

Each cohort entry requires a separate application.

Winter 2023 Full-Time RN, Whidbey Island Campus (No LPN-RN)

  • Application to SVC, if not already a student or have not attended in over a year, completed by September 1, 2022. Please choose what applies to you.
    1. If a student has submitted an application and never attended SVC, they must resubmit after one year;
    2. If a student has attended SVC within the last two years (8 quarters), they do not need to resubmit an application but must make sure to have activated their ctcLink account;
    3. If it has been more than two years since last attending SVC, they need to submit a new application.
  • Transcript Evaluation Request Form(s) for all non-SVC courses to be submitted by September 9, 2022All prerequisite courses must be completed and on your transcript by this date.
  • Last day to take TEAS: October 17, 2022
  • Nursing Application packet due October 19, 2022, by 5 p.m. Postmark can be not later than 5:00 pm on October 19, 2022.
  • Notifications mailed by November 4, 2022
  • Classes begin early January 2023

Spring 2023 Full-Time RN (MV) and Part-Time LPN-RN (WIC)

Application to SVC completed by Nov. 18, 2022. Please choose from below what applies to you:

  1. If a student has submitted an application and never attended SVC, they must resubmit after one year.
  2. If a student has attended SVC within the last two years (8 quarter), they do not need to resubmit an application.
  3. If a student has attended SVC more that two years ago, they must submit a new application.
  • Transcript(s) Evaluation Request Form for all non-SVC courses to be submitted by Nov. 25, 2022.
    1. If you need to a class(es) in Fall 2022 to be eligible for Spring 2023 entry, take it at SVC so it will not need to be transferred in. Fall courses needing to be transferred in will miss the deadline.
  • Last day to take TEAS: Jan. 20, 2023.
  • Nursing Application packet due Jan. 23, 2023, by 5 pm. If you are mailing your application, it must be postmarked by 5 pm on Jan. 23, 2023.
  • Notifications mailed out by Feb. 10, 2022.
  • Mandatory intake: Mid-February 2023.
  • Classes begin: April 2023.

Fall 2023 Full-Time RN - Mount Vernon Campus (No LPN-RN)

Application to SVC completed by May 12, 2023. Please choose from below what applies to you:

  1. If a student has submitted an application and never attended SVC, they must resubmit after one year.
  2. If a student has attended SVC within the last two years (8 quarters), they do not need to resubmit an application.
  3. If a student has attended SVC more that two years ago, they must submit a new application.
  • Transcript(s) Evaluation Request Form, as well as official transcripts for all non-SVC courses to be submitted by May 19, 2023.
    1. If you need to a class(es) in Spring 2023 to be eligible for Fall 2023 entry, take it at SVC so it will not need to be transferred in. Spring 2023 courses needing to be transferred in will miss the deadline.
  • Last day to take TEAS: June 26, 2023.
  • Nursing Application packet due June 28, 2023, by 5 pm. Mail postmark must be June 28, 2023 by 5 p.m.
  • Notifications mailed out by July 14, 2023.
  • Mandatory intake: August 2023.
  • Classes begin: September 19, 2023.

SVC has not determined that the Nursing curriculum meets educational requirements for licensure/certification outside of Washington State. Students who plan to work in locations outside of Washington should check local state licensure and certification requirements.

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