Welcome to the Nurse Education Department

The Nurse Education Department at Bunker Hill Community College offers a five (5) semester Associate in Science degree program with day/evening/alternate options that prepares students to take the licensure examination to become registered nurses.

Application Submission Dates

Spring 2018: July 10, 2017 – October 13, 2017
Fall 2018: December 4, 2017 – March 16, 2018

Admissions Process

The following checklist is to help you keep track of the various steps involved in applying to BHCC Registered Nursing Program. Your application will be considered complete and ready for the admissions committee to review once it contains all of the following components (see below). Please submit all the documents to the admissions office at the following times:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursdays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Prerequisite for Admission

  • BHCC online application completed with documentation of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Attach a copy of your MANDATORY information session certificate
  • Achieve a reading level of 10th grade or higher on the College Placement Test or a numerical score of 98 or above on the LOEP reading test for ESL students.
  • Attach a copy of TEAS VI results
  • The minimum scores for Reading, Math, Science, and English for the TEAS is 60%.
  • Copy of your BHCC transcript or college transcript with proof of prerequisites is required

Complete the following courses with a grade C or better

  • One year of high school chemistry with lab or one semester of college chemistry with a lab grade of C or better.
  • MAT 097 Fundamentals of Algebra or placement above MAT 097
  • BIO 203 Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab with a grade of C or better. (Credits for Anatomy and Physiology/Lab that were earned more than five (5) years prior to enrollment in the nursing program are not accepted).
  • ENG 111 College Writing I
  • Copy of BHCC transcript or college transcript with proof of prerequisites

Admissions to the Nursing Program is based on a ranking system that includes student performance on the TEAS VI as well as performance in the prerequisite courses.