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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: October 2, 2017 – February 16, 2018

Office Hours to Submit Supporting Documents:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admissions Process

  • Complete the BHCC application online. Submit proof of high school completion (or its equivalency) by uploading one of the items below:
    • A copy of high school transcript or diploma
    • A copy of passing GED or HiSET results
  • After completing the application, please submit prerequisite documents to the Admissions Office. 
  • Attend a mandatory information session.

Prerequisites for the Registered Nursing Program

  • Attach a copy of MANDATORY information session confirmation
  • Complete the following courses with a grade of C or better and submit an unofficial or official transcript*:
    • One year of high school chemistry with lab OR one semester of college chemistry with lab
    • MAT 097 Fundamentals of Algebra or placement above MAT 097
    • BIO 203 Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (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 with a grade of C or better
  • Complete TEAS VI exam by February 16, 2018
    • Please visit to register.  You will need to create an account to register for and complete the exam.  Applicants are not required to take the TEAS test at BHCC; you may register for any location. The test is designated as TEAS Nursing.
    • If an applicant has taken the TEAS VI test twice within a 12 month period prior to application, the highest scores on the same TEAS VI admission test will be used for admission decisions.  A maximum of 2 tests taken during the 12 month period will be reviewed.  If staff is provided with more than 2 within the 12 month period, only the 2 latest will be considered.
    • Applicants must score at least 60 percent on all sections which are Reading, Math, Science and English to  be considered for the nursing program
  • Physical examination within one year
  • Completion of health clearance ( one month prior to semester start)

* Applicants who submit unofficial transcripts will need to request an official transcript to receive transfer credits