Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Nursing/Practical Nurse Certificate

Location(s): Kansas City Kansas Community College



DIVISION: Health Professions

CONTACT: practicalnursing@kckcc.edu

ACCREDITATION: Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)

The Practical Nurse program aims to provide excellence in nursing education inspiring diverse graduates to demonstrate competence in clinical judgment resulting in quality, evidence-based, client-centered care to enrich the health of our community, one student at a time.

The program courses will prepare graduates to pass the NCLEX-PN®, and to provide and manage safe, cost-effective care to meet client needs.

Requirements for Admission to the Program

  • This is a selective admission program. Application to the program does not constitute admission.
  • Minimum 2.50 GPA and completion of pre-requisites.
  • TEAS Score of 58.0 or above (current version)
  • Application deadline is April 15th for Fall start and October 15th for Spring start.
  • Active status in Kansas as a Certified Nurse Aide.
  • Contact program for application, full requirements, and program-specific advising.

Total Hours for a Practical Nursing Technical Certificate Credit Hours: 45-48

BIOL courses completed more than five (5) years prior to admission must be repeated.

Course Sequence

Practical Nursing program sequence is subject to change without notice