Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Students must apply for admission to the ADN Mobility Program no later than the published deadline. Before applying, students must meet ALL application criteria listed below. (Please note that admission requirements and procedures may change without prior notice. Please check with Health Sciences Division and/or website for updates prior to applying.)

In addition to the general admission requirements of the College, admission to the ADN Mobility Program requires:

  • Non-nursing applicants to have an AAS degree and current licensure or certification as an Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic, Medical Assistant Technologist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technologist,  Surgical Technologist; and for Practical Nurses to have a certificate and current unencumbered or non-restricted license as a Practical Nurse in Alabama.
  • One year of full time work experience with direct patient care in field of study documented on company letterhead and signed by HR or employment administrator.
  • Proof of CNA course completion for non-nursing applicants (certification not required).
  • Unconditional admission to the College (see College catalog for requirements).
  • 2.5 grade point average (GPA) calculated on completed academic core coursework (GPA Calculator for Core GPA), and current or previous Southern Union students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA or higher at SUSCC.
  • Transfer students must enter SUSCC on clear academic status (cumulative 2.0 gpa).
  • Official transcripts in Records Office from ALL postsecondary institutions attended.
  • Official score on ACT National or ACT Residual (minimum composite score of 18)ACT Residual;
  • Completion of all prerequisite general education courses with a minimum grade of "C":  BIO 201, BIO 202, ENG 101, PSY 210, MTH 100 or higher, and SPH 106 or SPH 107.
  • Application for ADN Mobility Program by deadline.

Admission to the ADN Mobility Program is competitive, and the number of students admitted is limited by the number of clinical facilities available. After meeting minimal requirements, applicants are rank-ordered for acceptance using a points system based on score on the ACT National or ACT Residual and quality points from selected college courses.   Additional points may be awarded.  Please see program application worksheet for criteria.

Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance.