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MCC Campus(es): MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator: Gina Taylor
For program information please call the nursing office:  816.604.4175
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

The next open application period will be February 1st through February 21st, 2020.

May 1st through May 22nd, 2020 will be the next open application period.  This application period will include the Evening/Weekend option.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the LPN to ADN Bridge Admissions requirements, below, before applying.

 The nursing department suggests that applicants also meet with an Academic Advisor before applying.

Applicants must submit their application online.

The online application is only available during open application periods.

Our graduates have jobs waiting for them! More than 98 percent of our graduates are currently employed in nursing or a related field.

Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow much faster than the average - 23 percent from 2006 to 2016. Growth will be driven by technological advances in patient care and by an increasing emphasis on preventive care. In addition, the number of older people, who are much more likely than younger people to need nursing care, is projected to grow rapidly.


Starting salaries for our graduates are $20 to $25 an hour. Nationally, median annual earnings of registered nurses were $57,280 2006. The middle 50 percent earned between $47,710 and $69,850.

Where you can find work

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Home health care services
  • Outpatient centers
  • Medical clinics
  • Doctors' offices
  • Employment services
  • Nursing care facilities
Last Modified: 10/1/19