ADN Pre-licensure Track

Nursing Information Sessions - Please visit the Pre-Nursing Orientation link to see additional information sessions dates scheduled.

The Pre-licensure Track is designed for the applicant without a current LVN license. Graduates of the ADN program are eligible to apply for registered nurse (RN) licensure by examination.

Notice to Students Regarding Licensing

Effective September 1, 2017, HB 1508 amends the Texas Occupations Code Section 53 that requires education providers to notify potential or enrolled students that a criminal history may make them ineligible for an occupational license upon program completion. The following website provides links to information about the licensing process and requirements: https://www.bon.texas.gov/licensure_eligibility.asp.

Should you wish to request a review of the impact of criminal history on your potential Registered Nurse License prior to or during your quest for a degree, you can visit this link and request a “Criminal History Evaluation”: https://www.bon.texas.gov/licensure_endorsement.asp.

This information is being provided to all persons who apply or enroll in the program, with notice of the requirements as described above, regardless of whether or not the person has been convicted of a criminal offense. Additionally, HB 1508 authorizes licensing agencies to require reimbursements when a student fails to receive the required notice.

Getting Started

Application Deadlines

  • Full-time track: Fall admission - Application must be submitted by 5 p.m. on May 24.
  • Full-time track: Spring admission - Application must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Sept 15.

  • Part-time track: Fall admission - Application must be completed by 5 p.m. on May 24.
  • Part-time track: Spring admission - Application must be completed by 5 p.m. on Sept 15.

Application Update

Health Insurance is required.

Required Nursing Student Portal - Clinical Documentation Verification Forms can be found on the Nursing Student Resources link as follows: https://www.com.edu/nursing/nursing-student-resources These forms will be required to be uploaded once the student has access to the Nursing Student Portal. All documentation must be PDF scanned files from a flatbed scanner. Do not take a photo of the immunization to upload it. Scanner apps from mobile devices are not acceptable.

All ADN track Applicants offered admission or top alternate positions will be receiving an instructional letter with important follow-up deadlines a month after the application deadline. The letter will be sent to COM emails only.

NOTE: It is strongly recommended that students not work from 8-5p.m. the first week of class due to pre-clinical orientation.

Plan of Study

Please refer to the plan of study in the current College Catalog for the Full-Time and/or Part-Time ADN Pre-Licensure Program Track.


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