Allied Health Division
Registered Nursing Program Application
The Registered Nursing Program Application Handbook is provided to give the student step-by-step procedures in applying to the RN Program. You may download the handbook when it becomes available in January 2013. The application handbook contains information about equivalent courses in the prerequisites.
Application submission dates are as follows:
March 12, 13, 14, 2013
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Applications will not be accepted before or after these dates & times--for any reason. It is the student's responsibility to meet with a counselor at least one month before the application period if they have classes not listed on the grid.
NOTE: 30 students for Fall 2013 and 30 students for Spring 2014 are selected from this application pool.
For consideration applications must be:
The Merced College RN Program currently accepts 30 students into each semester.
LVN students applying for the RN Program must
complete the application and be accepted before entering REGN-01
LVN to RN Transition course. Effective Fall 2009
all LVN applicants must meet the same selection criteria as
applicants entering the generic RN Program in the first
Announcement of Proposed Curriculum Change
Pending approval by the Chancellorís Office and the Board of Registered Nursing, the following changes will be made to the Registered Nursing Curriculum effective Fall 2014:
Elimination of CHEM 2A as a program prerequisite
(potentially in 2014/2015)
CLDV-9/PSYC-9 as a required course as a prerequisite course
for REGN 25 & 35
as a prerequisite course for REGN 25 & 35
The following changes have been approved by the Chancellor's Office and the Board of Registered Nursing effective Fall 2013:
Elimination of REGN-17, 26, 27, 36, 37, 38, 46, 47, and 48 courses
Increase units for REGN-16 from 2 units to 3
units (new course number REGN-18)
(new course number REGN-18)
Increase units for REGN-25 and 35 from 9
units to 10 units (new course numbers REGN-24 & 34)
(new course numbers REGN-24 & 34)
.Updated on 05/09/2013