The Department of Nursing offers a fast-paced, full-time Associate in Applied Science (AAS), RN Program, designed for graduates to go directly into the labor market. RN Licensure is granted after successful completion of the NCLEX exam from a state board.

Faculty
Phone Number
E-mail Address
Nursing Department Nursing Department
G. Denise Cooks, MSN, CPNP-PC, Instructor G. Denise Cooks, MSN, CPNP-PC
Instructor
Vesta Fairley, MSN, Nursing Instructor Vesta Fairley, MSN
Nursing Instructor
Victoria King, DNP, Nursing Instructor Victoria King, DNP
Nursing Instructor
Aquanetta Mixon DNP, MSN, RN, Nursing Instructor Aquanetta Mixon DNP, MSN, RN
Nursing Instructor
Kayla Payne, MSN, RN, IBCLC, Instructor Kayla Payne, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Instructor
Bridget Robinson, PhD, MSN, CNS, RRT, RN, Nursing Instructor Bridget Robinson, PhD, MSN, CNS, RRT, RN
Nursing Instructor
Ashley Tullos DNP, MSN, RN, Nursing Instructor Ashley Tullos DNP, MSN, RN
Nursing Instructor



Associate Degree Nursing – Upon successful completion of the ADN program, the student is awarded an Associate in Applied Science Degree.
Practical Nursing – Upon successful completion of the PN program, the student is awarded a certificate in Practical Nursing.
Associate Degree or Upon successful completion of 3rd block – Upon successful completion of the program of studies in either the Associate Degree or Practical Nursing Programs, the graduate may be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination, upon approval by a state board.


Nursing Application Dates

Apply for Fall Semester between March 1 - May 17.

Apply for Spring Semester between September 1 - October 31.


Minimum Admission Requirements

Please refer to the Minimum Admission Requirement document. The ACT is now required for all nursing program applicants. A minimum score of 18 points is required for the Associate Degree and Career Mobility Nursing Programs. There is no expiration date on the ACT. The TEAS test is no longer accepted. Due to the fast-paced structure of the program, it is recommended that applicants take most of their General Education core courses prior to beginning the nursing coursework.


Resources


NCLEX CODES:

US78105300 PN BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Use if you were admitted as an RN student and will take the NCLEX-PN but are continuing with your RN Program)


US78407800 RN-ADN BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - ADN (Use if you are a graduating student in the Traditional 5 semester RN program or the Career Mobility programs)


Accreditations

Bishop State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Bishop State Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Bishop State Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).



Statement of Disclosure

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS), RN Program, at Bishop State Community College at the Main Campus location in Mobile, AL is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Tel. (404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the AAS, RN Program is Continuing Accreditation for Good Cause. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accr...


Approval

Bishop State’s Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs are approved by The Alabama Board of Nursing P.O. Box 303900 Montgomery, AL 36130 (800) 656-5318 www.abn.alabama.gov.

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