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American River College Associate Degree Nursing Program Military Policy

Military Personnel and Veterans may be eligible for ARC Nursing Program enrollment. Two pathways for Military Personnel and Veterans have been established based on the following requirements.

Pathway I - General ADN program (first or second semester entry)

For either first or second semester entry:

First semester entry:

  • All program prerequisite courses
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS) - minimum score of 62%
  • Enrollment application score making applicant eligible for selection pool

Second semester entry:

Note: Completion of all general education courses for graduation before enrollment into the nursing program is highly recommended.  

Veteran Advanced Placement Application Packet (for second semester entry)

Pathway II - LVN to RN Career Mobility Program (completion of summer bridge course, Nurse 420 and 430) 

The ARC Nursing program also accepts transfer students. Please refer to the website for requirements and other related program details: