Downtown Milwaukee and Mequon campuses
This 1 + 1 Practical Nursing program allows a student to complete the technical diploma in Practical Nursing in the first year, and the associate degree in Nursing in the second year. Students who complete the first-year courses are eligible to take the Practical Nursing licensure exam (NCLEX-PN). After graduation, you will be eligible to take the RN licensure exam (NCLEX-RN). MATC’s laboratory experiences provide opportunities to practice technical skills, and the clinical experiences provide supervised patient care activities.
Career Outlook: With this degree you can apply for positions at the staff nurse level. Additional education will enhance your potential for advancement to coordinator/head nurse and clinical specialist positions.
Program Code: 10-543-1
Start Dates: August/January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level biology and chemistry, Nursing Assistant training.
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Course Requirements