Do you have a passion for caring and seek a career in the exciting field of health care? The rewarding profession of nursing offers a vast variety of career choices in a field that will continue to have a high demand for skilled professionals in this area.
The BMCC Nursing program offers small class sizes and student support throughout the rigorous curriculum. Nursing students receive hands-on training, including high-fidelity simulation and clinical experience with our local employers.
Oregon registered nurses earn 19% higher than the national average salary for RNs, at $82,750.
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Do you have a passion for caring and seek a career in the diverse field of health care? The rewarding profession of nursing offers a vast variety of career choices in a field that will continue to have a high demand for skilled professionals in this area.
The BMCC Nursing program offers small class sizes and student support throughout the rigorous curriculum. Nursing students receive hands-on training, including high-fidelity simulation and clinical experiences with local healthcare facilities. Registered Nurses use their knowledge, skills, and problem-solving abilities to help individuals, families, and communities with healthcare needs.
This two-year Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program prepares the student for eligibility for the National Council Licensure Examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). (For information on NCLEX-RN first attempt pass rates, go to https://www.oregon.gov/osbn/Documents/Resource_passrates.pdf)
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Below is a link to OHSU’s School of Nursing course equivalencies for Oregon and Washington State Schools.
If you have questions about the application process, please contact Admissions at (541) 278-5853 or Admissions@bluecc.edu.
Should you have questions about our program, please contact Admissions, located in Morrow Hall, Pendleton at (541) 278-5853, or our Nursing Program Director, Laurie Post, by phone at (541) 278-5882 or by email to email@example.com.
Please have your official high school and/or college transcripts sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for evaluation of credit.
Transfer students schedule an appointment here and please bring a copy of your transcript to the appointment.
BMCC students please review your degree audit and the Nursing Admission Selection Point Information Guide. They will be discussed during your appointment.
Prerequisite Requirements for 2024-2026
Apply for Nursing Admission
Application Period: 1/2/2024 – 2/15/2024 with $50.00 nonrefundable application fee due at time of application.
Have you attended a college other than Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC)? If so, you are required to have official transcripts sent from all other colleges sent to BMCC on or prior to the application deadline. If we have not received all transcripts on or prior to that date your application will be considered “incomplete”. Transcripts may be sent by mail or sent to us electronically. Electronic transcripts will only be accepted if sent directly from the issuing college/university.
Please note, a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required and you must have completed a minimum of 28 prerequisite credits to apply.
Phase 2 of the admission process: the interview and or essay will take place on the BMCC Pendleton Campus. Please see the BMCC Nursing Program Selection Points document for more Information.
Additional Documents for Nursing Program
Transportation and Distance Requirements for Nursing Practice ExperiencesStudent nursing practice includes the clinical component of the nursing program’s curriculum and occurs in a variety of settings throughout northeastern Oregon. The curriculum’s clinical component includes the modalities of direct care, simulation, and final clinical practicum. Students are responsible for travel expenses for all student nursing practice experiences. Nursing practice experiences during terms one through five consist of cohort and independent experiences, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, etc. These nursing practice experiences may begin at 6:00 a.m. and some may require students to be in the facility until 7:00 p.m. The furthest distance of a healthcare facility is 44 miles from the Pendleton BMCC campus. During the final clinical practicum in term six, students are paired with an RN and nursing practice experiences are scheduled based on the RN’s work schedule. The furthest distance for a final nursing clinical practicum experience is 109 miles from the Pendleton BMCC campus.
Students interested in readmission or transfer to BMCC’s 2023-2024 program should review the 2023-2024 Readmission/Transfer Policy and Procedure.
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