ADN Transition Program FAQ

How do I apply for the ADN transition program?
  1. Submit a completed PHSC application with application fee.
  2. Once admitted to the college, speak with an advisor to evaluate transcripts to ensure prerequisite courses are met.
  3. Submit a completed ADN transition program application and limited access application fee.
  4. The applications will be accepted from April 1 through 4 p.m. May 30. If May 30 falls on a weekend or holiday, the application deadline will fall on the next business day.
I am a paramedic and I want to start the ADN Transition Program. When is it offered?
See answer above. The Paramedic ADN Transition Program is offered every two years, on the odd years.
On what basis are students selected?
All students who apply for a given class will be ranked according to a combination of the prerequisite GPA and score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). In addition, Pasco and Hernando County residents will be given preference.
I am very anxious to find out about my application. Can I call the nursing program or my advisor to find out if I have been accepted? Can they email me?
No. This information will be sent by postal mail. It will not be released by phone or email.
I was picked as an alternate, but was not selected. Does this mean I will automatically be selected the following year?
No, anyone not selected for admission, as an alternate or otherwise, must reapply for subsequent years.
I dropped out of the ADN Transition Program and want to reenter.
If you dropped the ADN Transition Program in your first semester without successfully completing a single NUR course, you must reapply. If you completed one or more NUR courses successfully, you should contact the Associate Dean of Nursing for instructions regarding reentry.
I took the TEAS last year. Can I retake the TEAS to try to get a higher score?
Yes, the TEAS may be taken three times per calendar year (Jan‐Dec) with at least 30 days between testing.