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Admission Steps

Changes have been applied as of October 2020.

Students need to submit all application documents to:

Gena Laird
glaird@csi.edu
208-732-6702
Health Science & Human Services Office 113

Prospective students must apply and be accepted by the College before making an application to the ASNP. Acceptance to the College does not guarantee acceptance into the ASNP. Official transcripts, from other colleges/universities must be on file with the Office of the Registrar prior to the ASNP application deadline or the application will not be considered.

The program offers nursing courses both fall and spring semesters.

The first semester nursing course,  Fundamentals of Nursing (NURR 110), is a 16-week course offering theory/lab on Monday and Wednesday and clinical Tuesday or Thursday.

The second semester nursing courses, Beginning Medical/Surgical Nursing I & II (NURR 111 & 113) are 8-week courses offering theory/lab on Monday and Wednesday and clinical Tuesday or Thursday.

The third semester nursing courses, Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing I & II (NURR 211 & NURR 213), are 8-week courses offering theory/lab on Tuesday and Thursday and clinical on Monday or Wednesday.

The fourth semester nursing courses, Maternal/Newborn & Pediatric Nursing (NURR 215), is an 8-week course offering theory/lab Tuesday and Thursday and clinical Monday or Wednesday, Capstone (NURR 217) is a 16-week hybrid course focused on NCLEX-RN examination preparation and transition to nursing practice whereby students complete clinical hours with an assigned registered nurse in a locally approved health care organization.

 

A history of a misdemeanor and/or felony within seven (7) years may prevent admission. If admitted, graduation from the ASNP does not result in approval to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination. Inquiries related to approval to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination are directed to the state board of nursing where the individual plans to register for licensure.

Traditional ASNP Admission

The deadline for fall candidacy is February 15, and spring candidacy is September 15.

The ASNP attempts to accept thirty-six (36) applicants each fall and spring semester. Given the competitive nature and rigor of the program, acceptance is ranked on the number of required non-nursing courses completed and highest cumulative GPA. There is not a waitlist; students not accepted will need to reapply.

All applicants must possess a current CNA certification.

The program requires 73 credits; 40 non-nursing and 33 nursing, see Traditional ASNP Academic Plan.

Pre-requisites must be completed prior to application, whereas co-requisites may be completed prior to or during the identified semester; all required non-nursing and nursing courses must be completed with a "C" or better.

Required math and all science courses must be completed within the last five (5) years.

The ASNP Application and identified documents, on the application form, must be submitted at the time of application or the application will not be processed.

  1. Apply to the College
  2. If a transfer student, request to have previous official college/university transcripts sent to the College of Southern Idaho Registrar or request through the National Student Clearing House
  3. Complete and submit ASNP Application for Admission
  4. Submit application and required documents (listed on application form) in person to the HSHS office, or mail to: Health Sciences and Human Services, College of Southern Idaho, PO Box 1238, Twin Falls ID 83303.

With the volume of applications received, it is a timely process. We will attempt to notify applicants by mid-April for fall admission and mid-November for spring admission. Applicants will be notified by email.

Licensed Practical Nursing to ASNP

The deadline for fall candidacy is April 15th, and spring candidacy is November 15.

The ASNP attempts to accept four (4) applicants each fall and spring semester. Given the competitive nature and rigor of the program, acceptance is ranked on the number of required non-nursing courses completed and highest cumulative GPA. There is not a waitlist; students not accepted will need to reapply.

All applicants must possess a current LPN license; any state accepted.

The LPN to ASNP completion requires 65 credits; 40 required non-nursing and 25 nursing, see LPN to ASNP Academic Plan. Pre-requisites must be completed prior to application, whereas co-requisites may be completed prior to or during the identified semester; all required non-nursing and nursing courses must be completed with a "C" or better.

Required math and all science courses must be completed within the last five (5) years.

The LPN to ASNP Application and identified documents, on the application form, must be submitted at the time of application or the application will not be processed.

  1. Apply to the College
  2. If a transfer student, request to have previous official college/university transcripts sent to the College of Southern Idaho Registrar or request through the National Student Clearing House.
  3. Complete and submit LPN to ASNP Application
  4. Submit application and required documents (listed on application form) in person to the HSHS office, or mail to: Health Sciences and Human Services, College of Southern Idaho, PO Box 1238, Twin Falls ID  83303.

With the volume of applications received, it is a timely process. We will attempt to notify applicants by mid-May for fall admission and mid-December for spring admission. Applicants will be notified by email.

Post-Acceptance Steps

All students offered a seat in the ASNP must be able to meet the ASNP Required Skills & Abilities at the time of application and during enrollment in the ASNP, commit to the requirements identified in the  ASNP Requirements & Estimated Costs and maintain compliance with health care agencies requirements/regulations. Failure to comply with the requirements may result in dismissal of the program. All students admitted into the ASNP are required to adhere to the current ASNP Student Handbook.