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Admission Timetable

Applications for the Nursing program at EMCC are accepted on a rolling basis for summer and fall terms only. Applications are not accepted for spring enrollment. For more information or to apply, please see the Nursing Applicant page.

Students are required to provide their own transportation to and from the various clinical agencies. A schedule of classes and clinical rotations is provided at the beginning of each semester. Clinical rotations may involve evening, daytime, and weekends based on the availability of clinical sites and instructors.

In order to progress and graduate from the Nursing Program, students must maintain passing grades in clinical coursework, concurrent with maintaining at least a C (75) exam average and course grade in all required nursing theory courses. Further guidelines are provided in the Nursing Student Handbook.

The Associate Degree in Nursing at Eastern Maine Community College at the Bangor Campus located in Bangor, ME, is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is continuing accreditation through 2028.

NCLEX pass rates:

  • 2020 – 94.1%
  • 2019 – 100%
  • 2018 – 100%
  • 2017 – 100%

Program Completion Rates:

3 year completion rate is 78%

Job placement rate:

  • 2018 – 100% (after passing NCLEX)
  • 2017 – 100% (after passing NCLEX)
  • 2016 – 100% (after passing NCLEX)

The Maine State Board of Nursing may refuse to grant a license on the basis of criminal history record information relating to convictions as described in Title 5, Chapter 5301, Subsection 2 of the Maine Revised Statutes, Annotated

Key Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the ADN Program, the graduate is expected to:

  • Provide person-centered care utilizing critical thinking and clinical judgment across the life span.
  • Provide safe and ethical care founded in evidence-based practice by using informatics and evolving technology to support decision making and quality of care.
  • Demonstrate legal, ethical, and professional accountability in the delivery of caring and competent nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate professional leadership and integrity by effectively using advocacy, communication, and education with the entire patient care team.

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