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TEAS Requirement Waived For Spring 2021 Vocational Nursing Applications Due to COVID-19



Due to testing center closures, the TEAS test application requirement will be waived for the Spring 2021 Vocational Nursing application cycle. This is a temporary exception for Spring 2021 admission only and is due to the uncertainty of testing center normal operations due to COVID-19. The Vocational Nursing program will use the following for the Spring 2021 ranking process:

NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic



Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

ACC approves new Vocational Nursing degree



Austin Community College (ACC) approved a new degree in Vocational Nursing to prepare students for entry-level positions in vocational nursing.

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is structured to provide a flexible, affordable pathway for students who complete a Level II Vocational Nursing Certificate to continue on their path and earn an associate degree.

Read more at the ACC Newsrooom.

RN-to-BSN Program Spring 2021 Entry for Part-Time Hybrid Students



ACC’s RN-to-BSN Program is pleased to announce that in addition to cohorts beginning each Fall semester, the program will start accepting students for Spring semester entry in January 2021. The first Spring semester cohort will be limited to 20 Part-Time Hybrid students.

Effective Fall 2021 Associate Degree Required



ARC/STSA Board of Directors have mandated language related to Standard I. A. Sponsorship of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Education Programs in Surgical Technology as follows: