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Prospective Practical Nursing students must:

  • Submit a Manhattan Area Technical College Admissions Application online and meet all institutional requirements for admission.

  • Send Official high school transcript or GED Certificate
    • Transcripts must be official:
    • Sent directly from the college where you took a course to the Registrar at MATC. If the institution has the capability we can receive official transcripts via email to registrar@manhattantech.edu. Please apply to the college before sending transcripts.

  • Send Official transcripts from ALL current and previously attended colleges/universities:
    • Transcripts must be official—sent directly from the college where you took a course to the registrar at MATC. Please apply to the college before sending transcripts.

  • Schedule an advising appointment:
    • We recommend early advising—there’s nothing more frustrating than finding out too late that all requirements won’t be met.

  • Complete the following prerequisites (must attain a minimum grade of “C”):
    • Anatomy & Physiology 5 credit hours (minimum)
    • Human Growth and Development 3 credit hours
    • Nutrition 3 credit hours
    • Intermediate Algebra or Higher 3 credit hours

These courses MUST be completed before you can be accepted.  We need the grades from the courses to determine your scores on the admission rubric.

  • Obtain Kansas CNA certification:
    • Attach credentials when submitting packet. Utilize this link to obtain your Certification Verification: ksnurseaidregistry.org

  • Complete Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Exam:
    • Provide documentation of scores at time of submissions of the PN packet. The test must be taken within five (5) years of applying to the program.

  • Submit proof of completion for the following Immunizations:
    • MMR Documentation - Two (2) doses or proof of immunity by titer
    • Chickenpox (Varicella) - Two (2) doses or proof of immunity by titer (Will NOT ACCEPT HISTORY OF CHICKENPOX)
    • Tetanus (TDAP) - One (1) dose less than 10 years’ old
    • Hepatitis B (Hep B) - Three (3) doses or proof of immunity by titer

  • Submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
    • If English is your secondary language MATC requires a TOEFL Exam
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