MCC Admissions

Mayland is part of the 58-campus North Carolina Community College System, and we partner with area colleges and universities to offer transfer options to our students. We also operate satellite campuses in Newland (Avery County) and Burnsville (Yancey County). 


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What Can You Study at MCC?

The Division of Instructional Services at Mayland Community College is committed to providing quality educational experiences for students and the communities we serve. Our instructors use the latest technologies to open doors for learning and giving students options on when and where they want to study. Our programs give hands-on experiences to students, preparing them for success in the workplace or for transfer to another college or university.

Click here for a Programs of Study list or here for the current class schedule

Health Careers

Nursing & Medical Assisting

Demand for jobs in healthcare industries is strong, and you can work in a variety of facilities after completing your education and licensure (if necessary).

Learn more about program offerings, admission requirements and deadlines concerning:
Associate Degree Nursing
Nursing Assistant &
Medical Assisting
by clicking here

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Attending MCC is affordable!

Attending college can be a big financial commitment. You have to pay tuition, for books and supplies, food, transportation, and other expenses. It can add up quickly.

 Mayland Community College is an excellent value when compared to 4-year colleges and universities.

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Mayland Community College's Financial Aid Office is committed to assisting students with the costs of attending college. Scholarships, grants, part-time work, and childcare are a few types of aid available to qualified students. There is an application process for financial aid. We encourage all students to apply for financial assistance.

Read more on the Financial Aid portion of the MCC website.

A.D.N Admissions Process

  1. Review the admissions packet.
  2. Watch the brief PowerPoint presentation.
  3. Take the quiz.
  4. Fill out your application to apply.
**Note: The application period for the 2014-2015 year has ended.

Advanced Placement Admissions

Application period: September 9, 2014 – November 1, 2014
  1. Review the admissions packet.
  2. Fill out your application to apply.

Important information about ADN

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Review the list of Admissions Requirements for the Nursing Program below. The semester by semester program of study and list of prerequisite courses is available here.


The Associate Degree Nursing Program is a two-year program (five semesters). Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Because of limited enrollment, the students must complete an admission process to determine which students will be accepted into the program.


Admission Requirements for the ADN Program

  • High school or state-approved equivalent education diploma
  • Student must be free of any mental or physical disability or drug that may interfere with fitness to practice nursing.
  • Contact Dean of Health Sciences if ever convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, excluding minor traffic violations
  • ENG 111 Expository Writing (or 186 on placement exam)
  • DRE 098 Integrated Reading Writing II (or 166 on placement exam)
  • DMA 080 Radical Express/Equations** (or appropriate placement test scores)
  • BIO 163, Basic Anatomy & Physiology, or equivalent college course work or proficiency exam.
  • CHM 092, Fundamentals of Chemistry, or a grade of 77 or better in high school chemistry within 5 years of admission, or proficiency exam
  • Applicants must have completed a Nurse Aide I course at an accredited community college or technical school
    and have current certification.
  • Complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) at MCC.
    The TEAS is a multiple-choice test divided into four subsections: Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English.
  • Hold at least a GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Any previously taken chemistry, biology, or math/algebra course must be completed with at least a C
    within five years of application for admission to the nursing program.

If you are lacking any of these requirements, you must continue to the General Occupational Technology Pre-Nursing program of study located here.

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Have a question? Need help with your application? Get in touch with us!

Contact Matt Crump, Health Programs Admissions Advisor

828-765-7351 ext 1254






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