Nursing Nursing


FCC Nursing Programs


Frederick Community College offers two levels of nursing education. The Associate Degree (RN) Nursing Program and the LPN‐RN Transition Program are offered through academic programs. If you are interested in the Nursing Programs, you need to fill out an admissions application and take placement tests. Contact the Welcome Center at 301.846.2431 for information on applications and placement testing.


Essential Information for Prospective and Current Students



Admission to FCC’s nursing programs is competitive and priority is given to residents of Frederick County. Applications for admission to the nursing program should be completed by February 1 for the day option (LPN and fall RN programs) or September 15 for the evening/weekend option (spring RN program). This includes applying for admission to the college through the Admissions Office, completion of placement tests and arranging an interview with the Allied Health Advisor.



In addition to the Admissions requirements of Frederick Community College, the Nursing program has additional requirements for students who are interested in the program. Please review the important information that’s listed below as you pursue your academic and career goals.


Health Requirements



Other Requirements


Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

Criteria for Clinical Classes


Clinical Requirements

Math Testing

Nursing Student Handbook

Information Sessions


Graduation & Employment Outcomes

Contact Information