Our Indianapolis Fall 2023 class is almost full, and we are starting to enroll for the Winter 2024 quarter, which begins in January. It could take 3 to 5 months to enroll based on when you inquire and start the admission process.
Our Practical Nursing program does not have any prerequisite classes needed prior to your acceptance. We do accept transferable credits. Your admissions representative will provide you this information when setting your appointment for an information session.
It takes as few as 12 months to complete the Practical Nursing Program.
For the daytime track: You will average 3 days a week for the duration of the program. Classes are scheduled between 8AM and 5PM. Clinicals can start as early as 7AM.
For the evening/weekend track: First term is 4 evenings per week. Classes are scheduled between 5:30PM and 10PM. Clinicals will start in the second term. Classes will drop to 3 evenings a week with clinicals on Saturdays. Clinicals can start as early as 7AM.
Please understand that this is a forecast of a schedule. It is not a set schedule. When you get closer to your start date, you will receive an exact schedule of class dates and times.
Admission requirements include:
- Must be a US citizen or have your green card with residency. (We cannot accept a work visa alone for acceptance)
- Must have a valid ID
- Must be able to provide proof of graduation from high school or GED. If you did not complete high school in the United States, you must have your transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator showing your degree is equivalent to the US. Your admissions representative will go over this in more detail.
- Successfully pass the HESI entrance exam requirements
- Complete a background check and take a drug screen with our approved vendor
Click here for the complete list of admission requirements in our student catalog.
The information session will give you a great overview of our Practical Nursing Program and how HCN can help you with your educational and career goals. You will get detailed information on our programs, requirements, cost, financial aid, and scheduling. It will give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear questions from others. Attending an information session will be your first step in the admission process. It will also give you the best head start with applying and scheduling your HESI exam.
Hondros College of Nursing is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools is recognized by the United States Department of Education.
The Hondros College of Nursing Practical Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.
Hondros College of Nursing’s Indianapolis (non-main) campus is authorized by the Indiana Board for Proprietary Education (IBPE), 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206.
For complete information about our accreditation and approvals, visit our website at https://www.hondros.edu/about/accreditation.html
Currently our Associate Degree in Nursing program is only approved at our Ohio campuses (located in Dayton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Toledo, and Akron). We do not have a timeline on when or if the ADN program will be approved in Indiana. We do have options for our Indiana PN graduates at the Ohio campuses for the ADN program. Your admission representative will talk to your more in detail about these options.
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