For most current information about Nursing program admission and curriculum, visit the UH Maui College website at http://maui.hawaii.edu/nursing.
UHMC is part of a Hawaii Statewide Nursing Curriculum. The HSNC curriculum provides three exit options: Practical Nurse (PN), Associate in Science Registered Nurse (RN), and the Bachelor of Science Registered Nurse (BSN). BSN is awarded from UH Manoa. Students admitted to the HSNC who successfully complete required courses will be admitted to the fourth year UH Manoa Bachelor of Science courses, offered on Maui.
Health care students are required to complete University prescribed academic requirements that involve clinical practice in a University affiliated health care facility setting with no substitution allowable. Failure of students to complete the prescribed clinical practice shall be deemed as not satisfying academic program requirements. It is the responsibility of students to satisfactorily complete affiliated health care facility background checks and drug testing requirements in accordance with procedures and timelines as prescribed by the affiliated health care facility. Per the UH Board of Regents policy, priority for admission is given to fully qualified State of Hawaii residents as determined by the registrar for tuition purposes.
• Practical Nurse – Certificate of Achievement (CA): PN graduates with the CA are prepared to work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in hospitals, extended care facilities, private nursing agencies, home health agencies, clinics, and physician offices.
• Registered Nurse – Associate in Science Degree (AS): RN graduates with the AS degree are prepared for beginning level positions in hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, physician offices, private nursing agencies, and home health agencies.
• Registered Nurse – Bachelor of Science Degree (BS): RN graduates with a BS degree are prepared as generalist professional nurses to deliver care in […]