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Associate in Science / 73 Credits
Take The Next Step
To request more information about this program, contact:
Nursing Program Office
Wayne Aguiran, Counselor
Phone: 808 984 3306
To request nursing student volunteers, contact:
Allied Health Student Volunteer Coordinator
Licensed Physician, State of Hawaii
Allied Health-UH Maui College
Student Nurse Volunteer Coordinator
How To Apply
Registration for the Nursing Program is restricted by the UH Board of Regents to Hawaii State residents unless there are insufficient in-state applicants (and we typically receive 85 -100 qualified in-state applicants for each application cycle). Please review https://maui.hawaii.edu/residency-requirements/ or contact the Registrar's Office to verify residency requirements before applying.
The online application system usually opens the Monday after Thanksgiving for a Fall start in the following year. Applications are due January 31st.
Application Preparation Toolbox
View a month-by-month schedule of courses, as well as descriptions for each.
View our current scholarship opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Explore opportunities, connect with employers, research resources.
The Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Graduates are deemed eligible by the State of Hawaiʻi Board of Nursing to take the Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse examination and apply for licensure in the State of Hawaiʻi. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) issues national, uniform requirements for licensure by exam or endorsement, renewals and reinstatement. These include proof of completion of an approved nursing education program, successful completion of the NCLEX exam, proficiency in English, and self-disclosure of misdemeanors, felonies and substance abuse.
However, each state’s Nursing Practice Act outlines its unique requirements. From state to state, license application fees, length of application process, renewal timelines and requirements, clinical hours served, continued education units (CEU), and temporary practice permits vary. Here is a link to certification and licensure information for all 50 States: https://nursinglicensemap.com/states/.
Nursing Program Information
- TEAS Preadmission testing info
- The science courses (i.e., Zoology 141 and 142 (4 credits-lecture and lab) and Microbiology 130(3 credit lecture) have a ten-year time limit, which must be completed within the last ten years prior to the application deadline. (Note: students do not have to repeat the lab course, i.e. Zool 141 and 142 may be repeated in the UH system online as 3 credit lecture classes only)
Mary Farmer, RN, MSN
Kathleen Hagan, MSN, APRN-BC, CNE
Van Ho, MSN, RN
Konstantina Rose, MSN, APRN-BC
Feliciana Sales, RN, MSN
Anne Scharnhorst, DNP, RN, CNE
Ruthie Clearwater, MSN, RN, CFRN, CCRN, CEN, TCRN
Olivia Li, EdD, MSN, RN
Kim Pickering, MSN, RN, CNE
Jackie Thomas, DNP, RN, CFRN, CEN
- Keoki Robello, Hale Makua
- Melissa Goueytes, Bayada Home Care
- Jeny Bissel, Dept. of Health
- Marian, Horikawa-Barth, MMMC
- Sarah Lane, MMMC
- Ian Igarta, MMMC
- Laura Reichhardt, Hawaii Center for Nursing
- Jill Riggs, RN, MSN, Kaiser Wailuku
- Monica Nickolas, RN, BSN, MPH, Kaiser Maui Lani
- Josephine Censer, Malama I Ke Ola
- Jennifer Pastiglione, Maui Medical Group
- Leslie Wilkins, Maui Economic Development Board
- Kelly Yokouchi, MHS