Admission Step Process for LPN-RN Program

Applicants considering this program option should follow the guidelines provided below in each step of the application process. Applicants are responsible to complete the steps as outlined in order to meet eligibility requirements. Failure to submit required documents by deadline dates will not be considered for admission.

Step 1

 

GENERAL ADMISSION

PHASE ONE

Complete the application form and return it to the Admission Office. Applying early is to the student’s advantage in setting up interest free payment plans for those who cannot pay in full before the beginning of every quarter.

Alternatively, apply online by filling out the registration form here. Please e-mail the completed forms to Admission office @ Liaison@richardhealthsystems.com and call (419) 534-2371 to apply for entrance exam.

PLEASE NOTE: This letter of admission to ‘RMA’ does not automatically enroll you or guarantee you a seat in the Nursing Program.

Step 2

PLACEMENT TESTING AND ADVISING
(This step is for students who have NO Prior College Credits)

·       Participate in testing, if necessary. Refer to for information.  **NOTE –  Applicants should schedule the placement exam by reaching out to the school by phone, email or through this website.  Please notify us if you are out of town when contacting, so we can assist you with arrangements.

After completing placement testing, you must speak with your academic advisor prior to enrolling in courses. Your advisor will be listed in the letter you receive from the Admission Office. The purpose of talking with your advisor is to assist you in registering for the appropriate courses and help answer any questions you may have.

 Application Review

Your application will be reviewed promptly and a determination will be made as soon as possible. Please, contact RMA at (419) 534-2371 if you have not received a response from Admission Office within three (3) business days.

RMA admits students of any race, color, sex, and national or ethnic origin.

    • BECAUSE OF THE RIGOROUS NATURE OF THE NURSING PROGRAM, THE NURSING FACULTY STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT ALL LPN EDUCATION COURSES BE COMPLETED BEFORE BEGINNING THE NURSING PROGRAM.
    • Basic functional computer ability is an expectation of the LPN-RN nursing program. 

Step 3

NURSING APPLICATION

**ALL Pre-requisites must be COMPLETED prior to the semester you are submitting your application for consideration to the online nursing program.** 

  • Apply for admission to the LPN-RN Online program.
    • You will need your Student ID and Email account to complete the LPN to RN Nursing program.
    • Applications must be submitted by the deadline date for the semester you are applying to commence the “LPN to RN Transitions Course.”
    • Applicants must be proficient in English and must clear Federal Background checks before being offered formal admission.
    • Drug screening may be required prior to entering clinical nursing courses.
    • You will receive a postcard verifying your application was received in the Program.
    • A separate letter from the Department of Nursing will be mailed upon evaluation of completed prerequisite criteria, including Entrance Exam Scores, to make an offer of conditional acceptance into the LPN-RN Online program.
    • Formal admission into the Nursing Program and clinical courses will be offered upon successful completion of the requirements listed above.

Step 4

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Submit all ‘Supporting Documents’ listed below by the application deadline of the semester you are applying for admission to the NURSING program.
Failure to submit these documents may adversely affect your application process.

 

Step 5

ENTRANCE EXAM TESTING

  • Admissions decisions are generally made within 6 weeks after the Entrance Exam testing phase has completed. Status letters will be mailed to all applicants at that time.
  •  All nursing program acceptances are provisional, contingent upon securing approved clinical sites and preceptors, successful completion of the LPN Transitions Bridge course, submission and clearance of background checks, and completion of a physical examination form that includes serum titers or vaccinations for communicable diseases.
  • Applications are not automatically rolled over to the next semester. If the applicant is not accepted, he or she may submit a new application for the next application cycle if eligible.
    • A current copy of a required CPR card, updated license verification, and an updated employer verification form need to be resubmitted. Students will need to reapply to the nursing program.
  • Retaking the Entrance Exam is not required if completed successfully on the first attempt. Applicants who do not receive the required score or feel they could improve their score may repeat the test one time in 4 months.
  • Applicants to the program may only take the entrance exam a total of two (2) times.