Admission Step Process for 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 submit the admission requirements online. 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.

Follow the steps below to guide you through filling the RMA online application:

NOTE: By clicking the continue button, you will create your myCB account. You will access your account to manage your order and view your results. If you already have a myCB account, you will have the option to log in.

Step 2

PLACEMENT TESTING AND ADVISING

·         **  Applicants should schedule the placement exam by reaching out to the school by phone, email or through this website.  Please advise us if you are out of state applicant, so we can assist you with arrangements/accommodations.

After completing placement testing, you must speak with your admission office. 

 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 without any discrimination.

    • Basic functional computer ability is an expectation of the LPN-RN nursing program. 

Step 3

NURSING APPLICATION

  • Applications must be submitted by the deadline date for the semester you are applying to commence the LPN to RN transitions courses.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English.
  • Drug screening may be required prior to entering clinical nursing courses.

Formal admission letter into the Nursing Program and clinical courses will be offered upon successful completion of the requirements.

Step 4

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

ALL supporting documents should be submitted through the Richard Medical Academy Application Portal for your acceptance into RMA.

These includes:

    • Proof of licensure as a LPN in one of the 50 states in the US.
    • Official Practical Nurse Transcripts
    • Transcripts or Certificates of completion for prerequisite courses that must be less than seven (7) years include; College Math, English, Psychology, Sociology, and Microbiology or Proof of current enrollment in these courses prior to start of class.
    • Complete all prerequisites with a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0
    • Proof of Identification of the following:- Social security Card and Driver’s License or Government Issued ID
    • A proof of general drug test (ten panel immunoassay)
    • Current Immunization Record and Titers: TB (Mantoux – two (2x) steps series  or T-Spot or Chest X-Ray); MMR- two (2x) steps series ; Tetanus; Hep BV – three (3x) steps series ; Rubella and Varicella Titers.
    • Current Physical Examination
    • Active CPR and First Aid (must include: adult, child, and infant AED)
    • Successful completion of the RMA Entrance Exam.
    • Submit a completed Nursing Admission Application, including three (3) reference forms.
    • Attend a nursing information interview session.
    • Pass Background check (BCI & FBI).

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Step 5

ENTRANCE EXAM TESTING

  •  All nursing program acceptances are provisional, contingent upon securing approved clinical sites and 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 quarter. 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.
  • Applicants who do not receive the required score or feel they could improve their score may repeat the test.