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Health Sciences and Nursing Online Application

Are you ready to apply? 

  • Have you completed all program requirements by the deadline?
  • Have you requested evaluation of all applicable non-NOVA transcripts and
    verified the transfer credit is posted to your account?
  • Has the application period opened?
  • Do you know your myNOVA login? (Find your myNOVA login)
  • Do you have the required documents to attach to your application? (See Attachments Chart below)
  • If attaching TEAS scores, are they in the correct format? (How to Attach TEAS)
  • Do you have the Information Session Code for the application? (How to Find Codes)

Important Note regarding Attachments: All additional required documents must be attached to your application to apply. If you do not attach the required documents for your program, your application will go into an Incomplete Requirements queue. You will be notified that your application is incomplete. A link to your application and a deadline will be provided for you to go back and attach the required documents to move your application forward. Do not assume that these documents are already on file with the college even if they have previously been submitted. Applications that have not been corrected by the deadline will not move forward.

Attachments Chart

Some programs require additional documents. Use the Attach This File button on the Health Sciences & Nursing application to attach documents.

Program Application Attachments
Dental Assisting

Must attach high school transcript or diploma showing date of high school graduation or copy of GED

Note: International high school transcripts or diplomas must first be evaluated by an international evaluation agency such as IERF.org to determine United States high school equivalency.

Dental Hygiene Must attach copy of TEAS Test scores
Attach Chair-side Assisting Clinical Work Experience Form (if applicable)
Attach Dental Assisting Training Program Certificates (if applicable)
Attach Certified Dental Assistant Credential (DANB Certification - if applicable)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Must attach copy of TEAS Test scores
Attach copy of current RDMS, RDCS, or RVT sonography credential (if applicable)
Medical Laboratory Assisting

Must attach high school transcript or diploma showing date of high school graduation or copy of GED

Note: International high school transcripts or diplomas must first be evaluated by an international evaluation agency such as IERF.org to determine United States high school equivalency.
Nursing

Must attach copy of TEAS Test Scores (Waived for Spring 2022; Required for Fall 2022)

Must attach high school transcript showing completion of HS Algebra, HS biology, and HS chemistry with a C or better grade

Must attach high school transcript or diploma showing date of high school graduation or copy of GED

Note: International high school transcripts or diplomas must first be evaluated by an international evaluation agency such as IERF.org to determine United States high school equivalency.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Must attach OTA Program Observation Form or Attestation Form
Attach OTA Program Work Experience Form (if applicable)
Physical Therapist Assistant Must attach copy of TEAS scores including the score for the Anatomy and Physiology science section
Must attach Clinic Observation Form
Phlebotomy

Must attach high school transcript or diploma showing date of high school graduation or copy of GED

Note: International high school transcripts or diplomas must first be evaluated by an international evaluation agency such as IERF.org to determine United States high school equivalency.
Radiation Oncology ROC applications with all attachments must be mailed directly to Virginia Western Community College.
All other programs Only submit the online HSN application; no attachments required

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What happens after I submit my application?

  • Check your email for notification regarding your status
  • EMS Applicants: allow up to 10 business days
  • All other applicants: allow up to 8 weeks after the deadline

Are you having trouble with the online application?

  • Contact the IT Help Desk for password resets or assistance with myNOVA login issues
    • Note that it may take up to 48 hours after applying to the college for your student ID number to become active to submit a Health Sciences & Nursing Application.
  • View the HSN Application Frequently Asked Questions
  • Forgot an attachment? Click on the green "View Application" link at the bottom of your confirmation email to add a missing attachment.
  • For technical problems with the application, send an email to applymec@nvcc.edu. Include your name, student ID number, program, description of the problem or a screenshot so the issue can be tracked and investigated.

Please do not submit requests to ask about your application status to ApplyMEC. This slows down application processing for all programs. You may use the Student Comments field on the application if you need to communicate important information about your application. All applicants will receive a notification when the application has been processed.

Common Reasons for Incomplete Applications

  • Missing required course(s)
  • Not having the minimum grade required
  • Not having the minimum cumulative GPA required
  • Request for transfer credit evaluation not submitted in time
  • Missing required attachments to online HSN Application
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