nursing students in scrubs practicing setting up an IV

Greetings From the Nursing Program Director

Welcome to the Pierce College Nursing Program application process! Our program strives to allow applicants to demonstrate their academic and professional competence while expressing themselves as a candidate who models the compassionate and caring attributes required in the profession of nursing. We support prospective students in their endeavor toward becoming a professional Registered Nurse.

The Pierce College Nursing Program has established high standards for academic and professional success in order to contribute to the future of a safe and effective nursing workforce. We are also built upon a foundation of respect for individuals in our community. We strive for a diverse student cohort and believe in developing each student’s unique abilities.

Our commitment to quality nursing education and teaching excellence prepares learners to function successfully in an ever-changing healthcare environment. We are also proactive in designing a nursing education curriculum which prepares and encourages our Pierce College Nursing Program graduates to seek further education at a four year college or university and obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

To achieve these outcomes, our program entrance requirements and the application and selection processes are rigorous. Nursing can be a rewarding career choice, full of multiple opportunities for the future. The faculty and staff of the Pierce College Nursing Program support you in this endeavor and encourage you to ask questions or seek assistance if necessary throughout the application process.

Good luck to you in your future academic and professional pursuits!


Tiffany Smith Fromm, M.N., R.N.
Interim Nursing Program Director
Pierce College