Welcome 2015 PN Cycle. If you have not registered for the 2015 spring semester, please pick up a registration form from the Allied Health Department. 
 Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 cycle. Students who are expected to complete all general education requirements by the end of the 2015 fall semester are welcome to apply!


Program Description
The Certificate in Pre-Nursing prepares students to be academically ready to enter the Certificate in Practical Nursing Program.
Career Opportunities
The GCC Pre-Nursing Certificate prepares students to enter the Certificate in Practical Nursing Program. Graduates of the PN program are prepare to take their NCLEX exam and work in a hospital under the supervision of a registered nurse, or in a clinical setting under the supervision of a physician.

The GCC Advantage
The advantage of earning a certificate from Guam Community College is that the faculty, staff and administrators take to heart its mission - "to be a leader in career and technical workforce development by providing the highest quality education and job training in Micronesia."
Our instructors care about and want their students to succeed. Often, they will spend the extra time to make sure a concept is clear, and that students understand the practical, real-life applications of the classroom concepts they are learning. Also, GCC's partnerships with over 100 businesses ensure that what is taught in the classroom corresponds with what businesses need GCC graduates to know when they become employees. These partnerships include internships and apprenticeships that often lead to sustainable jobs and careers in our island’s workforce.                                                                                                                                                                     
Academic Advising
All students who declare a major are assigned an Academic Advisor. Students are strongly urged to visit your advisor, who can help you draft an educational plan with course sequencing that meets your personal, academic, and career goals.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Practical Nursing program, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire knowledge of general education and related technical requirements necessary to be successful in the more advanced nursing courses.
  2. Demonstrate more understanding of the upcoming Nursing (NU) classes that they will take in the Certificate for Practical Nursing program by being able to extrapolate and apply knowledge received during these classes.

Contact Information

Location: Anthony A. Leon Guerrero Allied Health Center, 2nd Floor
Dorothy Lou Manglona, RN, BSN, MSN
, Department Chair
Tamara Therese Hiura, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 671.735.5632
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