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Application Requirements

Application materials are due by or postmarked by the October 15 or the February 15 deadline of each year.

To apply to the CSI Practical Nursing program, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Apply to the College of Southern Idaho (to become a student and get a student ID number).

High school/college transcripts must be submitted to College of Southern Idaho, PO Box 1238, Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238 by the LPN program applicaiton deadline. This process could take several weeks.

*Acceptance to College does not guarantee placement to the program*

Step 2: Complete, print and turn in an application to the Licensed Practical Nursing program.

Step 3: The following must be submitted or postmarked by the application deadline in order to receive points on the score sheet:

  1. Application to Practical Nursing program;
  2. Copies of any of the following to the Health Sciences and Human Services Department, if applicable:
    • Current copy of CNA license (front and back),
    • Copy of health-related field credential (i.e. RT, EMT, Paramedic, ST, MA, etc.),
    • Documentation of health-related work.
    • Copy of your unoffical transcripts printed from your MyCSI.

application and copies of licenses may be turned in personally to the Health Sciences and Human Services main office or mailed to College of Southern Idaho, Health Sciences and Human Services Department, Attn: Tammy Pehrson, PO Box 1238, Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238.

Course Expiration: All required Math and Science courses must be taken within 5 years of the application deadline to count toward application scoresheet, program acceptance, and program completion.

The score sheet will only be used to rank applicants. There is no minimum score needed to apply. You will only receive points for documentation you provide.

Entrance Requirements

Step 1: You must be able to meet the mental and physical eligibility requirements.

Step 2: To start the 1st semester of the Practical Nursing courses, you must have successfully completed:

  • Pre-college level math course, if applicable, (MATH 025, MATH 099B, MATH 023, or MATH 043) or have a placement score into a general education math course.
  • A packet of information regarding the following requirements prior to starting the program will be sent to you upon acceptance:
    • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR card
    • Current immunizations
    • Current physical
    • Background check
    • Drug screen
    • Health Insurance

Contact Information and Location:
Contact Person: Tamara Pehrson
HSHS Building  121
315 Falls Avenue  PO Box 1238
Twin Falls,  ID  83303-1238
Phone:  208-732-6727 or 800-680-0274,  ext.  6727
Fax:  208-736-4743 (This is a shared fax. Please use a cover sheet.)
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