PN Application Process

PN Application (Click link to access PN Application page)

Ben Franklin application (click here to access the Ben Franklin Career Center application)

 2021-22 TEAS Prep  You must pre-register for TEAS test dates by calling the school and paying the fee under the Financial Aid tab, online payment center, TEAS test (at least one week prior). Scheduled TEAS tests through 4/6/22 will be conducted at Garnet Career Center. Email: [email protected] with any questions.

Program Costs Costs for the 22-23 Practical Nursing class are not yet finalized. Costs will be approximately the same as 21-22 but may be adjusted due to price fluctuations for books , uniforms, supplies, etc.

PN PROGRAM 2022-2023

** All 2022-23 start dates, orientation dates, and virtual learning dates are pending approval of KCS 2022-23 calendar in Spring of '22

When:  Program start date: Tentative- July 13th/14th

 Orientation week of July 11, 2022 (mandatory attendance); Pending  distance learning assignments before first day of  in-person class with some mandatory in-person classes scheduled

When: TBD (first day of in-person class for 22-23) 

Graduation: June 8, 2023 (Tentative)
What time: Daily from 8:00 – 3:00
Applications accepted: Until Sept. 9, 2021- May 1, 2022
Deadline to register: May 1, 2022

The dates listed above are subject to approval by KCS Board of Education

Ben Franklin General Application 
PN Application

  Entrance test (see below)

OFFICIAL high school transcripts or GED/TASC equivalency
UNOFFICIAL copy of any prior college hours
Driver’s License or Photo ID
Proof of health insurance or waiver
Non-refundable $100.00 Application Fee
Non-refundable $70.00 TEAS test fee- For class that begins in July 2022
Agreement to submit to a drug screen and criminal background check


Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) will be administered starting December 2021. This test measures the content areas of reading, math, science, English and language usage. To register for this test you must pre-enroll at Garnet, create an account at the website and pay the $70.00 fee. This fee must be paid to Garnet Career Center no later than one week before the exam. Payment can be made in person, by mail on online. Further instructions on this process can be found on the “entrance test” tab. Remember your user name and password as you will use this to login to take the TEAS exam.

Applicants may choose to register for the free study/review sessions prior to sitting for the TEAS test. See the schedule for review classes attached.
Applications may be mailed, hand delivered, emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 304-348-6198. Upon completion of the PN program the student is eligible to sit for the WV State Licensing Board Exam for PN.

The mission of Garnet Career Center is to provide adult learners with 21st century educational opportunities necessary to attain their chosen professional and career goals.

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