Nursing (AAS), LPN Mobility Concentration

These instructions are for the Pre-Registration Screening for the CNM Nursing (AAS), LPN Mobility Concentration Program.


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Below are the requirements for completing the pre-registration screening form for the Nursing (AAS), LPN Mobility Concentration Program. Once you submit the form and are approved, you will be given permission to register for the program.


  • Minimum Cumulative GPA for General Coursework: 2.0
  • Calculated GPA for Prerequisite Courses: 2.75
  • Entrance Exam: None


Fall 2017

  • Screening Form Available: May 5, 2017
  • Screening Form Deadline: June 30, 2017

Spring 2018

  • Screening Form Available: August 4, 2017
  • Screening Form Deadline: September 29, 2017

Summer 2018

  • Screening Form Available: January 5, 2018
  • Screening Form Deadline: March 2, 2018

Fall 2018

  • Screening Form Available: May 4, 2018
  • Screening Form Deadline: July 6, 2018

Forms will open by 9 a.m. (MST) on the Available date.

Forms will close on the deadlines listed at 5 p.m. (MST).

Program Information

Required Coursework

  • AAS Mathematics Requirement  3-4 credit hour(s)
  • BIO 2110: Microbiology 3 credit hour(s)
  • BIO 2192: Microbiology Laboratory 1 credit hour(s)
  • BIO 2210: Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 credit hour(s)
  • BIO 2710: Pathophysiology I 3 credit hour(s)
  • PSY 1105: Introduction to Psychology 3 credit hour(s)
  • BIO 2310: Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 credit hour(s)
  • ENG 1101: College Writing 3 credit hour(s)
  • PSY 2220: Developmental Psychology 3 credit hour(s)

If the BIO 2711: Pathophysiology II course has not been satisfied at the time of screening, it will need to be completed during the first term following admission into the program.


Required courses for the Nursing (AAS), LPN Mobility Concentration Program are listed in the catalog.

If you are registered in required courses at CNM you will be considered "in progress." These courses must be on your CNM record with a final grade by the end of the term to be eligible to start the program. Courses also must be "in progress" at CNM.

Classes must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. If you do not complete these courses successfully you may lose your seat in the program.

If a course is completed with a grade of "CR" or "Credit", this is equivalent to a grade of "C"

Grade Point Average (GPA)

Calculated GPA: The CNM Nursing Program is required by the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) to enforce a calculated Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher. Calculated Grade Point Average refers to your GPA in a set of specific courses, in this case the courses listed under "Required Courses" in the CNM Catalog for the Nursing NMNEC Concentration. To calculate your GPA, please visit How to Calculate Your Entry GPA for Nursing.

Cumulative GPA: The CNM Nursing Program also required an overall GPA of 2.0 on all CNM courses. Your cumulative GPA is located at the bottom of your CNM Unofficial Transcript If you have completed less than 16 credit hours at CNM, cumulative GPAs from all other institutions for which you have submitted transcripts will be averaged into your CNM GPA. More information can be found under Grade Point Average (GPA) under Screening Criteria and Guidelines.


You must have a current, unrestricted New Mexico LPN license. You will be asked to provide your license number on your Pre-Registration Screening Form. You will need to confirm that your LPN license is current in the State of New Mexico.

Complete the Following Prior to Screening

  1. Enroll as a CNM student (if you are not already a CNM student). Visit the Registration & Application page.

  2. Receive CNM ID number and CNM email address. Check your email address to make sure it is functioning properly and contact Information Technology Services if you have questions.

  3. If you have attended other colleges/universities, have all transcripts sent to the CNM Records Office and allow time for processing. When evaluation is complete, you will receive an email showing how credits were evaluated.

  4. Check your record in myCNM to make sure the courses (the minimum required courses) are shown with the EXACT course numbers. If you took a similar course that did not transfer over exactly as the CNM required course number, complete an Appeal for Re-Evaluation of Arts and Science Credits Form and submit the form to the CNM Records Office. Course documentation must accompany this form as stated. If the request is approved, the transfer coursework will appear on your CNM transcript, which can be viewed through myCNM.

  5. Confirm that your LPN license is current in the State of New Mexico. You will need to enter your license number on your Pre-Registration Screening form.

Once you complete the form, you will be notified of your form status by CNM email and it is your responsibility to check your CNM account regularly. You will be notified of the date, time, and what courses to register for in the program. If you successfully register for the program, classes will begin in the upcoming term.

Attend Compliance Orientation

If you are successfully registered for the Nursing (AAS), LPN Mobility Concentration program, you must attend a Mandatory Compliance Orientation prior to starting the program. During this orientation specific information will be given regarding what is required for you to get ready for the clinical portion of this program. You will receive an email from with a deadline and a link to sign up for the orientation. For more information on the compliance requirements for this program please visit the Office of Verification and Compliance.

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