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New Applicants




1. Create an account

2. Login from email

3. Create Password

4. Save

5. Click on Nursing Tab

6. Apply for AM or PM session

7. Download 3 forms for references 

Updated Teacher Reference Letter.doc

8. Email reference letters to: or mail to 807 Mtn Rd NE  Abq, NM  87102

9. Apply before March 9, 2018

10. Testing at CEC on April 7


CEC Practical Nursing Program

The first step is for the applicant to apply to the nursing program. In the spring semester, CEC recruiters are at all of the comprehensive high schools during registration. The recruiters have ...more

Letter from the Nursing Director

Essential Functions Form

Immunization Form

Insurance Form

Physical Exam Form

Transportation Permission

Parent Student Agreement

Applicant Process

This page describes the application process for the Practical Nursing Program. There are requirements to get into the program. Students are evaluated using a 100 point rubric throughout the application process. Students earn points based on the rubric and the top 50 students are selected into the program; twenty-five students in session one and twenty-five students in session two.



All applicants need three letters of reference from their home high school Math, Science and English teachers.


Click for forms:  Updated Teacher Reference Letter.doc


CEC LPN Nursing Program Application