How to apply to Nursing Assistant Certified

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Health Occupation Students

All students in health occupation programs are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19, including Nursing, Nursing Assistant Certified, Dental Hygiene, and Medical Laboratory Technology. Only medical exemptions will be reviewed and are not guaranteed acceptance by clinical facilities.

Admission Requirements


I-Best Option (NAC 103): Interested applicants will meet one-on-one with a specialist, who will guide them through the application process, identify tuition funding options, and assist them with placement testing, a criminal background check, and immunization paperwork. Contact Mary Lockman at or (206) 546-6930 to schedule a meeting.

No high school diploma is needed in order to enroll in this program.

Non-I-Best Option (NAC 105): Interested applicants contact Lori Cronin at or (206) 546-4707 for guidance with the application process, background check and immunization paperwork.

No high school diploma is needed in order to enroll in this program. A passing grade of 2.0 or higher in ONE of the following is needed:

  • Math 099 or higher (in-person or online) or placement in Math&141
  • English 101 (in-person or online)
  • 5 credit college-level Human Anatomy (in-person or online)
  • Other online college-level course

Submit transcripts to Lori Cronin at

Upcoming Information Sessions - Tuesdays at 3pm

Please attend one of our Zoom information sessions to learn more about Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) at Shoreline Community College.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Lockman at or (206) 380-2336.

To attend our information sessions, join us on Tuesdays at 3pm in our NAC Zoom Room