Nursing

Join the Profession of Caring…Be a Nurse. The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients throughout their lifespans in a variety of settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, physician’s offices, industry, and community agencies. As a graduate of this program, you are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) that is required for practice as a Registered Nurse. Entry-level salary is approximately $45,000 annually. Preparation includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical practice related to the nurse’s role as a provider and manager of care in the discipline of nursing, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

nursing-01Credentials available: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing

Average Class Size: 40 – 50

Things to Consider: Demand for nurses is high and projected to increase in the future!

Additional Admission Requirements
Admission into this program is limited. For details on the process and criteria, visit the Allied Health Admissions Requirements page.

Degree Program Information
Associate Degree Nursing and Advanced Standing Alternative (A45110)

2011-2013 Nursing Student Manual
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Practical Nursing

Be a Nurse…Make a Difference. The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares you with the knowledge and skills you will need to provide nursing care to children and adults. groupshotStudents will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation and long-term care, home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices. The average entry-level salary is $32,000. Preparation includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical practice.

Credentials available: Diploma in Practical Nursing

Average Class Size: 15 – 20

Things to Consider: Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) that is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Demand for LPNs is high and projected to grow.

Additional Admission Requirements
Admission into this program is limited. For details on the process and criteria, visit the Allied Health Admissions Requirements page.

Diploma Program Information
Practical Nursing (D45660)

2011-2013 Nursing Student Manual
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Gainful Employment Report
Practical Nursing

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