Associate Degree 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.

ACEN Student Achievement Outcome Data

Time frame: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015

Associate Degree in Nursing
Licensure Pass Rate (NCLEX-RN) 93%
Students’ Completion 47%
Job Placement 89%

Curriculum Courses by Semester

Associate Degree Nursing and Advanced Standing Alternative (A45110)

2014-2016 Nursing Student Manual

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2015-2017 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. image of group shot of nursing studentsStudents 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.

ACEN Student Achievement Outcome Data

Time frame: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015

Practical Nursing
Licensure Pass Rate (NCLEX-PN) 100%
Students’ Completion 62%
Job Placement 87%

Curriculum Courses by Semester

Practical Nursing (D45660)

2015-2017 Nursing Student Manual

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Gainful Employment Report

Practical Nursing

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