Associate's Degree Program in Nursing


Nursing is both an art and a science. Nursing requires compassion, clinical knowledge, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The curriculum in this program addresses nursing values, the nursing process, health promotion and maintenance, nursing roles, therapeutic communication skills and competent nursing care. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for and take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as a registered nurse. Graduates who successfully pass the NCLEX exam may pursue careers as registered nurses in a variety of health care settings.

Some of the Courses in the Program:

  • Nursing Roles I and II
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Clinical Nursing Concepts and Techniques I and II
  • Adult Nursing I and II
  • Gerontologic Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Maternal Child Nursing
  • Complex Care Nursing

Equipment used by Students in the Program:

Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to use the nursing laboratory and the following school equipment as required: computer systems, printers and other common computer peripherals. Please refer to the Student Equipment provision in the Online Course Information section of the school catalog for information relating to student equipment requirements for any distance education courses in this program that are taught online.

The Associate's degree program in Nursing is offered at the following campuses. Please select a campus to learn more about this program.