Achieve an associate degree in as few as 17 months*
Nursing (Degree) Mission Statement
The program provides students with the theoretical knowledge, hands-on laboratory instruction, clinical training in various settings, and professional attributes required to obtain entry-level positions in the field of nursing. The program prepares students to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses® (NCLEX-RN) and to the State Board of Nursing for licensure.
Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes
The program includes general education courses covering mathematics, written, verbal and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills in pharmacology, health assessment, mental health, therapeutic communication, and nursing care through the life-span and health-illness continuum.