Degree Type: Associate Degree
The Nursing Program educates individuals to become registered nurses at the associate degree level. It is designed to provide the foundation for further preparation in nursing and life-long learning.
The program prepares a nurse generalist for beginning professional practice using knowledge derived from the liberal arts, biological sciences, physical sciences, behavioral sciences, and nursing. Individuals will be prepared to practice in a variety of health care settings, and encouraged to continue personal and professional growth.
The program emphasizes excellent teaching with a commitment to student-faculty interaction. Individual talents, background experiences, perspectives, and insights are recognized and appreciated by faculty. Graduates will be eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).
The School of Nursing recognizes the education and experience of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses with an articulation model. LPN's/LVN's will be able to advance their education with minimal duplication of knowledge and skills. Eligible applicants will be admitted to the Accelerated LPN-RN Track. Graduates will earn the Associate of Science in Nursing degree and are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-RN.
Please see your advisor or University Catalog for more information.