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Health Sciences

Associate Degree Nursing

Career Description

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.  Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Career Information

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Our graduates obtain entry level to advanced level jobs in a variety of positions.


Entry Hourly Wage: $20.32 (Information Source:

Entry Hourly Wage: $22.35 (Information Source: NCWorksOnline)

Program Requirements

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is a 75-credit hour program. There is a basic core of 48 credit hours. The program also consists of 27 general education credit hours.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Highly motivated to provide quality patient care to a diverse population, a strong sense of ethical behavior, ability to work well with others and effective oral and written communication skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Associate Degree Nursing Program, contact Eva Meekins, Program Director, at 910-272-3398 or