Robeson Community College

Associate Degree Nursing

RCC’s Associate Degree Nursing Program Ranks #2 in North Carolina

UNCP and RCC Create Pathway for LPNs and Paramedics

The Robeson Community College Associate Degree Nursing holds pre-accreditation
status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education
Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS) – A45110

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.

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.

SouthCentral RIBN Collaborative

RIBN is a partnership between Robeson Community College (RCC) and UNC Pembroke (UNCP) that utilizes a four-year shared curriculum pathway for students to achieve a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) at the beginning of their nursing careers. This program offers an affordable and accessible option for obtaining a baccalaureate degree while remaining in one’s home community; a longer career with increased earnings and career options; and increased educational opportunities for graduate education at the masters and doctoral levels.

RIBN Prospective Students Guide

Program Contact

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