Two concentrations exist within the program for qualified students:
- Licensed Practical Nurse to ADN concentration
- Paramedic to ADN concentration
The associate degree in nursing program, Regional Campuses, reserves the right to initiate changes in the program as deemed necessary for maintaining quality nursing education.
As the largest health care occupation, registered nurses held about 2.5 million jobs in 2006. Hospitals employed the majority of RNs, with 59 percent of jobs. Other industries also employed large shares of workers. About 8 percent of jobs were in offices of physicians, 5 percent in home health care services, 5 percent in nursing care facilities, 4 percent in employment services, and 3 percent in outpatient care centers. The remainder worked mostly in government agencies, social assistance agencies, and educational services. About 21 percent of RNs worked part time.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Admission is open to anyone with a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Minimum 63 credit hours. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and in major.
PROGRAM FEE: None
ACCREDITATION: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree NE, Suite 500, Atlanta GA 30326, (404) 975-5000
See individual campuses.