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Overview

Associate Degree Nursing Program

The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program prepares the student for a career as a Registered Nurse. Upon satisfactory completion of the curriculum, the student is awarded an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nursing.

Full-Time Option
The full-time nursing courses are taught in a six-quarter sequence over a two-year period, excluding summers. The student in this option will complete theory and clinical courses each quarter. This is a good option for those students who work less than 20 hours per week. Entry into the full-time program occurs in fall, winter and spring quarters.

Part-Time Option
The part-time option takes 11 quarters to complete and typically requires a two-day per week commitment to class or clinical. These days and times vary each quarter. Students attend theory classes one quarter, followed by the clinical portion the next quarter. Part-time students do attend classes during summer quarter in addition to the usual academic year. Entry to the part-time program occurs only once a year in spring quarter.

LPN to RN Program

Licensed Practical Nurses desiring to become Registered Nurses may apply for advanced standing in the program once a year with a summer quarter start. The next admission period for LPN's will be Summer 2015.

This program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, P: 404.975.5000, F: 404.975.5020

Nursing Transfer Degree

A graduate who has completed the Associate Degree in Nursing may articulate into a bachelor's degree program at a 4-year institution.

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