NOTE: The information on this page applies ONLY to students who plan to apply for the Nursing Program during the June 1 - July 1 2018 application period, and to LPN students who plan to apply by Oct. 1, 2018.
Planning to apply after July 1, 2018?
Nursing is an exciting career with a bright economic future. Nurses make up the largest health care profession in the United States. They work in a variety of settings, including clinics, hospitals, long term care facilities, and community centers. TCC has been successfully training registered nurses for many years.
At TCC, we offer quality education and produce competent, skilled nurses who excel in all facets of health care services. We are proud of our graduates. Learn about our program's mission and goals.
Wondering if nursing is right for you? Learn about the essential requirements of this responsible and rewarding career.
See a nursing overview to learn more about this program.
TCC's Nursing program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) formerly NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326.
Learn More about Nursing
In order to better assist students in understanding the nursing profession, and to understand the important steps in applying to the Nursing program, we expect prospective students to review the information in the packet below.
- LPN to RN Program information packet
Next LPN to RN application period July 1, 2018 - Oct. 1, 2018. Accepted students will start Winter 2019.
A Nursing Information Packet for all non-LPN to RN students will be available soon. Meanwhile, we invite you to bring your questions to a Nursing Information Session. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions
Please print out the parking permit for your session. You can park in any unmarked stall and place the pass in the front window on the driver's side of the car. Parking lot B, C and D are closest if you can find parking there. Directions to our campus and a campus map.PermitPermitPermitPermitPermit
|Nursing Program Information Sessions|
|8/29/18||3:30 pm - 5 pm||13||122||Permit|
|9/26/18||5 pm - 6:30 pm||13||122||Permit|
|10/23/18||3:30 pm - 5 pm||13||222||Permit|
|11/20/18||5 pm - 6:30 pm||13||122||Permit|
|12/19/18||9 am - 10:30 pm||13||122||Permit|
If you have questions about prerequisites and how courses transfer in please call and make an appointment with a pre-nursing advisor.
Advising Department 253-566-6091
Programs for the 2018 -19 Fall/Winter Quarters
Students admitted into the 2018 - 19 Fall/Winter classes will complete the AAS-T Nursing Degree, the 2-year Nursing degree TCC currently offers.
The application for Fall/Winter 2018-19 will be open June 1-July 1, 2018. During this application cycle, prospective students will be applying for the AAS-T degree program.
Curriculum and costs for AAS-T Degree.
Winter 2019 LPN to RN Students
Students admitted into the LPN to RN Bridge program for Winter 2019 will complete the AAS-T Nursing Degree. The first LPN-RN Bridge Program class to complete the new DTA/MRP degree begins in 2020. For more information, see the LPN to RN program packet.
Nursing program data for 2017
Graduate and Employer Satisfaction
Employers are highly satisfied with TCC nursing program graduates.