Nursing AAS-T Degree

Two year Associate of Applied Science degree. Offered through winter quarter 2019. 



NOTE: The information on this page applies ONLY to LPN to RN Bridge Program students who plan to apply by Oct. 1, 2018. 

Planning to apply after Oct. 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 values

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. 

Program Accreditation 

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. 

Winter 2019 LPN to RN Bridge Program 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. The 2020 LPN to RN Bridge Program Packet will be coming soon.

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.

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.

Nursing Program Information Sessions
Date Time Bldg. Room Parking
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

Nursing program data for 2017

91.18% NCLEX pass rate for 2017 
90% Program completion rate for generic nursing students


92% Program completion rate for LPN students


Graduate and Employer Satisfaction 

Employers are highly satisfied with TCC nursing program graduates. 

81% of 2017 survey respondents were employed as an RN.
88% of 2017 survey respondents felt that the program prepared them to be an RN. 
100% of 2017 employer survey respondents are extremely satisfied to satisfied with the TCC graduate.

 Additional information


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