Nursing Overview for AAS-T Program

About the TCC Nursing Program 


Applying after Oct. 1, 2018?

The information on this page is for students who plan to apply to the nursing program June 1 - July 1, 2018, and to the LPN-RN Bridge Program, July 1 - Oct. 1, 2018. Planning to apply after these dates?


About the TCC Nursing Program

The TCC Nursing 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 Nursing Transfer Degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nursing.

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

LPN to RN Option
Licensed Practical Nurses desiring to become Registered Nurses may apply for advanced standing in the program once a year with a Winter quarter start. The LPN to RN coures are taught in a four-quarter sequence graduating in Fall.

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

Pre-Nursing Transfer Degree

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