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Welcome to the Associate Degree Nursing Program

The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program prepares students with entry-level skills and knowledge to practice in the role of a Registered Nurse in a variety of health care settings. Graduates receive the Associate of Science Degree in Nursing and are prepared to take the NCLEX-RN (state licensing examination) to obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California. The program consists of four semesters (two academic years) of nursing course work after completion of program prerequisite courses and selection into the program.

Effective FALL 2016 - Admission Criteria to the ADN Program will be changing. Please review the "Admission Changes Starting FALL 2016" link below.                                       
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New BlueAdmission Changes Starting FALL 2016  

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program application period for FALL 2016 is now closed. If you have questions regarding your application please e-mail

The application for the Spring 2017 semester is expected to open in September 2016.
                **Application dates are subject to change**                                                                      

For Fall 2016 ADN applications
EITHER FCS 006 Nutrition OR HS 019/FCS 019 Human Development
will be accepted as a prerequisite.

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What's It Like To Be A Registered Nurse?

A career as a Registered Nurse can be rewarding, flexible, and challenging. The majority of RNs work in acute care, providing direct care to patients with a variety of medical conditions. You should have a fairly good aptitude for math and science, good communication skills, and be comfortable working closely with people. Registered Nurses find work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, schools, insurance companies, and other healthcare environments. 


The Associate in Science Degree in Nursing is approved
and accredited by the
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326,
phone: (404) 975-5000
fax: (404) 975-5020

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