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    92% Employment/Transfer rate
    That’s right! Ninety-two percent of SCC’s Associate of Nursing graduates found work or continued their education.
    Graduate Report
    Associate Degree Nursing
    92% Employment/Transfer rate
    That’s right! Ninety-two percent of SCC’s Associate of Nursing graduates found work or continued their education.
    Graduate Report
    Associate Degree Nursing
    92% Employment/Transfer rate
    That’s right! Ninety-two percent of SCC’s Associate of Nursing graduates found work or continued their education.
    Graduate Report
     

Associate Degree Nursing

  •  Estimated Cost: $11,165

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Beatrice / Lincoln

    Start Term(s): Traditional ADN: Fall/Spring
    LPN to ADN Option: Summer

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program will prepare students for entry-level practice as a nurse. Upon successful completion of the Associate of Applied Science in Associate Degree Nursing, the graduate will be able to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). After successful completion of this exam, the graduate will be a registered nurse and can work in a variety of healthcare settings including, hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, rehabilitation centers, physicians’ offices and urgent care clinics, long-term care and home health care agencies, among other areas. Our intensive curriculum prepares learners to excel in nursing core courses and to practice with competence, confidence and compassion.

    Our LPN to RN program option helps qualified students gain the additional skills and knowledge to sit for the NCLEX-RN® certification exam and advance from LPN to RN.

    Virtual Nursing Information Session p.m.
    Click the button below to sign up to attend a Nursing Information Session.
    SCC Nursing Information

    If you have difficulties signing up for a Nursing Information Session, please contact healthsciences@southeast.edu

    Nursing is a great field to go into-it’s currently in high demand, it pays well, and society will always need nurses. How do you know if nursing is a good fit for you? To be both successful and happy in nursing, it helps to have certain personal characteristics and attributes. Here is a closer look at the qualities that make a good nurse.

    • Compassionate/Empathic
    • Excellent Communication Skills (both verbal and written)
    • Ability to Work in Stressful Situation
    • Attentive to Details/Observant
    • Emotional Strength/ Stability
    • Good Organizational Skills
    • Flexible
    • Non-Judgmental
    • Effective Interpersonal Skills/Team-player
    • Desire to Learn
    • Critical Thinking
    • Integrity

    ADN Traditional Option

    START HERE: Please follow the steps on the ADN Get Started Checklist to complete the program application process.

    LPN-to-ADN Option

    Please note: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Advanced Standing is available for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active license and are seeking an RN degree. Please contact the Admissions Office for specific program information.

    START HERE: Please follow the steps on the LPN-ADN Option Get Started Checklist to complete the program application process.

    Your career outlook is bright as employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 15 percent between 2016-2026. Nursing positions are readily available in diverse communities across Nebraska and the United States. Most graduates are hired into an acute care specialty at hospitals, clinics, offices and long-term care facilities. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $54,160. Career options include work in a variety of healthcare settings including, hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, rehabilitation centers, physicians’ offices and urgent care clinics, long-term care and home health care agencies and many other facilities that require the expertise of a Registered Nurse.

    The Associate Degree Nursing program at Southeast Community College located in Lincoln, NE is approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing
    Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
    301 Centennial Mall South, 1st floor
    Lincoln NE 68508
    402-471-4376

    ACEN-Seal-Color-Web_144The Associate Degree Nursing program at Southeast Community College located in Lincoln, NE is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-975-5000

    The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

    States where licensure or certification requirements are met by this program’s curriculum – Nebraska.

    No determination has been made for any other State as to whether the program’s curriculum does or does not meet licensure or certification requirements.

    If a student from a state outside of Nebraska is interested in this program, state licensure will be investigated.

    Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN exam. Nebraska belongs to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) compact. Any student passing the NCLEX-RN exam in Nebraska may also practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in any of the other compact States without reapplying for a license in that state. Click on the following link to access all compact states: https://www.ncsbn.org/compacts.htm

    Tonya R. Maloy, Program Director, MSN, RN
    402-437-2730
    tmaloy@southeast.edu

    Courtney Ehmke, MSN, RN
    402-437-2733
    cehmke@southeast.edu

    Katie Kinnet, BSN, RN
    402-437-2881
    kkinnet@southeast.edu

    Kellie Long EdD, RN
    402-437-2734
    klong@southeast.edu

    Melinda Martinson MSN, RN
    402-437-2736
    mmartinson@southeast.edu

    Kim Nash, MSN, RN
    402-437-2661
    knash@southeast.edu

    Jodi Nelson, MSN, RN
    402-437-2770
    jnelson@southeast.edu

    Dalene Walker, MSN, RN
    402-437-2820
    dwalker@southeast.edu

    Shereen Young, MSN, RN
    402-437-2735
    syoung@southeast.edu

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