SCC's program is available part-time or full-time, to prepare you for a career as a registered nurse. The intensive curriculum contains math, chemistry, microbiology, anatomy, physiology, and other general education courses as an essential foundation for the nursing core courses.
All tuition, fees, books, required equipment, and related costs are the responsibility of the student.
SCC's ADN program is approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org.
Graduates have met the education eligibility requirement to take the National Council of State Board of Nursing Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses, which meets one requirement leading to state licensure as a Registered Nurse. The program provides nursing education with classroom, laboratory and 518 hours of clinical practice in various settings. An LPN-ADN option is available for the LPN. This option places the LPN into the ADN curriculum, giving credit to the LPN for previously completed course work. This program provides the LPN with additional classroom, laboratory and 383 hours of clinical practice in various settings.
Associate Degree Nursing Program Outcomes
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.
Spring - Full-time.Fall - Part-time.
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This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org; and approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.
All students must receive a minimum grade-point average of 2.75 in science courses and a grade point average of 2.5 in general education courses before enrolling in Associate Degree Nursing (NURS) core courses and to graduate.
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 72.0
Special Program Requirements
Graduates of the program receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. Students may take the NCLEX-RN, become registered nurses, and accept positions in hospitals, clinics and other clinical settings. Many go on to earn a bachelor's or master's degree at a four-year college or university. To determine which SCC courses will meet a specific four-year school's requirements, students should consult in advance with representatives from that institution.