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SCC is one of the most affordable higher education options in Nebraska.
Welcome to the program! We have a new Admissions process for the class that will start in January 2018! That process is outlined in the following six links. Please open each link and read and follow the information. We look forward to your application. As you know, the demand for registered nurses continues to remain strong. Successfully complete our Associate Degree Nursing program and you'll be prepared for a rewarding nursing career in a variety of work settings.
Letter to Prospective StudentAdmission CriteriaTimelineAdmission ChecklistProgram Advising SheetCharacter Reference Form
SCC's program is available part-time or full-time, with two quarters of prerequisite courses and five full-time quarters of nursing core courses. It will 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 608 hours of clinical practice in various settings. An LPN-ADN option is available for the LPN.
Associate Degree Nursing Program Outcomes
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Program Admission Requirements:
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.
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 courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher with a GPA of 2.75 in science courses and a 2.5 GPA in general education courses before enrolling in Associate Degree Nursing (NURS) core courses. The math and science courses must have been completed within the last 5 years.
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 108.0
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.