Nursing R.N.

Associate in Science

Nursing RN

Nursing concepts and techniques, health assessment, pharmacology and nutrition

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Nursing program is a combination of general education and professional courses including lecture, laboratory and clinical education components. Graduates of the program are prepared to function as entry-level practitioners and are qualified to take the National Council for Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become licensed as registered nurses (RN). Clinical rotations scheduled in area hospitals and other medical centers are part of the program, so students will graduate with experience as well as theoretical knowledge.

Student Outcomes

2014-15 A.S. in Nursing Program Outcomes:

Completion/Graduation Rates: 83.5%

Employer Satisfaction Rates: 98%

Graduate Satisfaction Rates: 87%

NCLEX-RN Passage Rates: 81%

Job Placement Rates: 96%



Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA, 30326
(404) 975-5000.

Industry Associations

Program Code: 2330

72 Credits

Selective Access

School of Health, Education and Human Services
Start Term

Fall, Summer, Spring

May 15, Feb 15, Sept 15
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.



(904) 766-6690


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Program Fact Sheet
Academic Degree Plan
Associate in Science in Nursing Spring 2019 Application (002)
Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

Upon program completion, students will be prepared to become a professional registered nurse. This A.S. degree program also articulates into a bachelor’s degree program. Students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree will need additional prerequisites.


Career Opportunities

Graduates will qualify as entry-level registered nurses in multi-variant settings as members of the health care profession upon passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Nurses can work in small or large medical groups, fly with trauma center helicopters or travel with humanitarian or first-response teams.

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