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The Associate of Sciences Degree Nursing Program is designed to prepare students for the licensure examination for registered nurses. The course of study includes both theory presentation and supervised clinical laboratory experience at affiliating healthcare agencies.
As a nursing student at HCC, you will practice in the Clinical Simulation Lab using high-fidelity simulation to allow you to experience real-world scenarios in a simulated environment. You will master all of the basic competencies necessary to practice as a registered nurse during this exciting time in healthcare.
(Licensure, completion and employment statistics)
Information for nursing students.
Pre-requisite courses and GPA calculation.
Points calculation for selection process.
Information on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) requirement.
Information on how to apply to the Nursing Program.
Non-academic standards and skills necessary for nursing.
Information on dual enrollment and the Associates-to-Bachelors (ATB) option.
Learning environment for nursing students.
Guide for nursing students.
Our local chapter of the Student Nurses' Association.
Information about joining the Nursing Honor Society and the benefits.
The Associate of Sciences Degree Nursing Program prepares students for the licensure examination for registered nurses.
Licensed Practical Nursing to Registered Nurse.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will occur primarily because of technological advancements, an increased emphasis on preventative care, and the large, aging baby-boomer population who will demand more healthcare services as they live longer and more active lives.
The median annual wage of registered nurses was $71,730 in May 2018.
The Associate of Sciences Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and accredited by:
The program provides opportunities to plan for career mobility through courses that articulate with baccalaureate nursing programs in the state of Maryland.
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