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.

Student Achievement Outcome Data

(Licensure, completion and employment statistics)

Nursing FAQ

Information for nursing students.

Nursing Pre-requisite worksheet

Pre-requisite courses and GPA calculation.

Selection Criteria

Points calculation for selection process.

TEAS Nursing Placement Testing

Information on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) requirement.

Apply to the Nursing Program

Information on how to apply to the Nursing Program.

Technical Standards for Nursing Students

Non-academic standards and skills necessary for nursing.

RN-BSN and Dual Enrollment

Information on dual enrollment and the Associates-to-Bachelors (ATB) option.

Clinical Simulation Lab (CSL) 

Learning environment for nursing students.

Nursing Student Handbook

Guide for nursing students.

HCC Student Nurses' Association (SNA)

Our local chapter of the Student Nurses' Association.

Nursing Honor Society

Information about joining the Nursing Honor Society and the benefits.

Registered Nursing Program Catalog

The Associate of Sciences Degree Nursing Program prepares students for the licensure examination for registered nurses.

LPN to RN Program Catalog

Licensed Practical Nursing to Registered Nurse.

Employment and Transfer Information

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:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

The program provides opportunities to plan for career mobility through courses that articulate with baccalaureate nursing programs in the state of Maryland.