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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 Nursing Skills Lab and Simulation Center 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
You will have the opportunity to ask questions to the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, the Allied Health Academic Advisor, and the Transcript Evaluator. See Flyer.
Information for pre-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
Articulation and transfer information
Information on dual enrollment and the Associates-to-Bachelors (ATB) option
Learning environment for nursing students
Lab practice schedule for current nursing students
Important dates for nursing students
Guide for nursing students
Our local chapter of the Student Nursing Association
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, 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 $64,690 in May 2010.
The Associate of Sciences Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 - 404-975-5000. 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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