Program offered at the Somerset and Laurel Campuses.
Coursework in this program is presented in a daytime format; however, there may be occasional evening clinical experiences. The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares graduates to use their skill and knowledge to fulfill the role of the nurse: enhance human flourishing, demonstrate sound nursing judgment, continually develop professional identity, and possess a spirit of inquiry to improve the quality of patient care. Encompassed within these roles are the core components of context and environment, knowledge and science, personal/professional development, quality and safety, relationship-centered care, and teamwork. These core components are introduced, developed and built upon through the curriculum. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum is organized around a clearly defined conceptual framework and combines general education and nursing courses. The nursing courses correlate classroom and clinical instruction in a variety of community agencies.
Program admits one time per year for the fall semester (Somerset) and the spring semester (Laurel).
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You can now participate in the online pre-admission conference.
After viewing the online pre-admission conference, a student will print off the Program Application (two pages) and the Statement of Program Requirements to be submitted by the appropriate programs’ application deadline.
If a student applied to the program or attended a pre-admission conference in the past, the student must still view the online pre-admission conference and submit all required application materials by the appropriate application deadline.
Materials may be submitted to the Program Coordinator or the Division Administrative Assistants.
The following materials must be submitted to the Admissions/Records office by March 1 for the Somerset program and by July 1 for the Laurel program:
Upon admission to the program, the student must submit the following:
The Somerset Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
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