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Associates Degree in Nursing

The Associate Degree Program in Nursing (ADN) is a four-semester program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). It is designed to prepare qualified men & women to practice nursing in entry-level positions. Upon completion of the program, the student is awarded an AS Degree in Nursing & is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). Opportunities are provided for advanced placement, transfer and challenge exam credit.

The Associate Degree Nurse is prepared to coordinate, plan & provide nursing care in hospitals & community settings. The Registered Nurse assists patients with personal care, provides teaching & counseling to prevent illness and promote health, performs specialized treatments, & administers medications. Registered Nurses function as team leaders & direct the care provided by Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), nursing assistants (aides), as well as unlicensed health-care workers.

Catalog Information

ADN Program Information Sheet

ADN Application period for Spring 2023 is now closed.

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Accreditation

The Associates Degree in Nursing Program is approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.  The mailing address and contact number is:

Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA. 94244-2100
(916) 322-3350

Additional information regarding approval, including the process to file complaints, can be found at: www.rn.ca.gov