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Associates Degree in Nursing

The Registered Nursing Program at Napa Valley College is also referred to as the Associate Degree Program in Nursing (ADN). This 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

Please click here for the ADN application

We will be accepting completed applications (by mail only) dated June 6, 2023- June 13, 2023.  Please click on the "Applicant Information" link on the navigation bar to the left for more application information.

After careful evaluation of applications, decisions will be made and applicants will be notified by email the week of September 11, 2023, of their status.


Contact Us

707-256-7600 or 




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: