Nursing Associate's Degree Programs

Nursing Associate’s Degree Programs

Career Options

  • Licenced Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Assistant

Expected Salary

$40,380

Job Growth

22%

These projections are estimates based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

As a graduate from an associate’s degree nursing program, you will have the necessary knowledge and competencies to provide care to patients, evaluate treatments, and to complete paperwork in a well written manner. When you finish an accredited nursing degree program, you will be able to then be able to grow within the nursing industry.

Nurses are extremely in demand at the moment but you must be prepared to consistently continue your education by developing skills, attitudes and ethical considerations that accompany this rewarding, yet challenging career.

Normally, there are two programs that lead to the associate’s degree of applied science in Nursing. The program, called ADN, tends to last a little less than two years online. This will prepare you to be able to practice as an RN (registered nurse). The ADN program does provide an advanced track for students who are LVNs (Licensed Vocational Nurses) already. The nursing classes that are requisites within this track can be finished only eleven months after beginning.

The associate’s degree in nursing curriculum program focuses on the clinical part of nursing in addition to the science and laboratory skills necessary for the completion of the degree.

You, as a nursing student, will have the chance to have a practicum in many different clinical settings such as health care clinics, geriatric facilities, hospitals and community organizations. You will spend about four to six hours in a classroom and about fourteen to sixteen hours a week within a practical setting such as a nursing home.

When you are finished with the curriculum and an exam at the end of your studies, you will be able to obtain the associate’s degree in applied science in Nursing and you can apply to take the National Council Licensure examination.

The opportunities that you will receive within and ADN program will include practical work within acute, community and critical care. You will also have the opportunity to practice on patients from diverse areas and have the chance to work with a faculty who is experienced and has a strong background in clinical studies. Make sure that your online program has good support services so that you can connect with them in the event of any problem. If you graduate from an ADN program, you may choose to transfer some of those credits to a BA degree. This is always an advantageous choice because of the opportunities afforded to Bachelor’s degree graduates.

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Lincoln Tech

Since 1946, Lincoln Tech has been helping students achieve professional success through personalized career support and hands-on, job-specific education. Our in-depth training programs are designed to meet the changing needs of today’s tough job market, and cover a variety of fields, including: Health Sciences, Information Technology, Spa & Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, Welding, HVAC and Electrical.

What sets Lincoln Tech apart from other schools? Quite a few things, actually; our training programs emphasize experiential, interactive learning activities – that means you’ll do the job before you take the job. Plus, our Certificate, Diploma and Associate degree programs are designed to accelerate your entry into the job market by offering a shorter length of training, so you may be earning valuable on-the-job experience before many of your peers do.

But our strengths go beyond that. Our Lincoln instructors possess a combination of seasoned teaching skills, subject matter expertise and real world experience. Plus, we’ve built working partnerships with important industry contacts in your area. So when you graduate, we’ll help you find a good position and start your career off right.

When it comes to choosing a post-secondary educational institution, keep this in mind: our dedication to your success sets us apart from the competition – and the specialized, career-focused training you’ll receive at Lincoln will set you apart from yours. Lincoln Tech offers flexible daytime and evening programs to accommodate your busy schedule. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and Career Placement assistance is available upon graduation.

Campus
  • New Britain
  • Lincoln
  • Moorestown
  • Shelton
  • Paramus
  • Allentown
Programs
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Medical Assistant

College of Westchester

Since 1915, The College of Westchester (CW) has focused on the career success of its students. CW’s academic programs are carefully designed to provide the skills and competencies most desired by employers. Our campus environment is highly personal and our culture centers on service to students. CW faculty is selected based on experience, credentials and a caring attitude to bring real world knowledge to the classroom. The College’s technologies and web-enhanced learning tools give students anywhere, anytime connectivity to courses, professors, classmates and services. The College of Westchester offers an exceptional experience that can lead to a lifetime of achievement and success.

Campus
  • White Plains
Programs
  • Medical Assistant Management - Associate

Keiser University

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.

At Keiser University, you will find a warm, friendly community with faculty and staff truly committed to your success. Our small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where you can excel. Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or to advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs.
h3. Keiser University Advantage

  • Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programs
  • Day, Evening, and Online Classes
  • Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify
  • Job Placement Assistance Available
  • Military-friendly, scholarships for qualified active duty personnel, Veterans, and dependants. Yellow Ribbon program participant, approved for Veterans training
    Programs and delivery format vary by campus. Courses are subject to change.

Keiser University’s programs and curriculum remain in-line with technology and workforce trends, helping you develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today’s job market. Our career-focused programs make it possible for you to graduate in less time than you may think.

Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university.

Campus
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Clearwater
  • Orlando
  • Lakeland
  • Pembroke Pines
  • New Port Richey
  • Ft. Myers
  • Tallahassee
  • Miami
  • Tampa
  • Jacksonville
  • West Palm Beach
  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • Daytona Beach
Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (Hybrid)
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

Platt College

Find out where the future can take you with an outstanding college education. At Platt College, you’ll find the career-specific programs and training for the careers you really want. Come explore a variety of career paths that fit your lifestyle in a positive learning environment that combines real-world experience with small, private college instruction. Classes are conveniently scheduled during morning or evening hours to work around outside employment commitments. For working adults, Platt’s curriculum offers a way to continue earning a living while studying for a new career.

Campus
  • Los Angeles
  • Riverside
  • Ontario
  • Anaheim
Programs
  • Associate of Science in Vocational Nursing (LVN)
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

College of Health Care Professions

Change your career! Change your life!

The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

Our programs are focused and centered on empowering you with the skills you need to enter the expanding and rewarding Health Care Industry. Learn only what you need to gain employment in your particular field, so you can get certified and enter the job market faster.

  • Dental Assistant
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing – Health Information Technology

*Some programs may only be offered at certain locations.

The College of Health Care Professions also features:

  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • Job placement assistance to graduates
  • Tutorials for all programs
  • Convenient day and evening classes
  • Four convenient locations
  • Friendly customer service oriented staff

If you’re ready to forge a new direction in your life with better career options in the rewarding Health Care Industry, don’t hesitate to find out more about The College of Health Care Professions today!

College of Heath Care Professions is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission – Career Schools and Colleges. Authorized by the United States Department of Education for participation in the certain Title IV. HEA programs (Pell Grant Program and Federal Direct Student Loan Program). Regulated by the Texas Department of State Health Services for LMRT and Massage Program. AN approved vendor of the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). A provider of educational training for the Workforce Investment Act. Approved by Veterans Affairs to train eligible veterans.

The College of Health Care Professions – Austin
6330 East Highway 290, Ste 180
Austin, TX 78723

The College of Health Care Professions – Dallas
8390 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75243

The College of Health Care Professions – Fort Worth
4248 North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76137

The College of Health Care Professions – Houston Northwest
240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
Houston, TX 77092

The College of Health Care Professions – Houston Southwest
One Arena Place
7322 Southwest Freeway Suite 110
Houston, TX 77074

The College of Health Care Professions – McAllen
1917 Nolana Ave
Ste 100
McAllen, TX 78504

The College of Health Care Professions – San Antonio
4738 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229

The College of Health Care Professions is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) for both degree and non-degree programs.

Campus
  • Northwest San Antonio
  • Austin
Programs
  • Medical Assistant-Certificate

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