Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) in Health Technology: Nursing Major
Nursing program graduates either take the National Council Licensure Examination to become a Registered Nurse (RN) or transfer to a 4-year school and earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.).
Nursing Program Overview
The program has two components, pre-clinical and clinical, with separate admissions requirements for both portions.
Pre-clinical students take general education courses (27 credits).
- Application cycle for fall 2017 is closed; fall 2018 application cycle begins July 2017.
- New Nursing Student Orientation June 26.
After completing pre-clinical coursework, students take a Nursing Entrance Test and apply for admission to the clinical portion of the program. Clinical students take 39 credits of nursing courses with hands-on clinical practice to prepare them to work with patients.
Nursing Program Resources
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The nursing program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463; telephone 804-367-4515/fax 804-527-4455 and accredited by the ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326; telephone 404-975-5000.