NURSING, ASN

Associate of Science in Nursing

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Program Information

Program:
Associate of Science in Nursing

College:
College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Department:
Associate Nursing

Details

Total Credit Hours: Generic - 71
LPN/RN - 60 + prerequisites

Completion:
Generic Option - 2 Years, full-time
LPN/RN Option- 9 months

Cost per credit hour: $327.75

Full-time Tuition: $3,933/semester

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Be A Nurse

This is an innovative, fast-paced, two-year program leading to an associate of science in nursing degree. The associate of science in nursing program prepares nurses to manage direct care to patients with commonly recurring illnesses in acute and long-term health care facilities.

The associate of science in nursing program prepares nurses to provide care to patients in the community with acute and chronic health care needs where policies and procedures reflect current nursing standards of care and practices.

 

Courses

As an ASN major, you will take classes such as:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing Clinicals
Student nurses work with simulated patient

Two Options

ASN Generic Option

The Associate of Science in Nursing Program prepares nurses to manage direct care to patients with commonly recurring illnesses in acute and long-term health care facilities. There is an optional externship program between the first and second years and a three-week preceptorship experience immediately prior to graduation. All graduates are eligible to take the licensing exam for registered nurses. Graduates of this program will have the educational foundation to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree through an advanced placement option for registered nurses.

LPN-to-RN ASN Advanced Placement Option

Designed for current Licensed Practical Nurses who wish to advance in their career to become a Registered Nurse. The Associate of Science in Nursing Program prepares nurses to manage direct care to patients with commonly recurring illnesses in acute and long-term health care facilities. The program of study includes a three-week preceptorship experience immediately prior to graduation. All graduates are eligible to take the licensing exam for registered nurses. Graduates of this program will have the educational foundation to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree through an advanced placement option for registered nurses.

Career Outlook

$77,600

Median national salary for Registered Nurses according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.