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Nursing (ADN)

Associate of Applied Science

Get the comprehensive knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to begin working in this critical healthcare field.  By completing this program you will be well prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®) and become eligible to work as a registered nurse.

Length of program: 5-6 semesters.

Competitive Admissions Program: Students must meet the preparatory coursework and any other prerequisites and apply to the program. Only the most qualified students are admitted to the program. See Program Admissions, or a West Campus advisor for details. 

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Registered Nurse $71,755

Academic Options

Continue your studies by taking a bachelor’s degree in nursing at a university. Students entering this program who are interested in a BSN or MSN should consider Pima's Concurrent Enrollment programs.

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