Associate Degree Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual.  Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).   Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial and community health facilities.
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Please click on the Program Requirements for an extensive question and answer section. Be sure to read through this information before calling with questions about the program.

You must apply to the college before applying to the nursing program.


Thank you for your interest in the nursing program.

For questions about the nursing program, please contact Patricia Holevas at patricia.holevas@cpcc.edu.

This nursing program has full approval by the NC Board of Nursing.

North Carolina Board of Nursing
4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607

Phone: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461

This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

ACEN: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326