Associate Degrees in Nursing Studies

The associate degree in nursing is an entry-level degree in the medical field. Students can become licensed as registered nurses after successfully completing this program. This degree opens the door to career positions in hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, and nursing homes. What is an associate degree in nursing? This is a degree that will equip students with the knowledge they need to be… Read more

The associate degree in nursing is an entry-level degree in the medical field. Students can become licensed as registered nurses after successfully completing this program. This degree opens the door to career positions in hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, and nursing homes.

What is an associate degree in nursing? This is a degree that will equip students with the knowledge they need to be professional nurses. Scholars will study a curriculum that includes chemistry, nutrition, anatomy, physiology, psychology, and microbiology. Hands-on experiences through supervised clinical opportunities in health care settings are also integral parts of a nursing degree program. Upon completion of this degree, students will usually be prepared to embark on the path to a rewarding medical career.

There are multiple reasons that students choose to earn associate degrees in nursing. Undergraduates are often individuals with excellent people skills who are interested in helping patients. This degree allows a graduate to become a vital professional who takes care of sick and injured patients in offices, hospitals, schools, camps, or private industries.

The cost of earning an associate degree in nursing varies depending on the length of program, school, and nation where the college is located. To get specific tuition fees, it’s advised to contact the admissions offices of schools being considered.

Nurses work in collaboration with doctors and under the supervision of nursing department directors. They may be assigned positions in specific units such as emergency rooms, outpatient clinics, intensive care units, maternity wards, or operating rooms. Graduates may become neonatal nurses and take care of newborns in delivery rooms and hospital nurseries. They may become general duty nurses, where they have a broad range of tasks such as taking vital signs, giving injections, recording progress and symptoms, and assisting surgeons in operating rooms.

There are many opportunities for earning an associate degree in nursing at schools around the globe. Internet classes offer flexibility for students to complete their degrees. To enroll in coursework, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read less
Westchester Community College
Valhalla, USA

The two-year Associate Degree in Nursing program (ADN) prepares students for entry into the field of professional nursing. Graduates are prepared to provide bedside and relate ... +

The two-year Associate Degree in Nursing program (ADN) prepares students for entry into the field of professional nursing. Graduates are prepared to provide bedside and related specialized nursing care in hospitals, homes, clinics, and long-term care facilities. Upon successful completion of the nursing program, graduates are eligible for licensure as Registered Professional Nurses. Advanced placement in the nursing curriculum is available for Licensed Practical Nurses. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
01 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, USA

The nursing profession is one of the largest in the healthcare industry. Currently, there is an acute shortage in the field of nursing that is anticipated to continue through ... +

The nursing profession is one of the largest in the healthcare industry. Currently, there is an acute shortage in the field of nursing that is anticipated to continue through 2020. Nurses are needed in all specialties. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
24 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Valencia College
Orlando, USA

The Nursing Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the nursing fiel ... +

The Nursing Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the nursing field. Due to the current shortage of skilled nurses, there are tremendous opportunities in nursing. Valencia’s nationally-accredited program is one of the best for preparing men and women for nursing careers, by connecting students directly to situations nurses face today. The program offers classroom curriculum together with real-life clinical experiences to help nurses build skills and confidence. Valencia’s Nursing program is limited-access, meaning that admission to the college does not imply acceptance to the Nursing program. Students must apply and be accepted to the program. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Exam to become a registered nurse (RN). -
Associate of Science
Full-time
3 years
English
06 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon
Levis, Canada

When our state of health requires it, the first professional we meet is usually a nurse. This person evaluates our state of health, decides on the procedure to follow in order ... +

When our state of health requires it, the first professional we meet is usually a nurse. This person evaluates our state of health, decides on the procedure to follow in order to obtain a diagnosis and a treatment; She also accompanies us throughout our journey to find health. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
3 years
French
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, USA

The Associate in Applied Science degree program in Nursing is a two-year Nursing curriculum offered to men and women of all ages including recent high school graduates, mature ... +

The Associate in Applied Science degree program in Nursing is a two-year Nursing curriculum offered to men and women of all ages including recent high school graduates, mature adults, and licensed practical nurses. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
22 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, USA

As a nurse, you make a difference in the lives of your patients. You plan, provide, and evaluate patient care. You act as a liaison between physicians, other healthcare worker ... +

As a nurse, you make a difference in the lives of your patients. You plan, provide, and evaluate patient care. You act as a liaison between physicians, other healthcare workers, and the patient. You also supervise other healthcare providers. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Henry Ford College
Detroit, USA

The HFC Nursing Program is designed to prepare graduates to be caring, compassionate nurses. It prepares individuals to work as entry-level registered nurses. HFC is the first ... +

The HFC Nursing Program is designed to prepare graduates to be caring, compassionate nurses. It prepares individuals to work as entry-level registered nurses. HFC is the first associate’s degree nursing program in Michigan, one of seven such programs in the nation. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, USA +1 More

Gateway Technical College’s Nursing associate degree program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing and includes classroom instruction and superv ... +

Gateway Technical College’s Nursing associate degree program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing and includes classroom instruction and supervised clinical experiences in local hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The degree program is offered at the Kenosha and Burlington Campuses but students can also take classes online. Courses include anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, psychology and other behavioral sciences. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Lorain County Community College
Elyria, USA

The associate degree nursing program prepares graduates to function as registered nurses in hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care agencies. Registered nurses promote ... +

The associate degree nursing program prepares graduates to function as registered nurses in hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care agencies. Registered nurses promote health for clients through hygienic care; teaching; assessment of body systems; implementation of the nursing process, including treatment modalities ordered by the physician; and rehabilitative care. Upon completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX examination for licensure as a registered nurse. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
5 semesters
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City, USA

Associate Degree Nursing is designed to prepare men and women for general staff registered nursing positions which involve direct care of patients. There are two routes of ent ... +

Associate Degree Nursing is designed to prepare men and women for general staff registered nursing positions which involve direct care of patients. There are two routes of entry into the program: one for beginning students and one for Licensed Practical Nurses. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
5 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
American National University
Pikeville, USA

Our Associate Degree in Nursing is designed to provide you the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of healthcare settings, whether it is nursing in the community, health ... +

Our Associate Degree in Nursing is designed to provide you the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of healthcare settings, whether it is nursing in the community, health information, or education. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
99 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Park University
Parkville, USA +1 More

This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences, and humanities to fit the ... +

This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences, and humanities to fit their personal interests. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
18 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Northwest College
Powell, USA

Welcome to Northwest College's Nursing Program. We offer several programs to students interested in nursing as a career.

Welcome to Northwest College's Nursing Program. We offer several programs to students interested in nursing as a career. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Southern Technical College
Fort Myers, USA +1 More

Today’s nurses play a crucial role in the healthcare system. People in need of medical attention rely on nurses not only for their extensive nursing knowledge, but also for th ... +

Today’s nurses play a crucial role in the healthcare system. People in need of medical attention rely on nurses not only for their extensive nursing knowledge, but also for their support and caring nature. If you have a natural inclination to help others and a desire to work in the healthcare field, our Associate degree in Nursing is for you. This full-time program can be completed in less than two years and is approved by the... -
Associate Degree
Full-time
77 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, USA

the HCC Nursing Program is a two year, full-time program. Our program is fully accredited and approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing and by the Accreditation Commissio ... +

the HCC Nursing Program is a two year, full-time program. Our program is fully accredited and approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing and by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Graduates of the Associates in Science Degree Nursing Program are able to provide direct patient care to patients in hospitals and comparable health agencies. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus