Associates of Applied Science in Nursing Studies

Designed to give students specialized knowledge of core competencies in a specific field, associate degrees are a great choice for students looking to enter a specialized field with only two years of study. Associate degrees can also serve as the foundation for future continuing education and professional development. What is an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing? This type of program equips… Read more

Designed to give students specialized knowledge of core competencies in a specific field, associate degrees are a great choice for students looking to enter a specialized field with only two years of study. Associate degrees can also serve as the foundation for future continuing education and professional development.

What is an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing? This type of program equips students with the knowledge to be part of a high demand and growing field. Students will typically learn the basic elements of patient care, including holistic care that takes into account psychological, mental, physical and cultural needs, compassionate care, safe and effective methodologies, collaborative interdisciplinary environment work, fostering of communication, evidence-based practices and outcome monitoring to improve patient care and health, accountability and the legal, regulatory and ethical principles related to nursing.

With an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing you will be able to make a positive impact on the lives of others. You will become a vital component of a highly knowledgeable team that is focused on the health of patients. In a high demand field, you will have opportunities for employment throughout the world.

The costs of an applied science associate degree vary by country and institution. Researching schools will help you evaluate the costs associated with a program when determining which one to choose.

With an associate degree in nursing, you will be qualified to take applicable exams to become a registered nurse. Registered nurses work in a variety of settings and there is wide range of care a nurse can provide upon graduation. They have the opportunity to follow their interests into a relevant field. Nurses are needed in many specialty areas, including emergency care, acute care, geriatrics and pediatrics to name a few. Nurses work in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics and home health settings.

A variety of academic institutions offer nursing programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Pima Community College
Tucson, USA +6 More

Get a comprehensive education and practical experience in nursing, and prepare to become licensed as a registered nurse. Students who choose to leave the program before comple ... +

Get a comprehensive education and practical experience in nursing, and prepare to become licensed as a registered nurse. Students who choose to leave the program before completing the degree may qualify for other certificates. This program has approval from the Arizona State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc... -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
5 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College
New Town, USA +1 More

This associate degree nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge, abilities, and skills to practice nursing independently and interdependently through the appl ... +

This associate degree nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge, abilities, and skills to practice nursing independently and interdependently through the application of the nursing process to provide safe nursing care to individuals and families across the lifespan in a variety of settings. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, USA

Students must have one year of high school chemistry with a grade of 2.0 or greater. Students not meeting these expectations must take requisite college-level chemistry course ... +

Students must have one year of high school chemistry with a grade of 2.0 or greater. Students not meeting these expectations must take requisite college-level chemistry course and complete the course with a minimum grade of 2.0. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
North Central Missouri College
Trenton, USA

The Associate in Applied Science degree is designed to prepare a student for employment in a specific occupational area. For most majors, the AAS is not designed as a transfer ... +

The Associate in Applied Science degree is designed to prepare a student for employment in a specific occupational area. For most majors, the AAS is not designed as a transfer degree. Agreements are in place with several colleges and universities to facilitate the transfer of some AAS degrees into four-year programs. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus