Learn the fine art of nursing.
The Nursing Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program prepares you for a career as a registered nurse. Nursing courses include didactic and clinical training over a two-year period that includes but is not limited to fundamentals of nursing, pathophysiology, pharmacology, nursing care of the adult in a medical-surgical setting and an intensive care unit, family nursing including care of children and expectant mothers, mental health nursing, and community health nursing.
In addition to classroom education, you will participate in clinical settings in hospitals and agencies located in middle Tennessee. The program includes a course to help with the transition from student into independent clinical decision-maker. This degree program trains you to work with persons from various cultures across the life span and the wellness-to-illness continuum.
At the conclusion of the program, you are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The NSCC nursing program 2016 graduating class achieved a 100% NCLEX-RN pass rate.
Fall 2019 Nursing Info Sessions
If you are interested in Fall 2019 semester admission to the nursing program, you must attend an information session before applying. No reservation required. Details: Nursing Program Info Sessions
The application period for Fall 2018 program entry is January 1 through March 1.
- Nursing Advising Handout
- Application Requirements
- TEAS Entrance Exam
- Selection Criteria and Process
- Program of Study
- Estimated Expenses
- Nursing Education in Tennessee
- Tennessee Nurses Association
- National Council for Licensing Examinations
- Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
- Tennessee Board of Nursing
The nursing program is only offered on the NSCC Main Campus (Google map to Main Campus)
Room W-71, Weld Building
Director of Nursing
Cynthia Waller, PhD, RN, MSN