Information about this exciting field:
Registered Nurses are vital members of professional health care teams. They may work with people of all ages and of varying backgrounds to promote good health, participate in the treatment of injured and ill patients, or care for those who are severely disabled or terminally ill. Registered Nurses strive to promote optimum health, alleviate suffering, and help their patients achieve the best quality of life.
Is this program for me?
Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) is a highly competitive, rigorous program involving classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities. Students must have the ability to make practical and proper application of the concepts and facts taught in the classrooms, labs, and clinical settings. Program graduates are eligible to apply and sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). After successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, graduates are granted state licensure to practice nursing as Registered Nurses.
Here are some qualities and skills exhibited by successful Registered Nurses:
- Patience and dedication
- People skills
- Astute observation
- Clear communication
- Ability to follow detailed directions
- Excellent problem solving
- Physical strength and stamina
- Ability to properly use a wide variety of equipment
Program Outcome Data
Nursing occupational courses will be completed in four (4) semesters.
- CTC Nursing Education Options
- Associate of Science in Nursing Program Admission Information Fall 2021
- Associate of Science in Nursing Admission Points Fall 2021
- School of Nursing Virtual Application Sessions Q&A
- ATI TEAS Testing
Students should contact a Health Sciences Advisor with questions about admission criteria or to schedule an advisement appointment.
Interim Program Director Dr. Quetina Pittman Howell Ph.D, RN