Special Admission Requirements - Program Application Deadline: July 10 and Feb. 1*
Official Title of Major: Nursing, A.S.
Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 70
Learn more about the Nursing Degree program
Purpose: For students who wish to complete formal education with an Associate of Science degree. Graduates of the nursing (RN) program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404-975-5000) and approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.
AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland. If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state. If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310.
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Additional Program Requirements
A grade of B or better is required in BIO 231 or BIO 233 and a grade of C or better in all NUR and all general education courses to progress in the program.
Students practice selected procedures on each other in the college laboratory. All nursing students must receive a mark of satisfactory in the clinical laboratory. Students who receive a mark of unsatisfactory in the clinical laboratory at any time during the nursing course sequence will not be permitted to continue in the clinical laboratory and will receive a final grade of F.
Health Manpower Shortage: This program of study may be designated a Health Manpower Shortage Tuition Reduction Program. This means that some residents of Maryland (see the Tuition, Fees and Payments section of this catalog) enrolled in this program of study by the first day of the term may be eligible for in-county tuition rates for courses required for program completion. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm that this program still maintains a Health Manpower Shortage Program status before enrolling. Please refer to the college’s Accounts Receivable Office to confirm this designation.
*If application deadline falls on a weekend, the applications will be accepted until the close of business on the next business day.
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/default.cfm): Beth Batturs-Martin
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________
|(*) Students must be admitted to the Nursing major to take NUR courses.