2137: A.S. Degree in Nursing, R.N. (72 Credit Hours)
FL CIP: 1351380100
This is a limited-access program. Please consult CF.edu/LimitedAccess for information on limited-access programs.
The Associate Degree Nursing, ADN, program prepares graduates to provide nursing care to individuals and groups with commonly occurring health problems in institutional and community settings. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for licensure including taking the NCLEX-RN to become registered nurses. The ADN program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, telephone 404-975-5000.
Application directions are explained in the required online information session. Go to CF.edu/Nursing for additional information.
The Associate Degree Nursing program may be completed through either the full-time or the part-time track. In the full-time track, nursing courses are completed over four semesters. The student may take specific General Education courses along with the nursing courses.
In the part-time track, students must complete ALL nursing curriculum General Education courses PRIOR to beginning Foundations in Nursing and Clinical Concepts I. Part-time students enter the nursing program in the spring semester only. The student completes fewer nursing credits per semester, but takes nursing courses over summer as well as fall and spring semesters.
See the comparison of nursing courses for full- and part-time tracks within the online Information Session.
This program is eligible for federal and state financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information about your individual eligibility.
The Economic Security Report provides students, parents, and others with employment, earnings, and other outcome information on graduates of Florida’s public institutions of higher education, e.g., State University System, Florida College System, and District Technical Centers. To view the report, please go to https://pr.cf.edu/files/community/economic-security-report.pdf.