Associate Degree in Nursing (PN to ASN)
An Associate Degree in Nursing will help you treat patients.
The mission of the Sullivan University Associate Degree in Nursing is to educate individuals to provide holistic care for clients and the community. The A.S. in Nursing program recognizes the diversity of the student population and fosters development into professional healthcare providers. The Associate in Nursing incorporates community events to enrich student self-awareness and accountability. Sullivan's accelerated nursing programs will help you to advance your nursing career quickly. The A.S. in Nursing program advocates lifelong learning and the pursuit of excellence.
Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a registered nurse. Core components of the program of study include professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision-making, evidence-based practice, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaboration with members of the healthcare team, and the management of patient care.
The program is offered on campus, but some general education courses may be taken online. Clinical experiences are conducted in various hospital and healthcare facilities in greater Louisville and southern Indiana. Nursing courses must be taken and successfully completed in the sequence delineated in the program of study.
Length: 24 months, 21 months accelerated
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.
All courses require a C or better for successful completion. Core Courses (NUR) require a minimum 78% C and General Education (BIO, CHM, ENG, MTH, PSY, and SOC) require a minimum 70% C.