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Associate Degree in Nursing (Traditional)

Sullivan Associate Nursing
Sullivan Associate Nursing

Associate Degree in Nursing (Traditional)

The mission of the Sullivan University Associate Degree program in Nursing is to educate individuals on providing holistic care for clients and the community. The A.S. in Nursing program fosters the development of 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.

Tuition and Fees

ASN Course Sequence and Credits

Program Information

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Program Highlights & Locations

Our nursing education is an interactive process that demands the engagement of both the learner and the teacher in a mutually respectful relationship. Our nursing faculty is committed to facilitating student learning in a caring environment. Our nursing faculty are mentors who not only teach but also serve as role models for students guiding them in the development of critical thinking skills and related clinical judgments that form the basis for competent nursing practice.

Locations:
Louisville Campus

Objectives

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 the following: 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.

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Admission Requirements for Traditional Associate of Science in Nursing Program

ACT
21

PAX 
Composite Score: 100
40th percentile for Math, 40th percentile for Verbal 
Maximum: 3 Attempts 

TEAS
Minimum Score Required: 74 Reading/70 Math

Highschool CGPA
2.5
Waiver: If an applicant successfully completed a college-level medical program (certificate to doctorate) with a 2.0 or higher CGPA, the high school cumulative grade point average (CGPA) requirement may be waived. 

Note:
Applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree, may be eligible to waive the entrance exam after review/approval from the respective college dean. An authorized member of the Academic Services staff must review acceptable evidence and approve an applicant’s eligibility for this waiver. This policy does not relate to the number of credit hours that may or may not transfer into Sullivan University.

Transfer Credit from Sullivan University

Should a student decide to pursue advanced education upon graduation from Sullivan, Academic Services/ Registrar staff are available to review the graduate’s plans and assist with the transfer. Graduate students interested in graduate studies should consult the Dean of the Graduate School. Although the university is a regionally accredited collegiate institution at the doctoral degree level, transfer of credits from Sullivan to another institution cannot be guaranteed since the receiving school makes the final decision in matters of transfer credits.

Courses

Total Credit Hours: 103

Length: 21 months

Clinical Hours: 429 hours

Lab Hours: 286 hours

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.

The Traditional A.S. in Nursing program contains 429 clinical hours. Students may not receive payment/reimbursement of any type for clinical and/or practicum hours required in their academic program. Students may also not perform these clinical and/or practicum hours with their employer in the capacity of their regular position. Many classes will require on-site clinical and/or lab skills training of two days weekly. Students may need to purchase additional software required for a specific course.

Course

Title

Credit Hours

NUR 251

5.00

NUR 210

10.00

NUR 220

6.00

NUR 262

4.00

BIO 103L

2.00

NUR 240

8.00

NUR 252

6.00

BIO 103

4.00

NUR 241

2.00

NUR 260

5.00

NUR 250

4.00

BIO 201L

2.00

BIO 201

4.00

NUR 231

4.00

NUR 261

3.00

NUR 230

8.00

CHM 211

6.00

SOC 214

4.00

PSY 214

4.00

MTH 101

4.00

ENG 102

4.00

ENG 101

4.00

Total Credit Hours: 103

Length: 21 months

Clinical Hours: 429 hours

Lab Hours: 286 hours

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.

The Traditional A.S. in Nursing program contains 429 clinical hours. Students may not receive payment/reimbursement of any type for clinical and/or practicum hours required in their academic program. Students may also not perform these clinical and/or practicum hours with their employer in the capacity of their regular position. Many classes will require on-site clinical and/or lab skills training of two days weekly. Students may need to purchase additional software required for a specific course.