The Associate in Science curriculum in Nursing is four semesters two years in length. It requires prerequisites in science and general education. Admission into the nursing program is competitive.
INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS
The application period for entry into the 2014 Fall class is October 1st, 2013 thru February 1st, 2014.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1st, 2014.
An application may also be obtained from the Admissions and Records Office (phone (510) 235-7800, ext. 4211, 4212, or on the website). Please refer to the current nursing program bulletin for prerequisite requirements, deadline dates, GPA requirements, application process and selection process.
NO MATERIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE DATES
A grade of 75% or better is required in each courses of the nursing program to progress in the program and to graduate. Credit for previous health knowledge and/or experience.: Applicants who qualify for admission and who are Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses and Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses and licensed Psychiatric Technicians may apply for advanced placement. Advanced placement admission is based on space availability. For further information, visit the nursing program web page or call the Nursing Department office (510) 235-7800, ext. 4267.
Some possible careers:
Registered nurse, occupational health nurse, school nurse, community health nurse, public health nurse, infection control nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, nurse educator, home health care nurse.
Program Student Learning Outcome (SLO) statement:
Students who complete the program will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN), and having passed, earn the title of Registered Nurse and is qualified for an entry level position in health care facilities.
For more information on the Board of Registered Nursing NCLEX pass rate for Contra Costa College please click here.