• Nursing (ADN)

    Associate of Science in Nursing (ADN)

    Beckley

    The Associate Degree of Science in Nursing (ADN) Program prepares students for a career as a registered professional nurse (RN). Registered professional nurse’s practice in a dynamic health care arena utilizing an informed body of knowledge that ensures all members of the public receive safe and quality care. The ADN program is committed to providing accessible, high-quality nursing education to meet the diverse and changing health care needs of the community. Graduates of the ADN program are qualified to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)

    • UC Offers

      The University of Charleston has designed an associate degree program specifically for adults who want to complete their degree without interrupting their busy schedule.

      • More than 50 years’ experience educating over 3000 nurses
      • Revised nursing curriculum based on current standards and evidence-based practices
      • Accessible, high-quality education intentionally designed to meet diverse health care needs of the community
      • Faculty will professional nursing expertise in diverse health care settings
      • Small clinical/lab/simulation sections of 8-10:1 student faculty ratio
      • Simulation and Skills lab on campus
      • The program is offered on alternate weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) and can be completed in 16 months of full-time study.
      • Students cohorts are accepted every semester (3/year)
      • Convenient location for attending classes
      • Premier health care facilities utilized for on-going experiences
       
    • Student Achievement Data

      Pass Rates

      • 2016 - 79.17%

      Employment Rates

      • 2016 - 100%

      Completion Rates

      • 2017 - 88%
      • 2016 - 86%
       
    • Mission and Philosophy

      Mission

      The mission of the nursing programs is to prepare students for registered professional nursing professional practice that position graduates for practice in a dynamic health care arena: practice that is informed by a body of knowledge and ensures that all members of the public receive safe, quality care. Nursing programs provide a knowledge base for career mobility and further academic study. These programs are committed to providing accessible, high-quality nursing education to meet the diverse and changing health-care needs of the community and beyond. Graduates of the pre-licensure programs are qualified to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).  Download the entire mission, ethical values and framework document (PDF).