X

Apply Now

Current Students

Associate Degree Nursing

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 66

Format: In-person and Hybrid

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davidson Campus

Average Starting Salary

$53,840-68,650/year

*Salary information provided by careeronestop.org

Outside Scholarships

What You Can Get

What It's About

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

The Traditional Option of the Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills and strategies required to become a registered nurse (RN). Students practice in a dynamic environment. They learn to meet the individual needs that impact health, quality of life and achievement of potential. Students in the Traditional Option learn by participating in on-campus classes and labs during the daytime hours, and clinical rotations in local healthcare agencies. Please note that this program option provides comprehensive nursing instruction. Individuals with an LPN license should consider the LPN to ADN Nursing Option.

Associate Degree Nursing Traditional Packet

The LPN to ADN Option of the Associate Degree Nursing program provides knowledge, skills and strategies to transition individuals from the LPN role to the RN role in a medical setting. The program prepares individuals to assume greater leadership and management responsibility in providing direct care to patients and working closely with other health professionals to be sure that the entire healthcare team is meeting the patient’s needs. Students in the LPN to ADN Option learn by participating in online classroom instruction and perform precepted clinical rotations in healthcare agencies across North Carolina. Please note that only individuals with an LPN license are eligible for this option.

LPN to ADN Competitive Packet
LPN to ADN to FAQ’s

Through a collaboration with North Carolina A&T State University, RIBN is a nursing program option that prepares qualified students for the professional role of a registered nurse at the entry level. Students admitted to this program through the competitive entry process take three years of on-campus nursing education at Davidson-Davie while also taking one course each semester at NC A&T State. Upon the completion of their third year, students will earn their Associate Degree in Nursing. Students then complete their BSN requirements with North Carolina A&T State University in their fourth year. Please note that this program option provides comprehensive nursing instruction. Individuals with an LPN license should consider the LPN to ADN Nursing Option.

NC RIBN Option Packet

Courses You'll Take

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

What You'll Gain

Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Admission into the Associate Degree Nursing program is limited. Students must complete the admissions requirements as outlined in the admissions packet in order to be eligible for selection. Meeting all admission requirements does not guarantee placement into the Associate Degree Nursing program. Interested students should contact the admissions office for more information.

Associate Degree Nursing Traditional Packet

LPN to ADN Competitive Packet

NC RIBN Option Packet

66 Credit Hours: $5,016.00

Student Fees: $386.25

Learn About Financial Aid

The Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (3390 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404.975.5000) and approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

2019 Student Achievement Data for all ADN students:

NCLEX Pass rates: 78%

Program Completion rates: 71%

Job Placement rates: 100%

 


 

Davidson-Davie is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College.

Program Info Request

Let us know which program that you are interested in and we will contact you with more information!