Associate Degree Nursing
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program will prepare students with the basic competencies to become safe practitioners in the healthcare field. Upon successful completion of the Associate of Applied Science major in Associate Degree Nursing, the graduate will be able to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a registered nurse and can work in hospitals, day-surgery centers, rehabilitation centers, physicians’ offices, home health care agencies, among other areas.
The ADN Program is identified as competitive entry and has a selection process based on a competitive point system. Due to limited resources, some applicants who meet all program application requirements may not be admitted to the program for the current application period. Please review the ADN Prospective Student Guide for general information about the program and application.
This is a Competitive Entry program with a selection process based on a competitive point system.
Getting Started: Information for Prospective Students
Applications & Timelines
Information sessions are required for prospective students interested in any of the Associate Degree Nursing tracks: Traditional Track, LVN to RN Track, and Paramedic to RN Track.Sessions will cover general admission procedures, program information & requirements, program tracks, point system-evaluation form, application period, and clinical requirements.
Please bring proper identification, official and/or unofficial transcript of records, if applicable. We suggest you arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time for parking.
Each session is approximately one hour long. Select the type of session you want to attend:
All session will be at the South Texas College Nursing & Allied Health Campus, 1101 E Vermont Ave, McAlllen, in room 101/102.
Associate of Applied Science - ADN Degree Plans:
Traditional Track Degree Plans:
ADN - Fall ADN - Spring
LVN to RN Track Degree Plans:
LVN-RN - Spring LVN-RN - Summer
EMT Paramedic to RN Track Degree Plan:
EMT Paramedic to RN - Fall
Resources for Current ADN Students
Registered nurses work in hospitals, acute care, day-surgery centers, long term care centers, rehabilitation centers, schools of nursing, physicians' offices, home health care agencies, and even serve in the military among many other areas depending on area of expertise.
Potential Job Opportunities
(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
- Registered nurses constitute the largest healthcare occupation, with 2.8 million jobs in 2014.
- Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.
- Job opportunities are expected to be very good.
- Average Wage: $32.04/hour (Source)
- Results from a survey in 2014, conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed that the median annual income of a nurse practicing in the United States is $66,640. The median annual wages for registered nurses in the top industries is $59,550 to $70,540.
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|Acevedo, Alfred||mauacere||956-872-3143||NAHC 220|
|Adebowale, Yemi||yadebowa||956-872-3076||Mid-Valley B202-T|
|Brewster, Jennifer||jlbrewst||956-872-3140||NAHC 228|
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|Chapa-Chavarria, Amelia||ajchapac||956-872-3141||NAHC 222|
|Conje, Priscila||pjconje||956-872-3158||NAHC 214|
|Esguerra, Elmer||eesguerr||956-872-3082||NAHC 2.340|
|Esguerra, Raquel||rdesguer||956-872-3037||NAHC 225|
|Fuqua, Karen||klfuqua||956-872-3126||NAHC 221|
|Galang, Rhoda||rsgalang||956-872-3192||NAHC 213|
|Garcia, Edmundo||eegarcia||956-872-3064||NAHC 216|
|Gora, Paul||paulgora||Mid-Valley B202-S|
|Guzman, Elizabeth||eguzman||956-872-3129||NAHC 226|
|Martinez, Nora E.||nemartinez||956-872-3107||NAHC 217|
|Ramirez, Viola||vramire||956-872-3063||NAHC 229|
|Rodriguez, Sandra||sarodriguez||956-872-3073||Mid-Valley B201-F|
|Romer, Sharon||slromer||956-872-3125||NAHC 224|
|Sandoval, Sylvia||ssandova||956-872-3157||NAHC 227|
|Seno, Gloria||gloseno||956-872-3034||NAHC 2.324|
|Shartle, Cynthia||cashart||956-872-3001||NAHC 212|
|Smolarski, Marissa||mbsmolar||956-872-3036||NAHC 2.328|
|Tamayo, Grelou||gptamayo||956-872-3144||NAHC 230|
|Thomas, Jessy||jvthomas||956-872-3078||NAHC 211|
|Williams, Chelan||cmwilliams||956-872-3068||NAHC 223|
|Yongson, Theresa||mtyongson||956-872-3124||NAHC 215|
|Aparicio, Graciela - Faculty Secretary||gaparicio||956-872-3070||NAHC 2.306|
|Camacho, Claudia - Student Success Specialist||ccamacho||956-872-3132||NAHC 123|
|Nieto, Dora - Nursing Lab Assistant||doran||956-872-3130||NAHC 201A|
|Rivera, Vianey - Advisor Assistant||vrivera||956-872-3089||NAHC 122|
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Have you checked the ADN Prospective Student Guide? Be sure to attend an Information Session to get additional details. If you need to contact us before the Information Session, please fill out the form below.