Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Associate Degree Nursing

CCC&TI offers educational opportunities in Sonography on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson, N.C. and the Watauga Campus in Boone, N.C.

Associate Degree Nursing

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.

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.

Graduates of this 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.

CCC&TI offers the following educational program in this area:

For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.

Looking for other Nursing educational Offerings? Visit CCC&TI's Nursing Educational Opportunities webpage.


The Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404.975.5000

Outcomes Stats

Admission Requirements for the Nursing program:

Program Information Session Now Available Online

Review our Associate Degree Nursing Program information presentation. It is designed to assist the interested student in making plans for application to the program.

RN to BSN Options


Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Articulation Agreement

RIBN BSN Program Information


RIBN logo is a link for further information. The Hickory RIBN Program is a nursing option where students will enroll at both Lenoir-Rhyne University and CCC&TI.

This program will provide a seamless associate to baccalaureate nursing education for top academic students. The first part of the program will be at the community college campus along with one course per semester at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Upon successful completion of their Associate Degrees in Nursing, students will take their last year online at Lenoir-Rhyne. Admission to the program will be competitive and students will be chosen on the basis of specific academic requirements. Learn more on how to apply.

RIBN is not a fast track to earn a BSN degree.

Career Information

Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Hospitals
  • Long term care facilities
  • Clinics
  • Physician's offices
  • Industry
  • Community agencies

To learn more information about career opportunities in the Nursing field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following program:

Career Coach logo Nursing, Associate Degree


Program Information

Admission Information