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The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the life span in a variety of settings. Courses will include content related to the nurse's role as provider of nursing care, as a manager of care, as member within the discipline of nursing care, as as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse.

This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

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

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

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

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.

Employment Opportunities Include

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