Haywood Community College offers an Associate Degree Nursing. Pre-Nursing is also available to students who wish to pursue the Nursing degrees, but still need to take pre-requisite classes before applying.
See College Transfer for the Associate General Education Nursing (AGEN). Please see the list of application requirements below.
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 lifespan in a variety of settings.
Courses will include content related to the nurse’s role as provider of nursing care, as manager of care, as a member of the discipline of nursing, and 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. Employment opportunities include hospitals, long term care facilities, clinics, physicians’ offices, industry, and community agencies. Completion of the nursing program does not guarantee licensure. The North Carolina Board of Nursing may not issue a license to an applicant who has been convicted of a felony.