Dec 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog SVC 
2022-2023 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Registered Nursing, AAS

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The Nursing (NURS) program at Skagit Valley College (SVC) offers a program for nurses who have graduated from a PN program and have a current Washington State unencumbered LPN license. Located on the Whidbey Island Campus, this is a part-time degree path (6 quarters, including summer). The LPN to RN focuses on the second year of the Registered Nursing Program. Students complete the same RN program prerequisites and related education courses required for the ADN DTA/MRP Nursing degree. The program was designed to create a pathway for PN graduates to move into high-wage, high-demand career opportunities in healthcare. Graduates of this program receive an Associate Degree in Registered Nursing and are eligible to apply for the State Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nursing.

Sample Career Options

Degree Intent and Transfer Options

Upon completion, Workforce degrees and/or certificates are intended to give students the skills needed to move directly into employment. While these degrees are not intended to transfer to a university, students will be eligible to apply for admissions to Skagit Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science - Applied Management (BASAM) degree  or Bachelor of Applied Science - Environmental Conservation (BASEC) degree  and, in some cases, could transfer to other schools. If you are interested in continuing your education by entering a bachelor’s degree program, please work closely with your Academic Advisor and Department Chair.

Program Map

Program Maps are an integral part of the Planning Guide. Each Program Map includes a recommended quarterly sequence of courses for a full-time student to earn this degree within two years. The courses align with the appropriate number of credits to meet degree requirements and is designed to help you create an individualized, customized Educational Plan, required of all SVC students. Please consult with an SVC Advisor to schedule courses and develop your personal Educational Plan.

99 credits

First Year

Second Year

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