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Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Today’s nurses play a crucial role in the healthcare system. People in need of medical attention rely on nurses not only for their extensive nursing knowledge, but also for their support and caring nature. If you have a natural inclination to help others and a desire to work in the healthcare field, our Associate’s degree in Nursing is for you.

Program Overview:

  • Can be completed in less than 2 years
  • ACEN Accredited Program
  • Consists of hands-on instruction from experienced professionals
  • Offers flexible scheduling. Day and evening classes available
  • A set of required materials and textbooks are provided at no additional cost

Why Southern Technical College:

  • Day and evening classes available
  • Small class sizes
  • Accredited
  • Faculty of industry professionals
  • Resume building and interviewing prep
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

Nursing Curriculum Overview

At Southern Technical College, our Associate’s Degree in Nursing program can be completed in less than two years and is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. In the Nursing degree program, you can receive specialized training in critical care or perioperative nursing. Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a registered nurse. After passing the exam, you can seek employment in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, physician’s offices, and more.

Southern Technical College- Ft. Myers, Florida
Associate Degree in Nursing NCLEX Pass Rate Summary as Documented for the Florida Board of Nursing
1/1/2019 12:00 AM – 6/30/2019 12:00 AM

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NCSBN does not release pass rate data until after the 20th of the previous quarter.
Program Summary scores that are requested prior may or may NOT be accurate.
All results are preliminary and subject to change before year end results are confirmed.

EOPSLO (End of Program Student Learning Outcomes)

  1. Apply the nursing process in the care of the client.
  2. Promote a safe and effective care environment.
  3. Collaborate in the promotion and maintenance of client health in inter-disciplinary and intra-disciplinary teams
  4. Provide nursing care that supports the emotional, mental, and social well-being of the client, while demonstrating cultural competence.
  5. Use evidence-based practice to manage physiological integrity of the client across the lifespan.
  6. Prioritize client care using clinical reasoning and decision-making skills.

Are You Ready for a Career in Nursing? Find Out!
Take the Southern Technical College “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Nursing Career Training Readiness score now.

If you’re considering nursing programs, contact Southern Technical College today to learn more about our Associate’s degree in Nursing.

The Associate Degree in Nursing at the Fort Myers campus is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road N E, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000 • www.acenursing.org

Career options upon graduation:

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Case Management
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Educational Services
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Offices of Physicians
  • Public Health Department
  • Travel Nursing
  • Government Surgery Centers

Nursing program is available at these locations: