About this course
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program prepares students for entry into professional nursing. Upon graduation, the graduate is prepared to function in various health care settings in three interrelated roles: provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline of nursing. The program is configured to facilitate a career ladder approach to nursing. Student successfully completing the PN program will receive a certificate and are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). After receiving LPN licensure, the student may apply for entry into the ADN program. Upon completion of the ADN program, students are granted an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) and are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEXRN) exam to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
Proof of English Proficiency - An official score report showing that the “Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) has been completed within the 18 months immediately preceding application to GCCC with a minimum score of 500 (paper-based) or 61 (internet-based, ibt). Students whose country’s official language is English may not be required to complete the TOEFL, however, may be required to submit to a video interview with the Director of Admissions/International Student Advisor to verify English language proficiency.