Degrees and Certificates
Why Choose This Program
At SCTCC, we provide our students in the Nursing (Associate Degree in Nursing - ADN) program with state of the art academic lectures, labs, and clinical opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, and core qualities to become a registered nurse and excel in the workforce.
Our Nursing program makes certain that every student succeeds by combining classroom lectures, simulation labs, clinical activities, and numerous other learning opportunities. We ensure that every Nursing student is prepared for the workforce.
At SCTCC, our program is demanding and rigorous in the scope and depth of study. We prepare our students for real-world challenges so when they leave the classroom they will be ready for any situation. In the classroom, every Nursing student is expected to display personal responsibility and understanding of the requirements of the program and profession.
Successful completion of SCTCC's mobility professional nursing program will allow you to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), which is necessary to for licensure and practice as a registered nurse (RN). Graduates from the Nursing program have the option to apply to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program to continue their studies before joining the workforce.
Placement rate from self-reported data of employment in field of study up to one year post graduation.
Wage data is from Minnesota Dept. of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
From Degree to Career
When you choose the Nursing program at SCTCC, you’ll gain skills that will directly transfer to the workplace. There are several employers in the St. Cloud area and beyond that are ready to hire nurses.
At SCTCC, we guarantee our Nursing graduates understand how to demonstrate nursing care that is client-centered, culturally sensitive, and based on the holistic needs of clients, families, and communities. We uphold Nursing guidelines so that every student is qualified for their future career.
After graduation, our students utilize sound nursing judgment in the provision of safe, quality care that promotes the health of clients within a family and community context.
Our graduates practice professional nursing in a caring, ethical, and legal manner that incorporates integrity, accountability, leadership, teamwork, and collaboration. At SCTCC, we ensure that our students contribute to the management of healthcare and continue to improve quality of care by incorporating evidence-based practice, cost containment, and current technology into their work.
- Demonstrate nursing care that is client-centered, culturally sensitive, and based on the holistic needs of clients, families and communities.
- Use sound nursing judgment in the provision of safe, quality care that promotes the health of clients within a family and community context
- Practice professional nursing in a caring, ethical and legal manner that integrates integrity, accountability, leadership, teamwork, and collaboration.
- Contribute to the management of healthcare and continued quality improvement by incorporating evidence-based practice, cost containment, and current technology.
From staying local and working at St. Cloud hospital, to serving other parts of Minnesota at the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center, our SCTCC Nursing graduates have various work opportunities. You can find our students at medical facilities across Minnesota, such as:
- CentraCare Health System
- Fairview Ridges Hospital
- Park Nicollet
- Health Partners Clinic
- Lake Health
The St. Cloud Technical & Community College Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by:
National League for Nursing Commission
for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA)
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Washington, DC 20037
CNEA Accreditation is an official accredting agency of the US Dept. of Education. More information on this designation.
SCTCC has an articulation agreement with MSU-Moorhead that will accept all 64 credits of the Mobility Degree towards their online BSN degree 120 credit requirement. This agreement allows students to easily get their first two years done at SCTCC, and finish with a BSN from MSU-Moorhead.
If you are a student that is interested in pursuing your BSN after graduating from SCTCC, you will want to complete the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses. All of these must be completed before applying to the BSN program through MSU-Moorhead.
To ensure you meet the requirements for the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, students can get a second Degree Audit Report for the Associate of Arts added to your online E-Services student account. Students can then declare a second major by submitting a change of program form to the Admissions Team requesting the Associate of Arts degree as a second major.
The courses required for the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum can be found at the top of the listing for all of the majors at SCTCC.
Ready to Take the Next Step?
Are you ready to learn more about the Nursing program and being a student at SCTCC? Contact our instructors directly or join us for an info session to meet with instructors and Admissions representatives to get started.
Connect with the SCTCC Admissions team:
- Call us at 320-308-5089
- Email us at email@example.com
- On campus Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Current Nursing students - this is your place for information.
All SCTCC students in the Nursing program have the opportunity to join the SCTCC Student club − the Nursing Club. The Nursing Club is a way to create a community amongst the program and share similar experiences to prepare all students for the workforce.