Registered Nursing

Contact: Valerie Warner, (208) 732-6724,

The Associate of Science Degree in Registered Nursing program prepares graduates as a professional nurse to provide holistic patient care in a variety of clinical settings and to interact professionally with patients, families, and co-workers within the community. Nurses are educated to function as members of the health-care team and provide optimal cost-effective patient care.

The ADN program is approved by the Idaho Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, phone: 1-404-975-5000. Completion of the program qualifies the graduate to take the NCLEX-RN.

Applying to this program is a separate application process from applying to the College or declaring your major. Additional information and current application requirements (including deadlines) can be found at: You must be a high school graduate or have completed the GED/HSE before applying to this program.

To promote success on the certification/licensure examination(s), all Required Courses must be passed with a grade of C or better.

Upon successful completion of the Registered Nursing program, students will be able to:

  1. Incorporate evidence-based practice, technology, and professional standards when delivering high quality, safe, and cost-effective care to individuals, families, and communities.
  2. Communicate and collaborate effectively with others in culturally appropriate care methods related to health promotion, illness prevention, and illness management.
  3.  Apply critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment while using the nursing process to provide personalized care for individuals, families and communities
  4. Incorporate the values of caring, diversity, integrity, accountability, respect, and life-long learning in professional nursing practice

Program Application Required: Yes

Sample Career Opportunities: Registered Nurses