Earn your Registered Nurse licensing
Becoming a registered nurse can be challenging and competitive. The Associate in Science in Nursing degree from Columbia College will help you successfully complete your journey to RN licensing. The ASN provides simulation lab experiences and clinicals that prepare you to pass the NCLEX-RN exam—whether you have prior nursing education or are starting on this path for the first time.
You’ll graduate with a strong background in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, microbiology and other sciences. You’ll also better understand the nursing profession as a whole, including specialties like mental health, as well as women’s and infant health.
Opportunities to study:
- Introduction to Nursing
- Medical-Surgical Nursing
- Maternal-Child Nursing
- Mental Health Nursing
Dates and deadlines
Submit your spring application packet by: December 15
NURS 209 test-out date: December 9, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Prepare for a career as a registered nurse
If you are selected for the program at Columbia College, you have the reassurance of knowing that our curriculum is reviewed systematically to ensure it prepares you to succeed in a position in the nursing field. We have also identified the prerequisite courses that will aid you the most in completing the nursing course sequence.
Thanks to our comprehensive coursework, state-of-the-art simulation labs, and clinical experiences, graduates of our Missouri State Board of Nursing-approved program are well prepared for the NCLEX-RN exam. Successful completion of the program does not guarantee eligibility to take the licensure examination. According to the Nursing Practice Act, licensure may be withheld or revoked due to controlled substance abuse, criminal prosecution, and a variety of other offenses.
Registered nursing jobs are growing at a fast rate across all settings—including hospitals, home care, hospice, schools and nursing homes.
Some possible paths include:
- Public health
- Psychiatric care
- Flight nursing
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Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.