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Education Details

Nursing
Award type: Associate in Nursing (DTA/MRP)
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Nursing
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
The purpose of the nursing degree is to educate students to practice nursing within varied health care settings in collaboration with other members of the health care team, and to assist individuals who are experiencing health care problems to progress toward optimal health and wellness. Graduates of Whatcom's nursing program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nurses (RN) and consistently pass at rates above state and national averages. This degree, after RN licensure, also enables the student to complete a BSN in one academic year at any accepting university in Washington state.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $2,130/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
WA resident: $111.17 (1-10 credits), $52.08 (11-18 credits), $94.36 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
$21,300 (WA resident), including pre-requisite & core program tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Fees
$1,616 for application fee, background checks, immunizations, lab fees
Books and materials
Average $405/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
$430
Other costs
Insurance, $100 (conferences), $10 (nursing pin)
Program Information
Length of training
1+ Years for general education requirements (pre-requisites) plus 2 Years for core requirements
Award type
Associate in Nursing (DTA/MRP)
Credits
135
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


Offered evenings/weekends
no
Offered onlineno
Entrance requirements
A grade of 3.0 (B) or better in ENGL& 101, MATH& 146, CHEM& 121, BIOL& 260, BIOL& 241, BIOL& 242, PSYC& 200
Certification/license required to work in this field
yes
Registered Nurse
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
yes
National Council for Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse