Nursing – Associate Degree

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs that impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.


Program Accreditation

The Sandhills Community College Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Sandhills Community College Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-909-2526

ADN Measures of Success

ADN Student Handbook and Clinical Guidelines


Estimated Program Expenses

Tuition* $5,624.00 $20,368.00
Student Activity Fee $175.00 $175.00
Technology Fee $240.00 $240.00
General Education Course Fees $0-100.00 $0-100.00
Malpractice Insurance** $36.00 $36.00
Criminal Background Checks & Drug Screens $138.00 $138.00
Textbooks $2,600.00 $2,600.00
Clinical Uniforms/Shoes $380.00 $380.00
Physical Exam-Required for Admission $150.00 $150.00
Computer with camera and microphone $500.00 $500.00
Materials and Supplies $450.00 $450.00
Pinning Uniform $70.00 $70.00
Application for licensure $400.00 $400.00
Licensure exam (NCLEX-RN) $200.00 $200.00