Nursing ADN

Reasons to consider becoming a registered nurse

  • You can make a difference in the lives of patients and their families
  • Every day will be different
  • You will have valuable skills & knowledge to help your family and friends
  • You can influence local and regional healthcare quality
  • There are opportunities for career advancement
  • You can specialize in an area that interests you
  • Nursing offers great salary and benefits

Program Length

2 semesters
(After general education requirements met)

Average starting wage


Growth Rate for RN Jobs in MN


*The AD program is a Mobility program. An applicant must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to apply.

The AD program admits students each fall. Upon the completion of the program, students will earn an associate degree in nursing, and will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

Outcome Data for ATCC Associate Degree Program
Associate Degree Nursing (RN) 2014 2015 2016 2017
Percentage of First Time Success Rates for RN-NCLEX 82.35% 71.88% 75.86% 94.74%
Job Placement 100% 100% 100% Available
July 2018
Completion Rate within 150% of Program Length 97% 83% Available
July 2018
July 2018

The Alexandria Technical & Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by the NLN CNEA will be received.