Associate Degree Nursing
Areas of Study

Traditional Track
Offers basic nursing education (online or on-site) to the unlicensed individual. The degree plan consists of 33 semester credit hours of non-nursing course work and 38 semester credit hours of nursing coursework that includes classroom, laboratory and clinical learning experiences.

Traditional Track Application Checklist
Traditional Track Degree Plan Traditional Track Online Information Session

Mobility Track
An accelerated program of study for board certified or licensed individuals from the Licensed Vocational Nursing, Emergency Medical Services (Paramedic), Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Medical Lab Technology, Surgical Technology, Radiology, Sonography, Dental Hygiene, or Respiratory Therapist Assistant programs from an accredited university, using both classroom and Web-based education. The degree plan consists of 36 semester credit hours of non-nursing coursework and 26 semester credit hours of nursing course work that includes theory, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Note: The license or board certification must be maintained in good standing throughout the duration of the mobility program.

Prescription for success in the Mobility Track course.

Mobility Track Application Checklist
Mobility Track Degree Plan

Mobility Track Online Information Session

Traditional Track Alternate Entry
Criteria for Admission

  1. You must be a recent graduate from the ACC LVN program - no more than 1 year since graduation (e.g., graduate in May, must enter ADN program by the following January).
  2. You do not need to have an LVN license.
  3. You must meet all the regular requirements for admission to the ADN program: pre-requisite courses for the Traditional Track Alternate Entery program, immunizations, HESI Admission requirement, etc. To review the Alternate Entery application process, go to: http://www.austincc.edu/health/rnsg/process.php

To check Alternate Entry Deadlines go to: http://www.austincc.edu/health/rnsg/deadlines.php

Once you meet all the admission criteria, fill out an application and bring the application and all necessary information to the information office on the third floor, room 8356, and indicate that you are an Alternate Entry Applicant.

If you are accepted as an Alternate Entry student, and if space is available, you can enter as a Level 2 student, skipping Level 1 courses.

Note: You must have 9 college credit hours above the hours required for the ADN degree plan.

If you do not meet these requirements, you may be eligible for Mobilty Track or Traditional Track. To check eligibility requirements go to: http://www.austincc.edu/health/rnsg/process.php

**Be sure to check the ADN webpage for updates: http://www.austincc.edu/health/rnsg/

RN to BSN Area Articulation Programs
In an effort to help students continue their RN education onto a BSN degree, ACC's ADN program works directly with several area universities to ensure seamless transitions between programs.

Upon completion of the ADN program, all university pre-requisite and admission requirements, students qualify for RN to BSN programs. Below are the area universities that ACC has Articulation Agreements with: