Associate Degree Nursing Program to become an RN

We started our program in 1970, and we are very proud that approximately 1,400 students have graduated and that our overall State Board passage rate is 98%.

The KCKCC Nursing Program was re-accredited by the The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing in September of 2011 for an 8-year period and is currently approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.

Our 2-year program consists of four semesters (two spring and two fall). Thirty-nine credit hours of general education are also required, either before you start nursing, or while you are in nursing. To be accepted into our program, you must complete your science courses and math, and have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

Mission Statement

The Nursing Department is committed to providing an environment which inspires lifelong learning utilizing a spirit of inquiry to promote excellence in clinical competence, professional accountability, caring, and effective communication skills for a diverse student population. We believe these attributes will prepare our graduates to pass the NCLEX-RN®, and to provide and manage safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care to meet client needs. The graduate will be prepared to coordinate, supervise and/or collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary health care team.

Important Information

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The TEAS® (Test of Essential Academic Skills) version V is a required part of the KCKCC Nursing program application process. The test assesses knowledge in the areas of Reading, English, Math, and Science. Students will need to go to the website, set up an account, register, and pay to take the TEAS® at KCKCC on one of the dates scheduled. Dates for taking the test on the computer at KCKCC will be scheduled throughout the year. Official scores from TEAS® version V taken at other schools may be accepted; however ATI charges an additional fee of approximately $26 to send the results to us electronically, which is the only way we'll accept them.

Contact Information

Nursing Department
913.288.7174 | EMAIL

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