Olympic College offers several programs to prepare qualified men and women to deliver quality nursing care. Nursing graduates find employment in numerous healthcare settings: home health care, hospitals, community based agencies and more.
DEGREES & CERTIFICATES
Bachelor of Science Nursing (RN-BSN)
Bachelor of Science
Current registered nurses can earn a RN-BSN degree by choosing flexible program plans that can be completed in 1, 2, or 3 years.
Associate in Pre-NursingAssociate in Pre-Nursing—Major Related Program (DTA/MRP)
Associate in Technical Arts Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
The ADN program prepares graduates to take the NCLEX-RN exam to become registered nurses. The curriculum is six quarters plus prerequisites.
Transition to Associate Degree (LPN-RN):
The TADN program prepares graduates to take the NCLEX-RN exam to become registered nurses. The program is spring to spring, plus one additional winter quarter. Prerequisites apply.
Certificate of Specialization Practical Nursing
The Practical Nursing program prepares graduates to take the NCLEX-PN to become Licensed Practical Nurses. The curriculum is four quarters plus prerequisites.
Certificate of Recognition Nursing Assistant
The Nursing Assistant program prepares students to assist registered nurses or licensed practical nurses in providing basic nursing care for clients in acute and long-term settings. This is a one quarter program, 2-3 days per week.
- The Evergreen State College
- Olympic College
- University of Washington, Tacoma
The Olympic College Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing Programs are approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
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Some programs fall under Gainful Employment regulations. Please visit www.olympic.edu/GainfulEmployment for disclosure information.
MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE IN WASHINGTON STATE
Current wage information can be found for each career option. After finding the career option in O*NET online, click on Wages & Employment, select Washington in the State & National field and GO.
REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT
Nursing Program Advisor/BSN Recruiter (RN-BSN, ADN, PN, TADN):
Source: 2012 Olympic College Workforce Development "Red Book"