Associate Degree Nursing

Nursing StudentsThe 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 which 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.

Course Descriptions


The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: (404) 975-5000 | Fax: (404) 975-5020 | Email: | Website: ACEN

The program’s current status is full accreditation.

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.

Employment Outlook

A student must complete all pre-requisites and gain competitive points in order to apply for approval to the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Once approved for a Health program, students will be provided with information regarding books, uniforms, supplies and equipment, and any additional program requirements.

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Competitive Points

As part of the competitive admissions process, each student is evaluated based on a point system. The Competitive Points Worksheet outlines all the possible points a prospective student can earn.

Competitive Points Worksheet

Estimated Program Costs

Please note that all costs are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is established by the State Board of Community Colleges and North Carolina General Assembly and is subject to change without notice.


Item Cost
Physical/Vaccinations $150.00
Group Liability Insurance ($16.00 per year) $32.00
National Student Nurses Association Membership ($35.00 per year) $70.00
Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society Membership ($30.00 per year) $30.00
Criminal Background Check/Drug Screen $64.00
Books (estimated cost – subject to change) $1,250.00
Uniform & Supplies $380.00
HESI Integrated Testing Program ($135.00 a semester) $540.00
Computerized Testing Fee ($35.00 per semester) $140.o0
Tuition & Fees (4 Semesters – Nursing Courses Only) $3,500.00
Graduation Fee $25.00
Licensure Exam Fee $313.00
Total (Estimate subject to change without notice) $6,494.00
Optional Graduation Pin & Lamp $40.00-$150.00


Associate Degree Nursing (A45110)

Length: 4 Semesters
Prerequisites: Must meet College Admission Criteria,1 Unit of Biology, Algebra & Chemistry
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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