The Nursing Transition Program provides currently licensed practical nurses, who have completed BIO 168 and PSY 150 or their equivalent as approved by the Registrar, eligibility for matriculation into the second semester (1st year) of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Upon acceptance into the program, students will be awarded 17 hours of college credit, satisfying the first semester requirements.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), which is required for practice as a registered nurse. Employment opportunities include a wide variety of health care settings such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, and physician’s offices.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree. This has been identified as a limited enrollment program and may involve certain deadlines. See an academic counselor for additional information.

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Curriculum Pathways

Associate Degree Nursing

Effective March 3, 2020, the Associate Degree Nursing program at Coastal Carolina Community College located in Jacksonville, North Carolina is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.  This candidacy status expires on March 3, 2022.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this candidate program at