Associate of Science
128 Quarter Credits
1780 Clock Hours
It is the purpose of Dade Medical College's Nursing program to provide those enrolled with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to function effectively as a nurse, to affect positive changes in health and functioning of living systems by applying scientific knowledge and technical skills of disease prevention, health maintenance, rehabilitation, and to pass the licensing examination (NCLEX) administered by the Florida Board of Nursing. Nursing is a nurturing, relationship-oriented discipline in which the importance of perception and meaning in contexts of diversity, culture, change and quality of life influence the delivery of care to focal systems, the development of professional ethics and educational methods.
Dade Medical College’s Nursing program is committed to becoming a program of excellence within the State of Florida. Students will work in partnership with faculty to acquire the essential skills needed to successfully gain licensure and practice as safe, competent and productive professionals. Through cooperative team efforts, our nursing students will be prepared for entry level nursing positions, demonstrate measures that ensure the safe practice of nursing, show sensitivity to cultural diversity and practice and promote health habits that contribute to total wellness and high-quality life styles. The student will be granted a degree upon successful completion of the program and fulfilling all financial obligations to Dade Medical College.
The Associate of Science in Nursing program is available either as a residential or distance learning-based program.
Credential: Associate of Science degree
Normal Time to complete the program: Approximately 2 years
On-time graduation rate for completers: 99%
Occupation by Name: Registered Nurses
SOC Code: 29-1141.00
Program Cost: $60,100 (registration fee - $50; entrance exam fee - $50)
Online: $40,100 (registration fee - $50; entrance exam fee - $50)
Placement Rate: 76% for academic year 2011-12.
Median Loan Debt Figures: $22,958.29