RN Program Information
UACCB offers 3 registered nurse educational options including:
- Prelicensure (Generic) entry track that is available for the non-nurse
- Two LPN to RN tracks for the licensed practical nurse desiring to earn RN licensure:
- On-campus LPN to RN track in the traditional classroom setting
- Online LPN to RN track
The 67-credit hour Associate of Applied Science degree RN program is comprised of 27 general education credits and 40 registered nursing credits. Prelicensure entry option students must complete 67 credit hours. LPN to RN option students must complete 58 of these credits and will be awarded 9 (nine) credit hours for PN education upon successful completion of the program. All RN students must maintain a grade of C or higher in all required course work to be eligible for graduation.
The Division of Nursing and Allied Health provides an associate degree education program for those qualified individuals who want to provide direct patient care as members of the health care delivery system. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.
The UACCB RN Program is Nationally Accredited by:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Status: The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN nursing program is Continuing Accreditation with Conditions.
Reaccreditation Site Visit: Fall 2020
Office: NAH 944
Office: NAH 935
Office: NAH 934
Office: NAH 936