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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Nursing A.S. is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses who wish to obtain the Associate in Science in Nursing Degree. It is an entrance point for mobility students who have graduated from another nursing program or have completed Minnesota West's Practical Nursing Program. After successful completion of the Nursing A.S. Program, students are awarded the Associate Degree in Nursing and are then eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination. At this point, students are also eligible to articulate to BSN/BAN program in the MnSCU system.


Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington 56187

Labor Market Information

  • Registered Nurses

  • Median wage: $34.96/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Nursing Instructors and Teachers

  • Median wage: $70,211/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu