ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
Graduates of the AAS Program are prepared to provide direct nursing care to individuals in inpatient settings and structured outpatient settings. The program provides students with a closely related mix of theory and clinical practice. Students gain clinical experience in hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics. The program requires a minimum of two years of full-time study.
The deadline for completing the application process for the Anchorage campus each year is February 1. For outreach sites the deadline for completing the application varies depending on the site. Please contact the School of Nursing at (907) 786-4550 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine the deadline for a particular site. There are fourteen locations throughout Alaska, including Anchorage, that offer an AAS in Nursing. Admission is determined by the applicant's rank among other applicants in relation to program requirements.
Progression in the program requires that students maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher and earn grades of C or higher or Pass in all required nursing courses.
A total of 70 credits are required for the Associate of Applied Science, Nursing degree; including 20 credits at the 200-level (built into the program). These credits are taken in the following areas:
General Education Requirements (GER) - Course/Credits
Program Requirements (Course/Credits)
Acceptance into the Nursing Major is required before enrollment in the first nursing course, NURS 120/L.The major consists of four clinical semester.
Nursing Courses (Course/Credits)
Graduates must perform successfully on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to obtain RN licensure.
For additional information, please contact:
Coordinator of Student Affairs
Associate of Applied Science