Explore Academic Programs - Nursing


CTC’s nursing programs prepare students with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training to work in a variety of settings including hospitals, physicians’ offices, home healthcare services and nursing care facilities. With experienced faculty, state of the art equipment and a simulation hospital, students are exposed to many avenues of learning. Our courses are offered in a lecture, online and blended format and includes hands-on patient care led by dedicated clinical faculty. CTC also provides the foundation to further your nursing education into advanced degrees that can propel you into the profession as advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, educators, clinical specialists and certified nurse anesthetists among others.

As a registered nurse (RN), you will provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public and provide guidance and emotional support to patients and their family members.

As a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) you will provide basic nursing care and work alongside registered nurses and doctors.

The Certified Nurse Aid program provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for providing basic care to patients in coordination with the nursing team. This program is offered through the CTC Continuing Education department.

TO APPLY: Click here to fill out the application through the E-Forms portal. Applications are listed under the “ST Nursing-EMS” category. Please fill out the application that pertains to the program for which you are applying.  

Please visit Nursing Homepage for more information: http://www.ctcd.edu/academics/instructional-departments/nursing/

Deadlines: April 1st for Fall Admission (ADN & VN Programs)
                   September 1st for Spring Admission (ADN & VN Programs)
                   November 1st for Spring Admission (Articulation - LVN/Paramedic to RN Program)

Questions? Email: donah@ctcd.edu


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Registered nurse

Potential Earnings: $66,200 annually

Market Growth Rate: 20 % faster than all other occupations

Licensed vocational nurse

Potential Earnings: $43,000 annually

Market Growth Rate: 20 % faster than other occupations


Degrees and Certificates

The CTC Department of Nursing and Allied Health program offers an Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) program, a vocational nurse (LVN) certificate and a nursing option for articulating students (VN/Paramedic) program. Each program offers students the unique opportunities as a licensed healthcare professional to work in a variety of settings globally.

Information for prospective students can be found for each program on the Department of Nursing and Allied Health website. The website also includes additional admissions information, contact numbers, program accreditation and student services.

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science

Associate Degree Nurse (ADN)

60 credits, five semesters full time plus pre-requisite courses

Central Campus Day 

Certificate of Completion

Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN)

44 credit hours, three semesters full time, plus prerequisites

Central Campus Day 

Associate of Applied Science

Nursing Option for Articulating Student

60 credits, 5 semesters full-time plus pre-requisite courses

Central Campus Day