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    Additional Application Requirements

    Program start: Fall and Spring (competitive entry)
    Pre-requisites: Yes
    Program length: 6 quarters
    Number of students each start: 56 for Fall and Spring
    Contact: Bill Rambo 509-533-7038 or Megan Fadeley 509-533-7039
    Applications deadlines: Fall – March 15 to April 15, Spring – September 15 to October 15
    Nursing Application Workshops: Join us via Zoom to learn the ins and outs of the SCC Nursing/DTA application. Choose one of the following sessions and send an inquiry to for the meeting link and password: 

    • Thursday, September 29 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
    • Tuesday, October 11 from 1 - 2 p.m.
    Please note: Students must complete 45 of the 60 credits of general core coursework (see Admissions Requirements below for more info) prior to being eligible to apply.


    If you enjoy helping people and want to make a real difference in patient care, consider a career in nursing.

    Our ACEN-accredited nursing program prepares you for licensure as a registered nurse in a variety of health care settings. Your training will include nursing courses, hands-on practice in the nursing simulation laboratory, computer-assisted instruction and supervised clinical experiences. As a graduate of the program, you could enter a bachelor of science in nursing program as a junior or senior (depending on the pathway you choose) at a four-year university. You can learn more about the program below or in the Nursing Program Handbook.

    Whether you want to work in a hospital, extended care center, home health care agency, physician office, mental health facilities, or other area of specialty, this program will open doors to many exciting career opportunities in the nursing field.

    Mission Statement

    SCC’s Nursing Program meets community needs by preparing graduates for entry-level practice in a variety of health care settings. The Nursing Program offers quality, student-centered education, emphasizing critical thinking skills, clinical reasoning, patient-centered care, and lifelong learning. Nursing students are provided with the opportunity to succeed in a supported environment that enhances individual and professional growth through academic, personal and professional development. Nursing graduates are well prepared to transfer their nursing degree credits in pursuit of their next step in their educational plan. The nursing program reflects SCC’s Mission in its support of a diverse community of adult learners.