A.S. in Nursing Program (ADN)

Available at

Fresno Campus

Generic ADN: September 9, 2019

LVN-RN Advanced Placement: January 6, 2020

Program Description

The Associate of Science in Nursing Program is a six-semester program for non-nursing applicants. For applicants with an LVN license and completed GE courses, the program can be completed within 33 weeks (2 semesters and a 3 week LVN to RN transition course). Students will study a wide variety of curricular content required for licensure by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Students will study fundamentals of nursing and required technical skills, health assessment, pharmacology, critical children and families and psychiatric/mental health nursing. A complex medical surgical / leadership course is offered in the final semester of the program to reinforce previous learning. After program completion, students will receive an NCLEX prep class to prepare for RN licensure board examination.

A.S. Nursing program is an Associate of Science degree program.


Mission Statement

Accreditation

Transition Course

The LVN To RN Transition Course (120hrs) is an Admission Course that must be completed prior to starting the LVN to RN CORE courses.

Clinical Training

We, at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, consider clinical experience to be one of the most important parts of the medical education. Students are required to be rotated throughout our affiliated medical facilities, while attending our AS in Nursing Program.

Admission Requirements

Please review the following requirements:

ADN Length and Schedule

Generic Applicants (Non LVN's) Length

90 weeks/6 semesters/80 semester credit hours

Session Schedule

5 days varying Monday through Sunday

Program Fees

(6 Semesters: Generic ADN)

Registration Fee (non-refundable) $100.00
Books* $575.00
Personal Tablet w/Keyboard Fee (non-refundable) $750.00
Tuition Fee $86,605.00
TOTAL COST $87,030.00
TEAS Test (additional, prior to registration): $70.00

Several books must be obtained by students on their own and the cost of these books is not included in Books and Materials fee. 

 

 

A.S. in Nursing Program (LVN to RN Advanced Placement) Length and Schedule

Advanced Placement Applicants (LVN-ADN) Length

30 weeks/2 semesters and 3 weeks/30 semester credit hours (excluding 55 semester credit hours of GE and nursing courses that are required prior to enrollment) - for applications holding LVN licensure

Session Schedule

5 days varying Monday through Sunday

(2 Semesters & 3 Weeks: LVN to RN Advanced Placement)

Registration Fee (non-refundable) $100.00
Books* $350.00
Transition Books & Materials $283.00
Laptop Fee (non-refundable) $750.00
Tuition Fee $42,875.00
Transition Course Tuition $8,575.00
TOTAL COST $52,933.00
TEAS Test (additional, prior to registration): $70.00 

Several books must be obtained by students on their own and the cost of these books is not included in Books and Materials fee. 

** Cost is dependent on the start date and duration of the program


Gurnick Alumni Grant (for VN Graduates): $16,468.00

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Click here for more information about Financial Assistance.

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Licensure for AS in Nursing in California

Download Catalog with Addendum to find more information about Licensure, Certification and Registry Disclaimer.

Job Outlook and Salary for RNs in California

International Nursing Graduates, click here.