Nursing A.A.S.


The academic program in professional nursing is fully described in the Clinton Community College Catalog. The program is fully reg istered by the University of the State of New York and nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. The program of study in professional nursing is tightly organized and sequential. Students must follow the prescribed course sequencing published in the handbook and the college catalog. Students may earn course credit by enrollment, transfer or advanced placement according to college and Nursing Program policy. Your academic advisor will help you register for each semester. Students desiring transfer credit for previous college work must follow the procedures as defined in the College Catalog.

Program Mission:

Educating students to integrate the science and caring art of nursing, while providing safe, quality, patient-centered care, and utilizing evidence-based practice, teamwork and technology.

Program Goals:

(Program Projected Outcomes in Nursing)

  1. Greater than or equal to 70% of students registered in NUR103 after the date of record complete the program within 3 years.
  2. 80% of nursing graduates responding to the survey will report being adequately prepared for the role of an entry level RN.
  3. Greater than or equal to 85% of graduates responding to the survey will agree they met the Graduate Learning Outcomes.
  4. Greater than or equal to 80% of graduates responding to the survey or via informal contact, seeking employment as RN's will be employed within nine months.
  5. Greater than or equal to 85% of employers responding to the survey agree that graduates met GLO's.
  6. Greater than or equal to 85% of employers will report CCC graduates are able to function as a safe entry level nurse.
  7. Performance of CCC nursing graduates on the NCLEX-RN will meet or exceed national pass rates.

Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLO's)

The Clinton Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares graduates who will:

  • consistently analyze and apply standards of nursing practice in functioning with integrity as a safe entry level nurse.
  • examine and utilize caring behaviors in providing holistic care for diverse populations.
  • communicate effectively and/or therapeutically with patients, families, and other members of the health care team.
  • utilize self awareness in the development of professional identity and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.
  • apply acquired critical reasoning skills to develop, implement, and evaluate a nursing plan of care.


Nursing Suggested Course Sequence

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Program Type:

Associate Degrees


Kathleen Kasprzak
Phone Number: (518) 562-4162
or Call 562-4200 Extension:162

Degree Requirements