Associate Degree Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is hosting an Information Session

November 20 (Monday) 11-12 in SB 101 or

November 28 (Tuesday) 12:20-1:20

in SB 105


Nursing Graduates

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)

Learn about health care and nursing and the role nursing plays in the lives of individuals. Mitchell’s Associate Degree Nursing program emphasizes the role of a nurse as a member of an interdisciplinary team focused on providing safe, individualized care. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).  

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Possible Careers
Registered Nurse within acute, chronic, extended, industrial and community health care facilities.

Study Options
Nursing A.A.S. Degree (A45110)
Nursing Program Plan

Student Achievement Outcome Data

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program typically has more applicants than available space. Applicants must meet additional requirements including specific science courses, certifications, evidence of physical and mental health, etc. Competitive enrollment programs may have different application deadlines and requirements.


Program Accreditation 
The Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, phone 404-975-5000, fax 404-975-5020,


Technology Requirement
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum is taught using a concept based model. Students are expected to have reliable access to the Internet and an electronic mobile device is required. The program utilizes e-textbooks and many assessments are completed online. 


Linda Wiersch, MSN, RN, CNE
(704) 878-3302


BSN Option 
Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) through Lenoir-Rhyne University
Admission to RIBN


Beth Downing, Mitchell Community College RIBN Advisor
(704) 978-5403