Associate of Science in Nursing
If you have the desire, drive, and compassion to help others, our nursing program in San Diego, CA, could help you start on the path toward a rewarding career. From hospital settings to private facilities, nurses provide care to patients ranging from infants to the elderly and the healthy to the critically ill. You could make a difference in the lives of others, and your own life, through earning a degree in nursing from Kaplan College in San Diego, CA.
Comprehensive Nursing Degree Program in San Diego, CA
Our nursing curriculum is designed to provide you with the professional knowledge and training to meet client health care needs in a variety of settings. Coursework includes instruction in the following:
- Human behavior, motivation, emotions, cognition, and personality
- Anatomy and physiology of the human body, including the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, nervous, and respiratory systems
- Pharmacological principles, including drug classifications, required nursing assessments, and patient teaching requirements
- Leadership and management skills as a provider of care, coordinator of care, and member of the profession
Nursing Career Avenues
Earning an associate's degree from our nursing program at Kaplan College can prepare you to seek entry-level employment as a registered nurse (after passing the NCLEX-RN licensing exam) in positions such as these:
- Ambulatory care nurse
- Long term care/sub-acute care nurse
- Medical office nurse
- Rehab nurse
- Acute care health care facility nurse
Registered Nurse Licensure Preparation
This program is also intended to help eligible students prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse.†
License examination pass rates are available at www.rn.ca.gov/schools/passrates.shtml.
The Associate of Science in Nursing program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This program is not accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse in California, however. A degree program that is unaccredited is not recognized for some employment positions, including, but not limited to, positions with the State of California.