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Associate Degree
Nursing

Make caring for others your career.

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There's no better way to learn than by doing. Our hands-on approach puts our students' knowledge to work. Practice your skills in our state-of-the-art simulation lab or 29-bed skills lab. You'll graduate prepared to give your patients the very best care.

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The Program
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THE PROGRAM
FLEX Nursing Program Coordinator Susan Chavis tells you what to expect.
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THE GRADUATE
What's the program really like? Listen to what one of our graduates has to say.
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THE EMPLOYER
Our nursing graduates are well-respected in their field. Hear from one of our partners.
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PROGRAM OPTIONS

Select below to see the classes you will take. If you're already an LPN, browse our LPN to ADN Transition and FLEX options to find the program that works best for you.

These programs have special admissions requirements. Read the information below and get started today!

classes begin each fall
ADN Spring Start
classes begin each spring
LPN to ADN Transition
take your career up a notch
LPN to ADN FLEX
see if this option is best for you
Tutition
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Program Cost*

Paying for college is not as hard as you may think. Many of our students attend for little to no tuition cost.

Associate Degree Nursing

$2,652 per semester

Associate Degree Nursing/Transition

$1,657 per semester

LPN to ADN/Flex

$4,420 per semester

The cost of books, supplies, and fees may vary. Please see the appropriate Special Admissions Overview for more information.

*Based on 2021-22 full-time / in-county tuition

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Take a look at the Special Admissions Overview criteria for more information about program requirements.

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Please use the links below to access the Admissions Overview information for the program you want to apply to. These sheets contain vital information concerning required courses, detailed costs and rating sheets that will benefit you throughout the application process.

If you would like to better prepare for the special admissions process for one of these programs, our Health Science and Nursing Preparation Programs are a good place to start.

Susan Chavis

Susan Chavis

Nursing Program Coordinator

Accreditation

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The Associate Degree Nursing program at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. Next Reaffirmation Spring 2027.

ADN Student Outcomes

 Graduation RateFirst Time RN Board Pass RateProgram Completion RateSBTCE Job Placement Rate (includes students pursuing higher education)ACEN Job Placement Rates (excludes students pursuing higher education)
2016-1752.36% 100%31.03%100%95.83%
2017-1834.6% (still in process)95.83%28%100%60.53%
2018-1947.62%94.74%47.62%98.36%96.72%

LPN to ADN Transition and FLEX Student Outcomes

 Graduation RateFirst Time RN Board Pass RateProgram Completions RateJob Placement
2015-16
FLEX
100%100%100%100%
Transition43.37%N/A50%100%
2016-17
FLEX100%100%100%100%
TransitionN/AN/AN/A100%
2017-18
FLEX

100%77%100%100%
Transition50%100%60%100%

To review accreditation status, please visit the OCtech Program Accreditation/Approval page.