Professional Nursing


Welcome to the Professional Nursing Department

Nursing combines the art of caring with the science of healthcare for one of the most in-demand, high-growth career tracks in the industry. Graduates are eligible to become registered nurses (RNs), providing and coordinating care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Professional Nursing FAQ.

Outcomes Overview

ADN Program Outcomes:

NCLEX Pass Rate (as reported by TBON)
  • 2018: 92.83%
Student Completion Rate (at 150% of program length)
  • Traditional Track Spring 2016 cohort: 79%
  • Mobility Track Fall 2017 cohort: 75%
Job Placement Rate (6-12 months post graduation) Traditional Track:

  • Spring ’17 graduates: 95.5%
  • Fall ’17 graduates: 100%
  • Spring ’18 graduates: TBD

Mobility Track:

  • Summer ’17 graduates: 100%
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The RN-to-BSN and Associate Degree Nursing programs are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 305-7400, www.bon.state.tx.us

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org

The RN-to-BSN Program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org

Professional Nursing Updates

  • PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Initial Accreditation of RN-to-BSN Program

    The Austin Community College RN-to-BSN Program wishes to announce that we will host a site review for initial accreditation of our RN-to-BSN Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the following location:

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  • Spring 2019 Student Handbook Now Available

    To view the Spring 2019 Student Handbook, click here.

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  • ACC awarded $30,000 grant to help students pay for unexpected expenses

    Austin Community College was awarded a $30,000 Project Success: Emergency Fund Grant to help students who are facing unforeseen financial needs continue on their educational pathways. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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