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

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Professional Nursing Updates

  • Fall 2019 Professional Nursing Student Handbook Now Available

    To see the latest Professional Nursing Student Handbook, click here.

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  • Being the voice patients need: A look inside ACC’s first bachelor’s degree program in nursing

    Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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