Registered Nurse, Associate Degree
NOTICE: Attendance at a nursing orientation is strongly
recommended. Please contact Student Services at 425-235-5840
The Nursing Program at Renton Technical College prepares students for employment as registered nurses in a variety of health care environments in the surrounding community. Students who successfully complete the program will receive an Associate in Applied Sciences-Transfer (AAT-T) degree and be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RX) exam. The program also prepares students to transfer to an RN-BSN program after obtaining the RN license.
A concept based curriculum supports students from varied backgrounds by relating new ideas to previously acquired knowledge in an engaging and supportive environment. Students are provided with many opportunities to acquire the necessary critical thinking skills for practice as Registered Nurses in the dynamic healthcare environment. Nursing student will be equipped to provide safe, comfort-oriented, culturally-sensitive nursing care that meets the highest professional standards and serves a diverse population. This includes the utilization of nursing informatics and information technology to provide optimal, evidence-based nursing care now and throughout their career.
To earn an Associate of Applied Science-Transferable (AAS-T) degree, the student must complete all course requirements for the Registered Nurse, Associate Degree program.
Students may opt out after the 4th quarter to receive an LPN Certificate of Completion.
Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree
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8:00AM - 2:30PM
(Hours may vary during clinical assignment including possible evening or weekend
Students may enter at the beginning of fall or spring quarter.