Nursing (A.D.N.)

Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

St. Cloud Technical and Community College’s (SCTCC) Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program provides the students with academic, labs and clinical opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills and core qualities to become a registered nurse.

Students are provided an opportunity to become a registered nurse through progression of nursing assistant to licensed practical nurse to registered nurse.  Students who complete the ADN program will have the opportunity to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program demonstrating SCTCC’s commitment to a well-lit educational path, reflecting the community’s needs and SCTCC’s responsiveness through this mobility program.


This professional education program is a combination of classroom lectures, simulation labs, clinical activities, along with other numerous learning opportunities. The program is demanding and quite rigorous in the scope and depth of study.  In this program, you will be expected to display personal responsibility and understanding of the requirements of the program and profession.  Additional program information is available through the links on this webpage and our program information meetings.

Program Information Session

To learn more about the Nursing (A.D.N.) program, sign up for an Information Session. These sessions provide an opportunity to:

  • Talk face-to-face with program faculty.
  • Tour state-of-the-art labs, where hands on learning comes to life.
  • Get your questions answered.
2017 Placement Rate
Central MN Average Hourly Pay

Where Grads Work

  • St. Cloud Hospital 
  • CentraCare Health System
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital 
  • Park Nicollet 
  • Health Partners Clinic
  • Ramsey County 
  • Lake Health 
  • Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center 

Accreditations & Credentials

The St. Cloud Technical and Community College Associate Degree Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, Located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

Minnesota Board of Nursing​​ 
2829 University Ave SE Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612-317-3000
Fax: 612-617-2190

The St. Cloud Technical and Community College Associate Degree Nursing program is pursuing accreditation from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lusetha Rolle, NLN CNEA Manager of Accreditation Services, no later than February 18, 2019.

Info Sessions

Contact Us

Review the Nursing (A.D.N.) (2-year R.N.) web pages to learn more about the program. If you are currently a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) not enrolled at SCTCC, and want to find out more about the LPN to ADN Mobility Program and SCTCC, sign-up to attend a Nursing/ADN Program Information Meeting.

For assistance with applying to SCTCC, please contact the SCTCC Admissions Team. For questions about transfer course work, please review the program academic advising link for the steps in applying to SCTCC as a transfer student.

SCTCC Admissions Team
Phone 320-308-5089 - Fax 320-308-5981

Admitted Pre-A.D.N. Students at SCTCC
Current SCTCC students can contact the Academic Advising Center.
Phone: 320-308-5741
Office: Northway Building, 1-312

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