Associate of Science (ASN) Nursing Program
Become a Registered Nurse in 90 Weeks
The Associate of Science in Nursing program at Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology provides the training and education students need to pursue employment in the registered nursing field. Led by highly qualified staff and instructors, the program offers the foundational knowledge, training and skills required to flourish throughout your nursing career.
What Is a Registered Nurse?
A registered nurse (RN) is a healthcare professional who is licensed by the state. RNs care for patients under the supervision of a physician. They also educate patients and the public about health conditions and diseases.
Registered nurses are essential to any healthcare facility. They implement and maintain a high level of hands-on care, and provide a great deal of comfort to patients in the process.
RNs are detail-oriented, team players and advocates for their patients. Being a registered nurse is a rewarding career that creates a significant impact on everyday people.
Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology’s Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program provides you with strong foundational knowledge and training in nursing and healthcare fundamentals. You’ll learn how to care for patients of all ages and from all walks of life.
Nursing Associate’s Degree Courses
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Introduction to Health Science
- Introduction to Psychology
- Medical Terminology
- Nursing Concepts
- Nursing Fundamentals
- Medical/Surgical Nursing
- Pharmacology in Nursing
- Maternal-Child Nursing
- Integrated Medical/Surgical Nursing
- Mental Health Nursing
- Nursing Preceptorship
- Advanced Maternal/Infant Nursing
Create the Foundation for a Long, Rewarding Career
As a registered nurse, or RN, you will work directly with physicians, other nurses, and healthcare professionals to provide and coordinate care for patients dealing with various health conditions. RNs also play a key role in educating patients and families on medical treatment options while acting as emotional support during trying times.
Individuals seeking employment in the registered nursing field do so in a rising job market for medical care professionals. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the demand for registered nurses is on a significant rise, and will continue this upswing for the foreseeable future. Between 2012 and 2022, the number of registered nurses employed in the United States is expected to increase by 19 percent.
Registered Nurse Work Environments
Nurses are needed wherever patients need care. This means there’s a variety of work environments to choose from, including:
- State, local and private hospitals
- Health clinics and physician’s offices
- Outpatient clinics
- Home healthcare at patients’ homes
- Correctional facilities
- Ambulatory facilities
- Military bases
- Nursing homes and long-term care facilities
- Birthing centers
What Is the Job Outlook for Nurses?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 9% between 2020 and 2030, with 194,500 job openings on average each year over the decade.
Registered Nurse Salary
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the average annual salary for a registered nurse is $82,750. Of course, this number could be higher or lower depending on your local job market and employer.
Why Choose Cambridge?
Students at Cambridge receive a wide range of benefits by choosing our programs. These benefits include:
- Flexible learning: Coursework is delivered via a number of channels, including classroom instruction and hands-on training at local healthcare facilities. The hybrid approach ensures that every student builds solid foundational knowledge and fundamental skills to succeed in the field.
- Comprehensive exam preparation: Students are prepared throughout the program to take and pass necessary certification examinations. This includes study sessions, assistance and practice exams.
- Mentorship and guidance: Our instructors are experienced medical professionals who guide each student through every step of the program. They provide real-world insight and advice that give students an invaluable edge in the registered nursing field.
- Job placement services: Students have the opportunity to meet with our Career Services Department, which is composed of human resource personnel and medical professionals who know what healthcare facilities want in their employees. Students are guided on their career paths before and after graduation to ensure their employment success.
You’ll receive a quality education at Cambridge, where we ensure our program meets the Florida Department of Education requirements and standards.
Associate’s Degree Program Financial Aid
Cambridge is an accredited school, which allows students to be eligible for Federal and State Financial aid. Students must fill out the FAFSA to check their eligibility and receive aid.
Cambridge also participates in the Federal Financial Aid (Title IV) Program to offer financial assistance to qualifying students and families in need. Other financial aid options may include:
- Pell Grants
- Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)
- Stafford Loans
- Veteran Benefits
- Certificate and diploma financial aid options
Student Learning Outcomes
ASN Student Testimonials
The educators at Cambridge are some of the best teachers I have witnessed EVER. Dr Morgan has to be one of my favorites of all time. His ability to break… Read more »"
Taking this opportunity to let you all know how great Cambridge is. This is my 2nd time going to this school, I received my PN in 2013 (LPN), from Cambridge I… Read more »"
Juliette Lyon (Graduate)
When I passed my boards I was on hot pursuit to find not any job…but my job…I wanted something that would challenge and motivate me plus pay what I thought… Read more »"
I absolutely LOVE my Anatomy & Physiology Professor, Dr. Morgan! He is patient and kind and you can feel that he actually cares and wants you to succeed. I love… Read more »"
I decided last year to go back to school to ultimately become a nurse. Cambridge was the first school I went to, to discuss the options of me furthering my… Read more »"
Lude Valbrun Auguste
Cambridge is a school that challenges the state of mind. They help you train your brain to think like a nurse, apply yourself like a nurse and find your passion… Read more »"
Frequently Asked Questions
What Does a Registered Nurse Do?
Registered nurses are licensed medical professionals who coordinate and provide patient care. Some of their duties include:
- Observing and communicating with patients
- Administering medications and treatments
- Preparing patients for exams
- Monitoring patient conditions
- Providing healthcare information and education
A registered nurse’s duties may vary depending on the work environment.
How Do I Become a Registered Nurse?
The first step is to get your degree at an accredited institution. From there, you’ll need to pass a licensure exam in your state and receive your license. Once licensed, you’ll be ready to enter the field as an entry-level nurse.
Is Nursing a Good Career for Me?
Nursing is an excellent career choice for students who want to start their medical careers. Nursing is a rewarding career that enables you to make a difference in the lives of so many patients. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities for advancement as you gain experience.
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