Nursing, Associate Degree
Nursing is a unique, dynamic profession committed to holistic care of the client through health promotion and the diagnosis and treatment of human response to actual or potential health problems.
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is a 60-credit-hour curriculum that leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree. Graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) as defined by the Texas Board of Nursing.
Applications for our fall 2018 Traditional RN and LVN-ADN Transition Tyler tracks will be accepted Feb. 1 - Feb. 9, 2018.
ADN Information Sessions
If you're interested in learning about the requirements to be a student in the Associate Degree Nursing program, please join us for a short information session on the following dates.
Monday, November 27, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in RNHS 1.131
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in RNHS 1.131
Immunization requirements for ADN students
Effective September 1, 2017, all students applying to the Associate Degree Nursing program are required to submit, with their application, a positive titer for the following immunizations: MMR, Varicella and Hepatitis B. Additional requirements due with your application include: a negative Tuberculosis Test, proof of Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (tDAP) vaccination (within the last 10 years) and current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR card.
Three ways to complete your Associate's Degree in Nursing
This is offered on the Tyler campus and the program starts every Fall and Spring semester.
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The Tyler Junior College School of Nursing and Health Sciences includes programs designed for workforce training in nursing and allied health fields. We're ready for you.
Why Choose Nursing at TJC
Average costs for two years at TJC are less than a third the cost of taking the same two years at a state university
Our brand new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences building includes three floors of high tech training equipment
Nursing is one of the most in-demand professions in the US. This means great pay, benefits and fantastic employment prospects
Excellent Job Placement
Located in the heart of the medical district in Tyler, TJC provides an excellent gateway into hospital, home health and other healthcare professions
High NCLEX Pass Rate
Our graduates have a 93.97 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for RNs.
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Who We Are
- Misty Baggett, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Danielle Bruffett, Records Coordinator - ADN
- Linda Caldwell, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing (Jacksonville)
- Suzanne Cheeseman, Professor/Coordinator - Associate Degree Nursing-Jacksonville
- Ginger Christiansen, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Karen Cooper, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Cathy Garcia, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Pamela Hopkins, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Denise Hudson, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Amanda Jenkins, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Amber LeBarron, Professor/Program Coordinator - Associate Degree Nursing
- Jodi Seal, Department Chair - Associate Degree Nursing
- Carla Shirley, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Sandy Sims, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Alicia Tyler, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Cindy Ward, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Paula Weaver, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Shelley Welch, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Shanita Wideman, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
- Jennifer Wilson, Professor - Associate Degree Nursing
Information in Nursing, Associate Degree
Our program is approved by:
Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
The Tyler Junior College, Associate Degree Nursing program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status 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 Andrea Browning, NLN CNEA Manager of Accreditation Services, no later than August 24, 2017.
For students in this program who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.