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    Associate in Science in Nursing

    Degree Information

    The Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) degree at Lackawanna College is a two-year program that will prepare you to enter the healthcare field as a graduate nurse (GN)- filling a critical nursing shortage.

    The program will take half the time of a traditional bachelor’s degree in nursing and will prepare students to take the National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN).

    Lackawanna College’s state-of-the-art simulation lab will prepare students to make clinical judgments relating to various levels of stress in healthcare environments. Nursing students will be introduced to simulation in the first semester and simulation will be included in each nursing clinical course. Classroom, laboratory and clinical nursing experiences are included throughout the curriculum.

    Curriculum Guide (PDF)

    Accreditation

    The Lackawanna College, Associate Degree in Nursing 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 202-909-2526. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lesleyan Jackson, NLN CNEA Manager of Accreditation Services, no later than April 6, 2020.

    This program is offered exclusively at the Scranton campus.