Associate Degree of Nursing

What is an Associate Degree in Nursing?

Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life?  If so, nursing may be the career for you! Registered nurses (RNs) are healthcare professionals who provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions. They work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, schools, and the military.




Effective January 31, 2022, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

This candidacy status expires on January 31, 2024.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 9755000

Why Choose Nursing at MCC?

  • Offers an individualized approach to nursing education
  • Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Small class size
  • State-of-the-art simulation labs
  • Personalized, high quality learning opportunities at an affordable cost.

Example ADN Careers*


Job Title

After Passing Licensure Exam

U.S. Average Salary* Employment Outlook MCC 2020 NCLEX Pass Rate
Associate Degree Nursing RN

$ 24-51

per hour


Growth Projection 2018-2028**




Programs of Study in Nursing