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Registered Nursing Program

The two-year registered nursing program at College of the Canyons is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge required to assume the responsibilities of an entry level registered nurse.

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BSN Pathways: How do I earn my BSN?

The COC nursing program has coordinated with several universities that allow concurrent enrollment so that you could be working towards a BSN degree at the same time you are in the COC nursing program.

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Salary & Labor Market Information

Registered nurses are in high demand. To find out about a career in Nursing, click on the LEARN MORE button below. Other helpful links: Salary Surfer and RN Workforce

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Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care

Patient care is more than just healing - it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul.

If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently?

CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, shared this video, titled "Empathy," with the Cleveland Clinic staff during his 2012 State of the Clinic address on Feb. 27, 2013.

College of the Canyons Registered Nursing Program earns Gold Star recognition under the Strong Workforce Stars program.



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Nursing Program Information Sessions
Want to apply to the RN Program? Plan to Attend an Information Session!

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Looking for other Nursing opportunities? Check out these links:
  Career Opportunities  |  Volunteer Opportunites


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  • Accreditation Information The College of College of the Canyons, Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037
    Evidence of Public Posting of Accreditation Interest for NLN-CNEA.
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The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic groups, identity, religion, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, mental disability or physical disability including persons with AIDS/ARC/HIV in any of its policies, procedure, or practices. This nondiscrimination statement covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, the District's programs, services and activities.