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The Associate Degree Nursing program at MCC prepares students to become a registered nurse in the healthcare world. Students will learn best practices for helping patients and providing care through instruction, labs and clinical experience.

Nurses are caring and compassionate, but also quick thinkers, dedicated and resourceful. Nurses perform a vast variety of jobs in one, including caring for patients, speaking with doctors, checking vital signs, administering medicine and more.

The graduate of this program is eligible to write the National Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse.

Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate in Applied Science:


Program Director/Instructor: Richelle 'Ricki' Christensen, RN, MSN, 531-622-4790  
Instructor: Diana Blum, RN, MSN, 531-622-4651 
Instructor: Kristin Dolezal, RN, MSN, 531-622-4782 
Instructor: Nancy Pares, RN, MSN, 531-622-4787 
Instructor: Troy Peterson, RN, BSN, 531-622-4751
Instructor: Lori Saville, RN, MSN, 531-622-4723 
Instructor: Katelyn Schweitzer, RN, MSN, CNM, 531-622-8766 
Instructor: Alex Winter, RN, MSN, EdD, 531-622-4784 

If you have questions regarding the program, please contact the program director at the email provided above or at 531-622-4787.  If you are ready to get started with program requirements or the application process, please call 531-622-2400 to schedule your advising appointment with a Success Navigator or Academic Advisor. 

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