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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:


ACCREDITATION: The Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Graduates of the Associate Degree Nurse program are eligible to take the national examination required for certification as a registered nurse (RN). The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN): 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326 - (404) 975-5000,

The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs are approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.

The Board of Commissioners granted continuing accreditation approval in October 2022 to the associate nursing program and scheduled the next evaluation visit for Spring 2030.

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: Troy Peterson, RN, BSN, 531-622-4751
Instructor: Lori Saville, RN, MSN, 531-622-4723 
Instructor: Leslie Seaman, MSN, RN, 531-622-4794 
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.  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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