How can you get an associate degree in nursing online?


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Northwestern Michigan College offers an online option for its associate degree in nursing. Panola College in Texas and Indian Hills Community College in Iowa have nursing hybrid associate programs that combine both online and on-site components. Students can apply and sign up for the programs on the colleges' websites.

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Northwestern Michigan College's associate degree in nursing, which is an online version of the on-campus program, only allows full-time students to join in the fall semesters. Lab and clinical courses are still held on-site and require online student attendance. Students take a select number of program-required general education courses alongside nursing courses. Northwestern Michigan College's nursing program has accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

The Associate Degree in Nursing from Panola College is available in both traditional and hybrid formats, the latter consisting of online classes and evening and weekend clinics held near around the college. Successful completion of the program leads to participation in the National Council Licensure examination.

Indian Hills Community College's online/hybrid associate degree in nursing likewise combines online classes and on-campus work. Students take classes in sociology, oral communication, advanced nursing concepts, human anatomy and human physiology. The program takes 21 months to complete on its normal track.

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