MECC Nursing Program

The mission of the Mountain Empire Community College Nursing Program (AAS in Nursing degree) and other nursing programs of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is to provide affordable, community access to quality nursing education. The VCCS nursing programs prepare qualified students to provide safe, competent, entry-level nursing care in 21st century healthcare environments. Students are prepared to meet the ever-increasing complexity of the healthcare needs of the citizens of Virginia. Upon successful completion of the program, qualified graduates have the opportunity to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a registered nurse.

The mission of the Mountain Empire Community College Nursing Program (AAS in Nursing degree) and other nursing programs of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is to provide affordable, community access to quality nursing education. The VCCS nursing programs prepare qualified students to provide safe, competent, entry-level nursing care in 21st century healthcare environments. Students are prepared to meet the ever-increasing complexity of the healthcare needs of the citizens of Virginia. Upon successful completion of the program, qualified graduates have the opportunity to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a registered nurse.

For more information and to apply, visit Nursing Track 1: Two Year Curriculum.

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Nursing curriculum is to provide affordable, community access to quality nursing education. The nursing program prepares qualified students to provide safe, competent, entry-level nursing care in 21st century healthcare environments. Students are prepared to meet the ever-increasing complexity of the healthcare needs of the citizens of Virginia. Upon successful completion of the program, qualified graduates have the opportunity to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a registered nurse.

For more information and to apply, visit Nursing Track 2: Advanced Placement option for LPN Transition

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) Nursing curriculum is to provide affordable, community access to quality nursing education. The nursing program prepares qualified students to provide safe, competent, entry-level nursing care in 21st century healthcare environments. Students are prepared to meet the ever-increasing complexity of the healthcare needs of the citizens of Virginia. Upon successful completion of the program, qualified graduates have the opportunity to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a registered nurse.

For more information or to apply, visit Nursing Track 3: Part-Time Evening & Weekend.

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Nursing curriculum is to provide affordable, community access to quality nursing education. The nursing program prepares qualified students to provide safe, competent, entry-level nursing care in 21st century healthcare environments. Students are prepared to meet the ever-increasing complexity of the healthcare needs of the citizens of Virginia. Upon successful completion of the program, qualified graduates have the opportunity to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a registered nurse.

For more information or to apply, visit Nursing Track 4: Part-Time E/W Advanced Placement option for LPN Transition

For Further Information Contact:

Davis, Tess

Clarkston, Sarah

Kim Dorton, Dean, Health Sciences