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Nursing (selective admissions)

Ocean County College's nursing program is a
planned, two-year curriculum of classroom
study and clinical experience that prepares
graduates for employment in various health care
settings such as hospitals, sub acute and long
term care facilities and various other health
care settings.  Successful completion of the
program leads to the Associate in Applied Science
(A.A.S.) degree and eligibility to take the
licensure examination for Registered Nurses in
New Jersey.  Employment availability is based on
market conditions.

Accreditation:  The OCC nursing program has full
accreditation from the Accreditation Commission
for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree
Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(telephone:  404-975-5000) and by
the New Jersey Board of Nursing.

Required Courses:

1 of the following 2 Chemistry courses is required:

Additional Requirements:

  • Three (3) credits selected from the list of Approved General Education Courses. Complete the course with a Minimum Grade of a "C".
  • One Math course (except MATH 151) from the list of Approved General Education Courses (MATH 156 recommended) with a Minimum Grade of a "C".