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Our Associate of Science in Nursing is putting more Registered Nurses to work in Acadiana and beyond. Our RN program provides students with the knowledge, skills, ability, values, and competencies required to practice nursing at the professional level. Through classroom instruction and clinical experiences, this program prepares individuals to perform nursing skills and provide care to patients in all arenas of healthcare - from the acute care bedside to hospice or the home.

***Click here for information on our LPN to RN Transition Program.

Students make clinical rounds at acute care facilities in the Acadiana area as well as outpatient, home health, and hospice settings. Students should note that some courses have prerequisites, which must be completed before enrolling into upper level courses and continuing in the program.

Graduates will be eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), which must be successfully passed before applying for licensure with the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) to practice as a registered nurse (RN). A selective admission process is used to select candidates for enrollment in the program. General education requirements as well as the core nursing courses in this program may be transferable to a baccalaureate of nursing (BSN) program.

Upon completion of this program, our RNs: 

  • Demonstrate the ability to function as an advocate for patients and families while providing culturally-sensitive patient-centered care in a variety of healthcare settings
  • Synthesize use of current evidence-based practices in making nursing judgments and clinical decisions to promote health and wellness
  • Collaborate with nursing teams and interdisciplinary team members to provide safe, competent care for insuring optimal patient outcomes
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge, skills, and attitudes as a beginning nurse generalist to improve the quality and safety of healthcare
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current technology and safety factors in providing care to assigned patients
  • Demonstrate and apply professional integrity and accountability within established legal standards and ethical principles
  • Practice safe and competent nursing care utilizing the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains
  • Meet national and state expectations within the nursing profession as demonstrated by successfully completing the NCLEX-RN licensure exam

Are you ready to apply to the Registered Nursing program? See program courses and specific degree requirements

Here's some info you need to know:

  • Download the application and fill it out completely. Incomplete or late applications are not accepted.
  • Deadline to apply is April 17,2020 at 4 p.m.
  • Return completed applications to Melinda Richard in room 209, Health and Sciences Building, 1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA, between 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Applications must be submitted in person. Applications returned through U.S. mail will not be accepted.
  • For questions, call 337- 521-9628.

Our Campuses

Acadia Parish

Acadian Campus

1933 W. Hutchinson Ave. 
Crowley, LA 70526
(337) 788-7521

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Evangeline Parish

C.B. Coreil Campus

1124 Vocational Dr.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(337) 363-2197


Iberia Parish

New Iberia Campus

908 Ember Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
P: (337) 373-0185

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International School of Aviation Excellence 

1113 Vortex Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 373-0106

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Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Campus

1101 Bertrand Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-9000

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St. Landry Parish

T.H. Harris Campus

332 East South St.
Opelousas, LA 70570
P: (337) 943-1518

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St. Martin Parish

Evangeline Campus

6305 Main Highway
St. Martinville, LA 70582
(337) 394-2750

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St. Mary Parish

Franklin Campus

1013 Perret St.
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 413-8146

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Young Memorial Campus

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
P: (985) 380-2957

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Terrebonne Parish

Maritime and Corporate Training Center

331 Dickson Road
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 372-6247

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Vermilion Parish

Gulf Area Campus

1115 Clover St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
P: (337) 893-4984

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