We help you connect with entry-level jobs as a registered nurse in settings such as:
- Long-term care
- Assisted living
- Hospitals Acute care
- Specialty hospitals
- Physicians’ offices
- Home healthcare services
- Outpatient clinics
As a registered nurse, you’ll have the chance to make patients feel at ease and improve the quality of their health. Every day brings new challenges with the opportunity to learn and grow as a professional.
Our hands-on training program is designed for quick workplace entry. Our Nursing Associate of Science program can be completed in as little as 24 months, so you can make a change and prepare to begin your new career.
At Altierus, we’re here to help you build a strong foundation for success. Learn how to perform critical duties such as:
Our Nursing Associate of Science program prepares you to take the National Council Licensure Examination, which is required to work as a registered nurse. Once you’ve passed the exam, you’ll be ready to obtain a state license, demonstrating to potential employers, you’ve met the professional requirements to begin your career as a registered nurse.
Preparation and testing are included in the program at no extra cost for the following license exam:
As part of our Nursing program, you’ll be matched with a local hospital or clinic to complete clinical rotations. You’ll get the chance to practice your skills in a real healthcare setting with the guidance of working professionals. Applying skills you’ve learned in the classroom in the real world helps build your confidence so you’ll be ready to jump into your new career once you graduate.
Gain vital skills for a career in healthcare.
This course is a scientific study of the structure of the human body and its parts including relationships and functions of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous system, special senses, and the endocrine systems.
This course is designed to provide you with an overall understanding of basic microbiology, infection control, disease processes and the body’s defenses against them, and wound healing, as well as the terminology associated with each of these areas of concentration.
In this course, you’ll be introduced to the art and science of nursing, the philosophy and framework of the Altierus Career College nursing program, and the core components of Associate Degree Nursing, with a focus on professionalism, assessment, and communication.
This course is a study of the dynamic relationship between adjustment mechanisms, stress, and their effect on the personality with a focus on the role of the nursing in mental health and illness throughout the life span.
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As a non-profit career college, we reinvest in the student experience. Since 2015, we've invested millions of dollars in grants, scholarships, and facility enhancements.
* Employment is not guaranteed. Your own hard work, professionalism, attitude, and other factors impact your employment opportunities and pay.
**Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Tampa Program Disclosures.