Program: Career Ladder Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program provide a high-quality nursing education to qualified and diverse students for the development of entry-level nurses who are prepared to meet the evolving healthcare needs of the community. The faculty strives to create a student-centered environment of collaboration, lifelong learning, and mentorship to promote academic excellence and compassionate nursing care.

Accreditation Statement & Contact Info

The Associate Degree Nursing program and LVN to RN Career Ladder program at Long Beach City College at the LAC Campus located in Long Beach, California is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road N.E., Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000. The program is also approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the Career Ladder Nursing Program are eligible to transfer into the upper-division nursing courses in ADN to bachelor’s degree nursing programs and ADN to master’s degree nursing programs. The Certificate of Achievement prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN. 

Persons who complete only the 30 Unit Option certificate program are not graduates of an accredited ADN Program and may not qualify for licensure in other states and/or for admission to graduate programs in nursing.
 

Degrees & Certificates

Nursing: LVN to RN (AS + Cert)

Associate in Science (AS), LVN to RN Career Ladder

The degree prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, the registered nurse national licensing exam. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Synthesize the theories and principles that encompass the nursing process and pathological conditions. 
  • Manage all aspects of the nursing process to achieve positive patient outcomes. 

Certificate of Achievement, LVN to RN Career Ladder 

The Certificate of Achievement prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN. Persons who complete only the certificate are not graduates of an accredited ADN program and may not qualify for a license by endorsement in other states nor qualify for transfer to an ADN to BSN program.