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If you have a compassionate, take-charge personality with a desire to make patients feel comforted in the face of illness, then a career in nursing may be the right career for you. As the population is quickly expanding and aging the need for quality health care is greater than ever, and professionals who can provide that care are in short supply. A nursing degree from San Jacinto College will change your life and help save the lives of others.

The San Jacinto College Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing:

  • Qualifies students to apply for the National Council Licensure Exam-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) required of all registered nursing candidates. A license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) is granted by the state to graduates who pass this examination;
  • Educates nursing students on the College campus where they share learning experiences with other college students;
  • Provides unique learning opportunities in theoretical and clinical environments, concurrently, to prepare the student for successful entrance into professional nursing. Experience in patient care is received in hospitals and other agencies in the community;
  • Provides opportunity to practice with high-fidelity patient simulators; and
  • Focuses on helping students understand the nursing scope of practice and adherence to ethical nursing practice to promote quality patient outcomes.
  • Accredited by:

    The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, Georgia 30326

    Office: 404-975-5000 Fax: 404-975-5020

    Approved by:

    Texas Board of Nursing (BON) 333 Guadalupe #3-460 Austin, Texas 78701

    Office: 512-305-7400 Fax: 512-305-7401

    Career Opportunities

    As a nurse, the job opportunities are endless. Upon successful completion of the curriculum and passing of the NCLEX-RN, graduates are entering a field of infinite professional opportunities. The registered nurse is seen as a vital member of the health care team and is responsible for coordinating the majority of the care related to the patient. As the first point of contact between the patient and physician, professional nurses encompass all levels of health and well-being.

    The registered nurse can secure employment in:

  • Hospitals and clinics,
  • Home health and community health settings,
  • Education, and
  • Research and computer/technology.
  • San Jacinto College has transfer agreements with universities so our graduates can pursue bachelor’s degrees.

    Earning Potential

    Registered nurses: $81,1831 per year

    For more information, students may contact the following:

    Central Campus

    Jocelyn Hinojosa – Sr. Administrative Assistant 281-476-1501, x1617 or email [email protected]

    Patricia Carter – Sr. Administrative Assistant 281-476-1501, x1441 or email [email protected]

    North Campus

    Norma Torres – Sr. Administrative Assistant

    281-998-6150, x7863 or email [email protected]

    Central Campus North Campus

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