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About These Programs
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Which program do I want?

El Centro College offers two certificates and degree programs in nursing. Both programs have separate application and admissions processes and timelines.

Use the table below to compare basic features of each program. Click on the links to get more information about detailed admission requirements, faculty bios and links to specific degree and certificate requirements.

El Centro
El Centro
length of time 24 months 12 months
number of credit hours 71 51
college El Centro College
El Centro College
satellite location North Lake College
certificates or degrees available

• Nursing Associate in Applied Sciences Degree
• LVN-RN Advanced Placement “Bridge” Program
• Perioperative Nursing Enhanced Skills Certificate

• Vocational Nursing Certificate

application deadlines

fall semester

Feb. 28

May 31

spring semester

Aug. 31


Links for More Information

Note: Links to the following websites are provided for your convenience and information and do not constitute our official endorsement.

Contact Us

If you have questions about our Nursing programs that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.

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Quick Links

El Centro Campuses

Downtown Campus

801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.860.2000
Web: Downtown Campus

Bill J Priest Campus

1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: 214.860.5900
Web: BJP Campus

West Campus

3330 N Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: 972.391.1400
Web: West Campus
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