Nursing Programs

Nursing Careers

Job Opportunities for Nurses

Most nurses work in hospitals as staff nurses. Head nurses or nurse supervisors direct nursing activities; other nurses may be employed in outpatient care centers, doctors’ offices, emergency medical centers or nursing homes.

Many job opportunities are also available in:

Contact Information

All Nursing programs (along with offices of administrators and faculty) of El Centro College are located in its Center for Allied Health and Nursing at 301 North Market Street at Pacific, one block northwest of El Centro’s main campus on Elm Street in downtown Dallas.

For admissions information:

Hospital Partners
Ronchelle Kelly
rkelly@dcccd.edu
972-860-5007
office: P-105

Vocational Nursing Program

El Centro College’s Vocational Nursing program features a 12-month curriculum leading to a certificate of completion. Courses are completed in two 16-week academic semesters and two five-week summer semesters.

The program includes classroom and laboratory work on campus as well as clinical experience at various area health care facilities.

Clinical rotations may take place at: 

About These Programs

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.

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