Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.Please visit
dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to
learn how to prepare for online classes.
The Nursing program at El Centro will prepare you for a career in health care where you can really make a difference in people's lives. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.
El Centro College’s Associate Degree Nursing program leads to the
Associate Degree Nursing AAS (Associate in Applied Sciences degree) and can be completed in two years over fall and spring semesters.
El Centro also partners with
Methodist Health System for a distance learning program, Hospital Partners.
Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program is by a competitive ranking process.
Find out more about
information sessions and download the
information packet for Associate Degree Nursing.
Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.
El Centro's program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460; Austin, Tx. 78701; phone: 512-305-7400; fax: 512-305-) and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, Ga. 30326; phone: 404-975-5000; fax: 404-975-5020).
North Lake is an authorized site for El Centro's Associate Degree Nursing program; students attend classes at North Lake but receive their degree from El Centro.
Please contact El Centro College’s
Health Occupations Admissions Office if you are interested in transferring to a four-year institution after you complete your associate degree.