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El Centro ADN Program

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.

North Lake College serves as an authorized site for El Centro’s ADN program. Students can attend all ADN classes at North Lake and receive their degree from El Centro College.

El Centro also partners with Texas Health Resources, Hospital Corporation of America Inc., the Dallas VA Medical Center and Methodist Health System for a distance learning program, Hospital Partners.

How to Get Started and How to Apply

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.

Get complete information about El Centro’s Nursing programs.

Courses Offered (Curriculum)

The catalog provides detailed information about the courses we offer and the courses required for:

Accreditation and Affiliations

Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.   

El Centro’s Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing INC (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, Ga., 30326; phone: 404-975-5000; fax: 404-975-5020) and approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe #3-460; Austin, Texas 78701; phone: 512-305-7400, fax: 512-305-7401).


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.

Faculty Profiles

Our Associate Degree Nursing faculty not only have degrees and certifications in their field but have on-the-job experience, making them able to relate to the challenges you’ll face in the workplace. Our faculty members work closely with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to prepare for your career in nursing.

See profiles of some of our Associate Degree Nursing faculty.

Contact Us

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